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Hometown Headlines: Two cases of TB reported in Polk County

February 12, 2018--6:09 a.m.


Two cases of tuberculosis have been reported within the Polk County School District, one at Cedartown Middle School and the other Cherokee Elementary.

Apparently some Cedartown High School students “needed testing as a precaution due to them riding the bus,” according to a post from the school system on Facebook.

Public health officials say the confirmed TB cases are being treated at home and do not present a danger to others.

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