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Probable Human West Nile Virus Death Reported

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A San Marcos woman died on September 15 from a probable case of West Nile virus, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. Although the woman had underlying medical conditions, initial tests indicate West Nile virus was the probable cause of death, the first this season of a county resident.  The […]

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GALLERY: 2016 Recovery Happens

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Hundreds of people celebrated being drug-free during the County’s annual Recovery Happens event this past weekend. The event, sponsored by the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency and its many prevention and treatment partners, commemorates September as National Recovery Month. Participants were joined by families and friends in celebration of clean and sober living.

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VIDEO: County on Front Lines to Stop Zika Spread

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Watch how the County’s Vector Control Program monitors, tests and controls mosquitoes and provides education and outreach.

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An Aedes aegypti mosquito Credit: CDC

County to Spray Grant Hill Neighborhood for Mosquitoes in Travel-related Zika Case

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The County plans to hand-spray a neighborhood in Grant Hill to kill invasive Aedes mosquitoes, after mosquitoes and larvae were found in an area near a person who became infected with the Zika virus while traveling outside the country. Testing done at the San Diego County Public Health Laboratory confirmed that the person had the […]