Tuberculosis Resources

Tuberculosis Resources


Healthcare Facility Tuberculosis Risk Assessment

All healthcare facilities should assess their tuberculosis risk on an annual basis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have published guidelines for healthcare facilities to use in order to conduct a facility tuberculosis risk assessment.

The Risk Assessment Worksheet (pdf or Word version) includes questions that need to be answered in order to determine a facility’s risk classification (Appendix C of Guidelines document).

Tuberculosis Incidence Rates for Use in Risk Assessment

Area
Rate Per 100,000 Population
Year
Health District 4 (Community)
1.59
2018
Idaho
0.9
2018
National
2.8
2018

Tuberculosis Clinic
The TB Clinic provides evaluation and treatment for clients who may have Latent TB. The TB Clinic is located at:

Family Medicine Health Center - Emerald Clinic
6565 Emerald St
Boise, ID 83704
ph: 208-514-2503

 

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