Public Safety
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Map Shows Disaster Risks by Location

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Is there an earthquake fault near your home, your workplace or your child’s school? Or perhaps you live or work in a floodplain, high-risk wildfire area or a tsunami inundation zone. If so, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk in some cases, register for emergency notifications, and to better prepare your family for an emergency.

Health
Mindy Coughlin, left, and Heidi Unruh, center, both San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Nurses and an outreach worker from Friend to Friend talk to a homeless person about getting the hepatitis A vaccination in downtown San Diego earlier this year.

More Hepatitis A Outbreak Deaths Reported

| 11:47 AM

Eight people have now died as a result of the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. All eight people had underlying medical conditions at the time of their death. There have been 275 cases identified during the local outbreak, including 194 people who have been hospitalized.  […]

Library
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VIDEO: A Pro With Prose Delights Library Visitors for Decades

| 11:00 AM

Cardiff resident “Grandma” Betsy Barnhart has a love of books and children. She has been hosting the library’s weekly Grandparents and Books Story time for over 20 years and says her life has been changed by the relationships she’s forged through her volunteerism. The San Diego County Library has a variety of volunteer opportunities. Learn […]

Parks and Rec
Hikers trek through El Capitan Preserve.

August Brings Annual Closures at Several County Parks

| 3:16 PM

Six San Diego County parks will be closed in August due to extreme heat. The closures take place most years as a safety precaution, while providing Department of Parks and Recreation staff with an opportunity to conduct maintenance such as trail restoration.