Health

CalFresh Eligibility Expansion Coming in June

| 9:36 AM

Starting in June 2019, the CalFresh program will allow many seniors and people with disabilities receiving SSI/SSP to participate and have access to nutritious food. CalFresh is designed to reduce food insecurity and increase food budgets, improving participants’ access to fresh and healthy food. May is CalFresh Awareness Month. During the month, the San Diego […]

Public Safety
Picture of a Sheriff's Prescription Drug Drop Box with medication bottles on top.

More than 17,000 Pounds of Rx Drugs Are Off the Streets

| 5:05 PM

The totals are in for the recent National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and San Diegans turned in 8,411 pounds of unwanted or expired medications at 42 drop-off sites. Additionally, local law enforcement agencies provided the Drug Enforcement Agency with another 8,965 pounds of prescription drugs collected at year-round drop boxes.