News & Events
CDC releases new TB Personal Stories.
CDC’s Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) is proud to share new personal stories of people diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis (TB) disease. These new stories (filmed prior to the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic), are part of our ongoing TB Personal Stories series to raise awareness about TB in the United States.
CDC adds new resources to the World TB Day digital toolkit.
Visit the World TB Day digital toolkit for new resources, including tips and sample key messages, ideas for continuing to raise awareness World TB Day, sample social media content, and Spanish-language digital graphics.
March 2 (2-3:30 PM PST)
Diagnosing and Treating Latent TB Infection Virtual Meeting – Oregon Health Authority
Review the diagnosis and treatment of LTBI and receive new updates
March 18 (8:00 AM- 12:00 PM EST)
Breathe Pennsylvania – 2021 Tuberculosis Conference
TB Virtual Conference offering 3.00 Nursing or Respiratory Credits
March 19 (1-4 PM EST)
New York City World TB Day Webinar
This virtual conference will address the TB prevention and elimination efforts in New York City, in the United States, and across the globe. Topics will include the state of TB in NYC, the CRUSH-TB Trial, and the global impact of COVID-19 on TB.
March 22 (12:30 - 1:30 PM PST)
World TB Day at TB ECHO
This TB ECHO session will highlight a TB survivor sharing her story and dedication to connecting with other survivors. This event will also include a review of WA State TB trends.
March 23 (8:00 AM-9:00 AM PST)
World TB Day 2021: Integrating TB and Mental Health Services to End the Epidemic
A webinar about TB and mental health service integration.
March 24 (10:30 AM - 12 PM EST)
Thomas Q Garvey MD JD Annual Public Health Lecture
Inaugural public health lecture on World TB Day to honor Dr. Garvey’s TB Advocacy work.
March 24 (12 PM PST)
Together San Diego Livestream featuring CARE TB
Tune in to the San Diego Union-Tribune “Together San Diego” Livestream featuring CARE TB, Vietnamese & Filipino Community Outreach.
March 24 (12-1:30 PM EST)
Learn to differentiate between infectious diseases such as TB, NTMs, pneumonia and COVID-19. Hear Virginia program and epi updates. This event is primarily intended for Virginia Department of Health staff, including Local Health Departments and Central Office staff.
March 24 (9 AM-12 PM EST)
Indiana World TB Day Virtual Educational Event
The Indiana Department of Health is hosting a virtual educational event in honor of World TB Day. This free educational forum addresses TB in Indiana with topics including Latent TB Infection Treatment Guidelines, the History of TB in Indiana, TB Survivor Stories, and an Epidemiology Update. A link to access the virtual event will be sent to individuals that register in advance of the event.
March 24 (12:30 PM-1:30 PM PST)
The State of TB in Los Angeles County in the COVID-19 Era: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know
Dr. Julie Higashi will share TB case data for 2020, talk about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on TB services, and recognize the efforts of our healthcare workers on the frontline that have continued to help TB patients stay healthy.
March 24 (10 AM-12:30 PM PDT)
Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) and UCSF Center for Tuberculosis World TB Day Webinar
Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) and the UCSF Center for Tuberculosis will co-host the World TB Day Webinar. The event will feature presentations from international leaders in TB research and policymaking and will focus on exciting UCSF research advances and preview upcoming programs.