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Tuberculosis (TB) Control and Prevention Program

The mission of the TB Program is to control, prevent, and eventually eliminate tuberculosis from the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Program aims to detect every case of TB in Virginia, assure that every case is adequately and completely treated, and prevent transmission of TB in communities.


Tuberculosis News

The 2013 Annual TB Report is now available.  Click here to view the report.

 

World TB Day was March 24.  Check out the resources on the CDC website: http://www.cdc.gov/tb/events/WorldTBDay  

 

CDC Fact Sheet on TB Drug Resistance in the US

 

Current Exception List: Countries at Lower Risk for TB

 

Congratulations to the health districts that were presented Traveling Spittoon Awards  at the 2013 TB/Refugee Nurse Training:

  • Crater
  • Central Shenandoah
  • New River
  • Norfolk
  • Prince William

The nurses who accepted the awards would like to credit the entire TB teams in their districts who support TB control efforts.

 

Southeastern National TB Center Training and Education Calendar

 

 

Last Updated: 08-20-2014

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