Amarillo, TX - After nearly 100 people in Curry County were exposed to active tuberculosis 2 weeks ago, 85 of them were tested and 5 test results came back positive.
The health department said there is no need to worry because these new cases are not contagious and easily treated.
The new cases only represent 6 percent of those tested, and according to the CDC, an average 20 to 30 usually test positive.
The health department will offer individuals with confirmed TB treatment and said no further testing is needed on community members.
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has released enrollment numbers for two-year colleges across the country, including the most popular programs for students.
After a deadly flu season, Texas is finally starting to see a significant decrease in flu cases.
The southbound and center turn lanes on S Grand Street at 27th Avenue will be closed beginning Tuesday.
According to gas experts, fuel prices in Amarillo are 5.5 cents less than they were last week, averaging at $2.23 a gallon.
The City of Amarillo is helping coordinate an outreach event for the residents of the Christ Church Camp of New Beginnings.