Texas Department of Health and Human Services Announcement Regarding Middle School South

Texas Department of State Health Services Announcement Concerning Middle School South
Posted on 02/21/2018
Texas Department of State Health Services

Dear Boerne ISD Family,

Officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) notified our district Tuesday that an individual at Boerne Middle School South tested positive for Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is an airborne disease caused by a bacteria and is treatable with antibiotics. The individual has been absent from the campus since the beginning of February and the TDSHS is closely monitoring the potential for any additional cases.

This monitoring includes steps to be discussed during the community meetings listed below, but the TDSHS is not recommending we interrupt normal school operations at this time.

-Community Meeting #1: Boerne Middle School South campus, Thursday, February 22, 5:00 and at 7:00pm.

     En español in the BMSS Library

     In English in the BMSS Cafeteria

-Community Meeting #2: Boerne Middle School South campus, Tuesday, February 27, 5:00 and at 7:00pm.

     En español  in the BMSS Library

     In English in the BMSS Cafeteria

For more information, please see the attached from the Texas Department of Health Services or you may contact them directly at 210-949-2000.

TDSHS Release Statement

We will continue to inform you of any important new developments.

Thomas Price, Ed.D.
Superintendent
Boerne ISD

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