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TUBERCULOSIS XEORXIA: cases of active tuberculosis confirmed in two primary schools in Floyd County





ROMA, Ga. – Floyd County schools warn students and parents after health officials confirmed active tuberculosis cases in two primary schools.

The school district issued a statement saying the Georgia Department of Health has confirmed a case each in Elementary and Johnson Elementary.

The Department of Health is sending home letters today with more information.

"These letters will provide more details and will help determine if your child should be tested," said the district.

We are working to find out how many children can be exposed to Channel 2 Action News at 5 in the morning.


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School officials said that, in spite of the cases, the risk of infecting with TB is low. They also said that confirmed cases are being treated at home and are not a danger to others.

The superintendent said Channel 2 action news that all students and teachers will have the opportunity to take a TB test.


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