Health
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Residents Urged to Take Precautions During Heat

| 1:31 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory until 6 p.m. Saturday. County health officials are encouraging San Diegans to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses. People should especially pay close attention to children, the elderly and pets.

Health
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Two Alternate Care Facilities Ready for Patients

| 12:20 PM

With positive cases of COVID-19 on the rise, the County of San Diego is continuing its preparations for a potential surge of patients requiring hospitalization. The County unveiled an alternate care facility at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido Thursday.

Environment
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County Land Use and Environment Group’s Earth Day Celebration Goes Virtual

| 11:19 AM

Our beaches, parks and trails may have limited access under physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but the coronavirus can’t stop Earth Day 2020. And the County’s Land Use and Environment Group is helping San Diegans enjoy it —virtually — at LUEG’s Earth Day webpage at www.sandiegocounty.gov/earthday.