County Public Health Earns National Accreditation

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The County of San Diego’s Health & Human Services Agency has recently earned national recognition for its work in keeping the region healthy, safe and informed about health issues and concerns. The County health department achieved accreditation from the national Public Health Accreditation Board, becoming one of six other California health departments to earn the […]


Public Asked to Use ERs Only in True Emergencies

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“Emergency room overuse is a national problem that is also occurring in San Diego County,” said Dr. Wilma Wooten, County Public Health Officer. “There are a number of factors driving the congestion in emergency rooms, but the results may be longer wait times and overcrowding.”