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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Trainings

The Imperial County Public Health Department’s Tuberculosis Program hosted a Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Treatment Medical Update for more than thirty local healthcare providers on Tuesday, March 26th at the Fairfield Inn in El Centro. The main speaker at the event was Neha Shah, MD, MPH, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination Field Medical Officer, California Department of Public Health The purpose of the event was to discuss LTBI treatment options, QuantiFERON®-TB testing and launch a collaborative effort to treat LTBI in the local community in order to improve treatment adherence and reduce the number of active TB cases in Imperial County.