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Iron County TB case reported


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HURLEY — There has been a diagnosed case of tuberculosis in Iron County, but health officials say there is little danger to the public.

According to an Iron County Health Department press release, the department is working with neighboring Ashland and Bayfield counties to ensure the safety of the community.

Health Officer Zona Wick told the Daily Globe she has also contacted the relevant health providers in the area, as well as the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department.

“Providers need to know we now need to be screening people and asking the...