Person at local school contracts tuberculosis

April 2, 2009 2:25:00 PM PDT
The Health Department is testing people at a local high school who may have come in contact with someone who contracted tuberculosis. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The testing is going on at Chavez High School on Howard and Allendale. Officials with the Health Department say they were notified about a week ago of the TB case, and have since identified several people who may have come in close contact with the patient. They will not say whether that patient was student or employee.

The Health Department is offering skin tests to those affected.

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