Case of Tuberculosis Reported at Lincoln High

A case of tuberculosis has been reported at San Diego’s Lincoln High School and health officials say others may have been exposed.

Health officials say folks may have been exposed sometime between March 12 and June 12.

Students can be tested for tuberculosis on Tuesday at the school at 4777 Imperial Ave.

Symptoms of tuberculosis include persistent cough, fever, night sweats and unexplained weight loss, said County Public Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten.

At 112 cases so far this year, the number of tuberculosis cases in San Diego County is down compared to last year’s 206 reported cases.

If you have questions about this potential exposure, call the county’s TB control program at 619-692-8621.

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