Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 27th, 1995
Officials for both elementary school districts said the stiffer policy is necessary to prevent the spread of the communicable disease in schools. So far, there have been no cases of TB in either district, officials said.
The county requires tuberculosis skin testing for all students entering Orange County schools in second through 12th grades. The state requires testing for first-graders.
The school board of the Huntington Beach City School District gave...
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