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Oberlin College Community Member Diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Feb. 25, 2015

Oberlin College was recently notified by the Mercy Tuberculosis Clinic Lorain County) that a member of the campus community has been diagnosed with an active case of tuberculosis (TB). The individual has responded well to treatment under the care of the clinical staff at Mercy TB Clinic and no longer poses a health risk to others. The individual is expected to make a full recovery.

The college is working closely with the Mercy TB Clinic and the Ohio Department of Health to identify persons who were at risk of exposure and to offer tests to those persons as well as all members of the campus community who have any concerns about exposure. Read more.