woman getting a COVID-19 test

County Expands COVID-19 Testing to Meet Demand Caused by Omicron

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The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is continuing to expand regional COVID-19 testing to meet the increased demand brought on by the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.

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Rodent Tests Positive for Hantavirus, First Local Detection in 2022

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A wild vole ― a small, mouse-like rodent ― collected in routine monitoring in an open, rural area in Chula Vista has tested positive for hantavirus, the first local detection of the potentially deadly disease in 2022.