A student at San Diego State University was recently confirmed to have mumps after exposure to another student who had been ill and likely also had mumps, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. The two students are housemates living off campus and were up-to-date with mumps vaccinations. The students were not hospitalized […]
Lead poisoning is the most common environmental illness among children in California. However, most children who have lead poisoning do not act or look sick and the exposure frequently goes unrecognized initially. That’s why preventing childhood lead poisoning is so important. The County of San Diego’s theme this year during Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, […]
In addition to deaths, the report card tracks other indicators of prescription drug abuse in the region.
A 73-year-old woman died of complications due to influenza and is the first local, flu-related death reported this season.
The County is sponsoring clinics throughout the region where you can get vaccinated against the flu.
A person at San Diego Christian College in Santee has been diagnosed with mumps and may have exposed others on the campus on Sept. 16, 19 and 20, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. “People who were on the campus during normal school hours on those days may have been exposed and […]
County Vector Control crews plan to hand-spray a neighborhood in Lemon Grove early next week to continue to prevent invasive Aedes mosquitoes from getting the chance to potentially spread the Zika virus.