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Bat Found Inside Safari Park Tests Positive for Rabies

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A bat found at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has tested positive for rabies, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reported. The bat was found alive on Saturday, April 15 at approximately 3 p.m. near the Oasis Deli in Nairobi Village.  Trained park staff collected the bat, which was not […]

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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 […]

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Potential Measles Exposure at Two North County Scripps Health Facilities

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A case of measles has been confirmed in a San Diego County resident who traveled out of the country and may have exposed members of the public at two locations, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.

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Free Event to Help Children’s Smiles Shine Bright

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Many children in our community do not have a regular dentist and do not receive routine dental care or prevention services. The annual “Give Kids a Smile” event aims to change that. The County’s Dental Health Initiative/Share the Care program, the San Diego Dental Health Foundation, First 5 San Diego and eight community dental clinics will be […]

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Two TB Cases Reported in the County

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Two new, unrelated cases of active tuberculosis that may have exposed others have been reported at Sweetwater High School and Hilltop High School Learning Center, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. Both schools are part of the Sweetwater Union High School District. “Symptoms of active TB include persistent cough, fever, […]

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Invest in Yourself with Financial Wellness Wednesdays

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If getting your finances in order was one of your New Year resolutions, it’s still not too late to get yourself on the right track. The San Diego County Library has just the resource you need to get started: Financial Wellness Wednesdays. It’s a series of classes held at local library branches that offer free […]