Three More Wound Botulism Cases Reported in County

| 1:50 PM

Three more cases of wound botulism in people who injected black tar heroin have been reported in San Diego County, bringing the total to six in the past month, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. Five of the cases are men and have been confirmed with botulism by the California […]


County Report on Alzheimer’s Details Costs, Tolls of Dementias

| 10:37 AM

Two studies released today show an increasing economic and physical toll of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on San Diego County families and the region’s health care economy. The pair of studies, produced by the County’s Health and Human Services Agency, say the San Diego County region can expect the cost to provide care for those […]

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County Thanks Its Volunteers

| 12:07 PM

Volunteering with the County of San Diego is an opportunity to give back to your community. On Tuesday, the County’s large volunteer force was recognized at an annual ceremony at the County Administration Center, prior to the Board of Supervisors meeting. Some 37,826 volunteers gave their time and heart to the County during fiscal year […]