The Georgia Department of Public Health will be on hand tomorrow in Trion to offer free screenings for tuberculosis after a Trion High School student tested positive for TB last week.

Trion City School Superintendent Dr. Phil Williams says that the school system is working closely with the Georgia Department of Public Health on the matter.

Trion City Schools will be offering a free TB test tomorrow, Wednesday, May 30th, to any student that is concerned about their exposure. The test is being offered in the Trion Elementary School Gym from 8:30 a.m. -7 p.m. The skin test reading is scheduled at the same location for Friday, June 1, from 8:30 a.m. -7 p.m.

Additional information about tuberculosis is available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  Parents can also contact the Chattooga County Health Department at 706-857-3471.

From AM 1180