Tuberculosis testing started Tuesday for some 200 students in the Denton Independent School District. A student, who transferred from Ennis High School, tested positive For TB and had to be hospitalized last week.
The director of the Denton County Health Department says a Denton High School student probably has an active, contagious case of tuberculosis.
The Denton Independent School District has sent parents a letter warning them that a Denton High School student is hospitalized with a possible case of tuberculosis.
A Denton High School student who recently moved from Ennis has been hospitalized following complications that could be connected to Tuberculosis.
The tuberculosis scare in the Ennis ISD has some North Texas parents and school districts concerned about school football teams taking the field against players from Ennis.
Parents in Ennis received a crash course in tuberculosis as state health officials tried to ease concerns about the spread of the disease Wednesday.
State health officials headed back out to Ennis to determine how many students and faculty members in the Ennis ISD have tuberculosis.
The tuberculosis scare affecting this city is taking a more serious turn.
A state-ordered retesting of Ennis High School students for Tuberculosis has parents concerned the tests aren’t going far enough.
The Texas Department of State Health Services will send examiners back to Ennis High School Wednesday morning to complete a new round of tuberculosis skin exams to determine if more students have been exposed to the airborne illness.
The Ennis ISD posted a letter on their website, saying that tuberculosis screenings had resulted in “a higher than hoped level of positives.”
A teacher in the Ennis ISD has tested positive for tuberculosis. The district will send a letter to students and parents to identify potential contacts.