CDC Recognizes Multiple California-Based TB Elimination Champions

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday, in observance of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, recognized a slate of public health professionals as 2022 CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions. According to the CDC, the champions have adapted to the changing health care landscape and played an important role in ensuring equitable access to TB services.

Out of the eight TB champions recognized by the CDC, the following California local health department teams were acknowledged:

  • Monterey County Public Health Department – TB Control Unit
  • Solano County Public Health – TB Control Program

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital Infection Prevention Team in Los Angeles County was also recognized.

Additional information on the 2022 CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions is available here.