April 22, 2022
Under the direction of the HNTC leadership team is responsible for the effective handling of a wide variety of multifaceted duties assigned within areas of nursing including, but not limited to: medical consultation, funded research studies, needs assessments, and educational product development.
On World TB Day, we partnered with the City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District City Chest Clinic and Texas Center for Infectious Disease to host a community event focused on TB education and the effects of COVID-19.
An online webcast was hosted discussing The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on TB, Non-HIV TB Related Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome, Study 31, New XDR-TB Terminology, and Patient Voices.
Elizabeth Reyes, 30, has become familiar with the dreadful symptoms of TB. She’s been battling the illness for 17 months and has been an admitted patient for a year at San Antonio’s TCID, 200 miles from her home in Houston. To this day, she has no idea how she caught TB.
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The poster can be used by TB programs and other healthcare settings to help educate people with TB, as well as people at risk for TB.
The revised Stop TB poster Incorporates new graphics, Describes how TB is spread, Explains the difference between latent TB infection and TB disease, Includes symptoms of active TB disease, and Highlights the importance of completing TB treatment to help stop TB.
English print copies of the Stop TB poster are available free of charge from CDC-Info on Demand Publications. An announcement will be shared when Spanish print copies of the Stop TB poster are available.