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Residents Urged to Take Precautions in Extreme Heat

| 3:41 PM

With high temperatures blanketing most of San Diego County throughout the week, County health officials are reminding the public to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses and pay extra attention to children, the elderly and pets. The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued an excessive heat warning effective through Saturday at 10 p.m. that […]

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New Vaccination Recommendations Issued for Hepatitis A Outbreak

| 11:03 AM

The ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County has claimed 14 lives and hospitalized 246 people among the reported 352 cases. Approximately 70 percent of the cases have been among people who are homeless, use illicit drugs or a combination of those two factors. The County has been increasing efforts to vaccinate these target […]