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Flu Activity Still Heightened in San Diego County

| 9:23 AM

The number of new local influenza cases reported this week is down slightly from last week, but still at elevated levels compared to last season, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. To date, a total of 680 lab-confirmed cases have been reported in the region this season, 461 more than the 219 […]

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VIDEO: Local Family Adopts Six Siblings

| 1:18 PM

Chesni and David began as foster parents over 20 years ago. But they wanted something a little more permanent, so they worked with the County of San Diego and adopted six biological siblings, bringing the family size to nine. If you are interested in adopting or becoming a foster family, please call 1-877-I-ADOPT-U.

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Slows; Health Emergency Continues

| 9:43 AM

The County Board of Supervisors on Monday extended the local hepatitis A health emergency for another two weeks amid continuing signs the outbreak is slowing down. The Board is required to review the need for continuing the emergency, which was declared on Sept. 1, every 14 days. Public health officials told the board in a […]