Health

Flu Cases Triple the Number at This Time Last Year

| 8:46 AM

With 300 lab-confirmed cases of influenza in San Diego this season, compared to 88 at this time last year, County health officials are emphasizing the importance of getting the flu vaccine. There have also been two deaths, reported earlier, compared to none at this point last season.

Environment

Students Invited to Get Creative Cutting Air Pollution

| 3:00 PM

This fall, student artists can show what it means to be a part of the solution to air pollution. The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District is asking students to submit their artwork with clean air messages and ways people can help to reduce air pollution.

Environment
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County Approves Electric Vehicle Roadmap

| 11:55 AM

The County Board of Supervisors took significant steps Wednesday to build out electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the County’s unincorporated area and encourage electric vehicle (EV) ownership among residents. The board approved a roadmap that puts the County on a path to meet state vehicle and charging infrastructure goals in the next decade. The roadmap […]

Health
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Compassion is the Prescription for Care at County Psychiatric Hospital

| 1:29 PM

The County has added more than $54 million to this year’s Behavioral Health Services budget, along with dozens of new positions and investments throughout the county. But, as a visit with the caring and compassionate staff at the County’s Psychiatric Hospital shows, treating mental illness is an extremely complex process and funding is just one of the many challenges.

Government

New Annual Report Reflects New Era

| 10:14 AM

The County of San Diego saw a changing of the guard this last fiscal year. Two new supervisors joined the ranks of longtime veterans on the County Board of Supervisors, and they raised the stakes on overcoming the region’s challenges. The newly released 2018-2019 Annual Report offers highlights of how the County is making strides on new priorities while still maintaining the services San Diegans have come to expect.