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Tuberculosis Case Reported at Two Chula Vista Schools

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A person who spent time at both Harborside Elementary School and Castle Park Middle School recently started treatment for active tuberculosis and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Monday.

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County to Spray to Prevent Mosquito-borne Illness

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UPDATED Aug. 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The California Department of Public Health has confirmed the South Park resident who developed symptoms associated with the mosquito-borne diseases chikungunya, dengue fever and Zika has tested negative for all three, the County Health and Human Services Agency said Tuesday. County Vector Control detected invasive Aedes adult and […]

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TB Case Reported at Southwestern College

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A person at Southwestern College was recently diagnosed with active tuberculosis and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. HHSA is working closely with school officials to notify individuals who were potentially exposed between March 8 and May 27. “Most people who are exposed to TB do not […]

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GALLERY: The ‘Road to Wellness’ Inspires Children, Families

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The “torch” burned bright as the children from California Children Services and their families celebrated the completion of their Road to Wellness challenge Tuesday with Olympics-inspired events, complete with an opening ceremony and presentation of medals.

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5 Reasons to Breastfeed Babies

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In San Diego County, 96 percent of newborns are breastfed in the hospital. But by 3 months of age, only 30 percent of babies are exclusively breastfed.