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Tuberculosis Control Program


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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Tuberculosis Control Program
2615 S. Grand Avenue, Room 507
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone: (213) 745-0800
Fax: (213) 749-0926
Email: tbc@ph.lacounty.gov
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  • School TB Screening Policy

    Effective July 1, 2012, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has rescinded the universal TB testing requirement for children entering kindergarten or a California school for the first time. Instead, universal TB screening and risk-based testing has been incorporated into the existing CA State physical examination requirement for children entering first grade. Health providers, as part of this routine health assessment, should screen students and test them for TB only if a risk factor is present.

    For the Public:

    Updated TB Screening Requirement Policy Statement

    How to Apply for Health Coverage

    For Providers:

    Rx for Prevention Article on School TB Screening Policy Change

    Report of Health Examination for School Entry (PM 171)

    Risk Assessment Questionnaire
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    AAP Periodicity Schedule

     
    Report TB
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