LODI (CBS13) – Officials say a person has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis at Tokay High School in Lodi.
San Joaquin County Public Health Services made the announcement on Tuesday, noting that the person has already been quarantined and is receiving medical care. Officials say letters were sent home to parents, alerting them of the situation.READ MORE: VIDEO: Thieves Steal $2K Plant From Davis Shop
Not everyone will be tested for exposure to the disease, officials say, only the students or staff members known to have shared a classroom or other space with the infected person.READ MORE: Citrus Heights Police Investigate Shooting On Birdcage Street
The tests will be performed at school.
It is unclear if the person infected with TB is a student or staff member.MORE NEWS: 'A Fun Family Tradition': 5-Year-Old Crowned Champion Of Calaveras County's 2022 Jumping Frog Jubilee
TB is an infection spread through the air, but often requires hours-long contact with an infected person.