County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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San Diego County offices including records, family resource centers, library branches and animal shelters will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25. Sheriff’s Department patrols, animal control emergency response and other essential services will continue during the holidays. All County parks and campgrounds will be open during normal […]

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Two Unrelated Cases of TB Reported in Area High Schools

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Two new unrelated cases of active tuberculosis that may have exposed others have been reported locally at Sweetwater High School and Serra High School, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. The possible exposure to TB at Sweetwater High School occurred between July 20 and Oct. 25. The school is located […]


Are You a Thanksgiving Food Safety Expert? Take the Quiz!

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When it comes to cooking Thanksgiving dinner — whether it’s turkey, turducken, stuffing, salad or dessert — you don’t need any help! You own the kitchen! But how much do you know about cooking safely? You know, like how to keep bacteria like salmonella, listeria and E. coli from crashing your party and making your guests sick?


Rain Prompts General Beach Advisory, South County Closures

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The recent rainfall has prompted a general advisory for San Diego’s coastal waters and a closure for the southernmost stretch of shore. The County Department of Environmental Health warns swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers, and lagoon […]

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VIDEO: Ask An Expert: 5 Things To Bring When Camping

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You’ve decided to go camping. You made your reservations at one of our County camping parks, you decided if you’ll be pitching a tent or staying in a cabin. Now all you have to do is pack! But what to bring? One of our rangers has five things you definitely want to make sure are […]