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County to Study Building Behavioral Health Hub on Unused Hillcrest Lot

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The County Board of Supervisors today voted to abandon current plans to lease an unused piece of County-owned property in Hillcrest to build condominiums and instead instructed the County to conduct a feasibility study to determine if a behavioral health services hub can be housed on the land.

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County Nurses Screen Asylum-seeking Families at Temporary Shelter

| 8:46 AM

It takes a team of agencies to process asylum-seeking families in and out San Diego’s temporary shelter. Working the front lines are County nurses who are responsible for conducting health screening assessments on every adult and child who visits the shelter.

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Three Deer Mice Test Positive for Hantavirus

| 12:52 PM

Three deer mice collected in routine monitoring in Boulevard have tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus. Remember, never sweep up or vacuum up after rodents, their droppings or nest material if you find them in your homes, sheds, garages or workplaces.

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Board Sets April 9 Workshop to Study Buying, Selling Electricity

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The Board of Supervisors voted to start studying the idea of buying and selling electricity to county residents by scheduling a public workshop to hear from experts, consumer groups and other jurisdictions.

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County to Improve Psychiatric Care for People in Criminal Justice System

| 11:12 AM

The County Board of Supervisors today voted to direct the County, the District Attorney and the Sheriff to develop a plan to strengthen the County’s ability to help people with mental health issues and substance abuse, both of which intersect with the criminal justice system.