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Two Unrelated Cases of TB Reported in Local High Schools

| 10:07 AM

Two new, unrelated cases of active tuberculosis that may have exposed others have been reported at Crawford High School and Steele Canyon High School, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. “Symptoms of active TB include persistent cough, fever, night sweats and unexplained weight loss,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County […]

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County nurse Jeanina Rumbaoa vaccinates a patient outside a public restroom.

County Ends Local Health Emergency Declared for Hepatitis A Outbreak

| 11:33 AM

After four weeks with no new cases associated with the local hepatitis A outbreak reported, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Tuesday ending the local health emergency. The emergency was declared on Sept. 1 by the County public health officer to raise awareness of the outbreak. Today’s action does not mean […]