This is an informational notice from Saguache County Public Health. It is *not* an emergency. A resident in our area has tested positive for Tuberculosis. Risk of transmission to others is low, but Public Health officials will be contacting those who may be at risk of TB exposure in order to see if testing is needed. If you have questions, you may call Saguache County Public Health at (719) 655-2533 or Rio Grande County Public Health at (719)657-3352, or visit www.SLVEmergency.org.
In addition, the following link may be useful to you or your constituents:
Tuberculosis: Get the Facts! Brochure
http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/pamphlets/tbgtfctseng.pdf (English and