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



Dec 158:30am
REGULAR BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING

The next Regular Board of Health meeting will be held on Friday, December 15, 2023 at 8:30am at 707 N. Armstrong Pl, Boise The Board Meeting schedule is posted inside CDH Headquarters and on the Board Meetings page, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.

May 16 10:00am - 2:00pm
FREE HEALTH SCREENING

Make your health a priority and attend a free health screening event! Screenings consist of a single finger poke to run a full lipid panel (Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, and Blood Glucose) and an A1C test. Screenings take approximately 20 minutes and participants will leave with a copy of their results. Know your numbers – Get Screened! No appointment necessary, at the Mountain Home Library.