County: Migrant kids, families no threat to public health
Posted Jul 12, 2014, 12:12 pm
...the children are medically evaluated by personnel from U.S. Public Health Services, which includes skin testing for tuberculosis, tests for pregnancy, and assessments for behavioral health problems.
Each unaccompanied minor is also given three vaccines that cover measles, mumps and rubella, pertussis and diphtheria, and meningococcus. This week according to Dr. Garcia, public health officials added vaccinations for influenza.
According to the report, of the 4,000 unaccompanied minors processed at the Nogales Processing Center there were two cases of flu, two cases of chicken pox, and a single case of tuberculosis.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The conservatives have been trying to scare people about the diseases the immigrant children are spreading and until just now, I didn't know what procedures the US was using to prevent this from happening:
Posted by Steve J. at 6:34 PM