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Case of tuberculosis reported at Cheatham Co. school

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ASHLAND CITY, TN (WSMV) -

The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed Wednesday that there is an active case of tuberculosis at Sycamore High School in Cheatham County.

Officials say the Cheatham County School System was made aware of a possible issue on March 11 and TDOH confirmed the case on March 27.

TDOH says the school system is fully cooperating with the investigation.

Officials are working to schedule an on-site clinic to test students identified by the Department of Health who were in close contact.

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