As Tuberculosis Case Expands, Students At Two More Lafayette Schools To Be Tested
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL) -- Students at two additional schools will be tested for tuberculosis following a possible case of the disease at Lafayette High School earlier in the week.
The state's Office of Public Health says 200 tests will be administered Monday and Tuesday to students at Truman Montessori and Alice Boucher Elementary Schools.
Lafayette Parish School System officials say they've already notified those students, faculty, and staff who require testing.
Public health officials stress they have not identified any new suspected cases.