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Residents Urged to Get Flu Shot

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The county kicked off the season's flu vaccination campaign at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center in Encanto. To find out where you can get your flu shot, visit sdiz.org or call 211.

First Local Enterovirus D68 Cases Reported

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Three San Diego County children were among the first four cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) respiratory infection confirmed in California this year.

Fostering Higher Education

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When it comes to college, foster youth have the deck stacked against them. The County and Cal State San Marcos are teaming up once again to make it a little easier. It's called the ACE Scholars Services Program.

Crop Report Shows Growth in San Diego County

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The 2013 Crop Report is out with a list of the top crops, their dollar value, acres farmed and many more details of the region's $1.85 billion agriculture industry. Full Crop Report (PDF, 9MB) 

Baby Horse Born After Mom Rescued

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Take a look! A new arrival is charming the Department of Animal Services after a recently rescued horse delivered a foal at the Bonita Animal Shelter. The baby horse is healthy and cute as can be!

Commuters to Get Needed Relief

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So many cars ... so few traffic lanes. But that'll change. Groundbreaking took place on a $15 million expansion of a major roadway in Escondido.

Seized Horses

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The Department of Animal Services served a search warrant after being denied access to check on the care and attention of a group of horses in north county.

Life-saving CPR App Launched

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest is a leading cause of death in the United States, with less than 8 percent of victims surviving the condition. Many adults are trained in CPR, but aren't aware of when or where their help is needed. A coalition of local leaders hopes to change that with PulsePoint.

Preparing For An Anthrax Attack

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A biological attack may not happen here, but the County still needs to be prepared to distribute medication to people if one does occur. Click on the links to learn about CERT and Medical Reserve Corps volunteer opportunities during emergency responses.

Giant Gwynn Jersey Heads for Home

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The huge replica baseball jersey that honored the late Tony Gwynn was removed from tower of the County Administration Center. It will now travel to its new home at the San Diego Hall of Champions.

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