Mandatory testing to commence after confirmed tuberculosis case at local elementary school

Mandatory testing to commence after confirmed tuberculosis case at local elementary school

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A local elementary school is working to test students and faculty who may have been exposed to tuberculosis this week. In a letter to families on Tuesday, the principal of Helen Jydstrup Elementary confirmed a person at the school was diagnosed with tuberculosis. School administrators are working with the Southern Nevada Health District to develop a plan to test those who had close contact with the infected person, Principal Christina M. Miani stated. For those people, …