Health
County Launches Flu Vaccination Campaign01:10

County Launches Flu Vaccination Campaign

| 1:18 PM

Nearly 100 people got immunized today at a clinic where the County Health and Human Services Agency officially kicked off the 2017 flu vaccination campaign. This is the 14th year in a row the County has worked with the San Diego Black Nurses Association to vaccinate people in San Diego’s southeastern community at no cost. […]

Government
Volunteers Vital to Senior Disaster Preparedness02:33

VIDEO: Volunteers Vital to Senior Disaster Preparedness

| 7:59 AM

When disaster strikes, the Office of Emergency Services can’t handle everything alone. Volunteers Regina New and Joyce Ballesteros recognized the need to educate senior assisted living facilities by helping form the Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly Disaster Preparedness Task Force. Learn more about volunteering with the County.

Health
A San Diego County Public Health Nurse gives a vaccination as part of the Homeless Outreach Team efforts to stop the spread of Hepatitis A.

Board of Supervisors Extends Local Health Emergency

| 3:46 PM

The County of San Diego Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved continuing the local public health emergency declared on Sept. 1 for the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in the county. The Board is required to review the need for continuing the declaration at least every 14 days. As part of the review, Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., […]

Families
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Ramona Air Fair Flies in Oct. 7

| 2:35 PM

Cool airplanes, awesome cars, flapjacks, Mexican food, live country music, a hot air balloon and a really big Smokey Bear — if that sounds interesting to you, you’re in luck! The Ramona Air Fair & Fly-in comes back Saturday, Oct. 7!