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TB Information for Health Providers

Updated August 19, 2016

Change in the Tuberculosis (TB) School Mandate 

Beginning June 1, 2014, the Santa Clara County Tuberculosis (TB) School Mandate will change from a requirement for universal TB testing to a requirement for universal TB risk assessment.
The new Santa Clara County Public Health Department Risk Assessment for School Entry form will be required for school registration effective June 1, 2014 for all children enrolling in kindergarten or transferring, at any grade level, from outside of Santa Clara County. 
Please discard all prior references to the TB School Mandate and replace with changes in the  

Cover of TB School MandateTuberculosis (TB) School Mandate 


Thank you for helping us protect the health of children in Santa Clara County. 

If you have questions about any of the above changes, please contact us.
Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention and Control Program
Public Health Department
976 Lenzen Avenue, Suite 1700
San Jose, CA 95126

Phone: 408-885-4214
Fax: 408-885-2331 

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