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)
0.4
2019
Idaho
0.4
2019
National
2.7
2019

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

 

upcoming events



Oct 27 5:15 pm
CDH Board of Health Meeting

The next Board of Health meeting is on October 27 at 5:15 pm - view the public notice & agenda, HERE. View the updated Ada County Order, HERE. The CDH Board of Health will hold meetings via video conference on Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. at its Armstrong Office in Boise, ID. Learn more about BOH meetings, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.

Serving You During COVID-19

Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.