TB Basics - Minnesota Dept. of Health

TB Basics

  • TB and One Man's Story
    This 26-minute video addresses fears and stigma associated with TB in the Somali culture, describes the symptoms of TB disease, explains how TB is transmitted, clarifies the difference between TB disease and latent TB infection, and stresses the importance of working with physicians and other health professionals in order to be treated for and cured from TB. The video is in Somali and comes with an English translation of the script. To order a video free of charge, please fill out the TB and One Man's Story DVD Request.
  • Tuberculosis, Germs, and Medicine
    Video produced by Public Health Madison and Dane County, WI that provides information about treatment for TB. The video is in Hmong with English subtitles.
  • Home Sputum Collection Video
    Video produced by Public Health Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin that will show you how to provide a sputum specimen that was requested by your health care provider.
  • TB Awareness and Treatment ECHO-TV Program
    Developed as an educational and outreach tool for persons at elevated risk for TB, the DVD contains seven versions of a 20-minute show in the following languages: English, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Each version was taped using bilingual and bicultural hosts and health care providers. All non-English programs are subtitled in English. To order a video free of charge, please fill out the TB Awareness and Treatment DVD Request.

Think TB poster with symptoms and referral guidance.

Tuberculosis (TB) Keep Your Family Healthy poster in English and Hmong together.

  • CDC: Basic TB Facts
    Overview of TB from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: What TB is, how it spreads, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
  • Ethnomed
    A University of Washington site that contains translated TB patient educational materials.
Updated Tuesday, 05-Feb-2019 08:41:42 CST