BREATHE LA was founded in 1903 to address then-epidemic Tuberculosis (TB) and remains dedicated to the elimination of TB in Los Angeles County
Locations where TB testing is offered free or at low cost. For assistance with COPD management, please contact (323) 935-8050 x237.
BREATHE LA Trudeau Society of Greater Los Angeles is named in honor of
Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau (1848-1915), the first doctor to develop
the sanatorium concept of treating tuberculosis.
Los Angeles County TB Control Program: Collaborating with Community
Groups to Organize and Present a Successful World TB Day Symposium
According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Tuberculosis Control Program Epidemiology Department , data is not
collected on legal vs. illegal immigrants related to transmission of
Tuberculosis (TB), considered by many to be under control in the
developed world, continues to be a public health threat as funding for
treatment and public awareness dwindles.