Health
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First Local Zika-related Birth Defect Reinforces Travel Advisory

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Pregnant women, women who could become pregnant and couples considering pregnancy are advised to avoid traveling to areas with known Zika transmission after a baby with the severe birth defect microcephaly was born in San Diego County. The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reports the mother was infected with the Zika virus […]

Government
County Employee Donations Help Local Nonprofits02:05

VIDEO: County Employee Donations Help Local Nonprofits

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Today the San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization distributed $178,630 in grants to 92 nonprofit organizations throughout the San Diego region. The funds are provided through the donations of County of San Diego employees and retirees. Checks were presented to recipients by CECO at its annual awards breakfast. Charitable organizations receiving grants included Access Youth […]

Families
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – You’re Not Alone03:07

VIDEO: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – You’re Not Alone

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In San Diego County, there are over 24,000 grandparents raising grandchildren and hundreds more relative caregivers. Often times, these caregivers have changed their plans for retirement and relaxation to step in to care for a relative. The support of these grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members is a crucial element in creating a loving […]