Resources to Promote World TB Day 2019

World TB Day on Sunday, March 24, commemorates the discovery of the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium and aims to raise awareness about the global impact of TB. This year’s theme, “It’s time,” urges global leaders to take action to address TB and advance towards TB elimination. Local health departments are key stakeholders in the prevention and control of TB in their communities, conducting screening in high risk populations, leading contact investigations, and linking individuals to care.

Here are a few ways you can get involved in World TB Day.

Stay tuned for a feature interview post highlighting one example of how local health departments are participating in World TB Day to protect their communities from TB!

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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