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VIDEO: Delivering on Protective Equipment Donations

| 10:21 AM

For front-line workers, personal protective equipment like masks and gloves are essential in the fight against COVID-19. However, global demand has made supplies scare. Here in San Diego County, Rady Children’s Foundation and the Rock Church have joined forces to collect these items for the County to distribute to the workers who need them. If […]

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VIDEO: County Supervisors Call for Moratorium on Vaping Products

| 5:16 PM

County Supervisors Dianne Jacob and Nathan Fletcher are proposing a ban on the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco made for electronic cigarettes, along with a moratorium on the sale and distribution of the e-devices in the county’s unincorporated area. They are encouraging cities in San Diego County to do the same. County public health […]

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VIDEO: County Nurses Helping with Babies’ Health

| 12:04 PM

Some work in disease control or bioterrorism prevention. Other public health nurses work in disaster preparedness, immunizations or screening for sexually transmitted diseases. Or, like Robin Anderson, they work with new moms and their babies. 

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VIDEO: County, City Boost Efforts to Connect Frequent 911 Callers to Help

| 3:14 PM

Vulnerable individuals with complex medical and social difficulties who repeatedly call 911 will get help through the RAP program-the Resource Access Program. Specially-trained paramedics and mental health clinicians monitor the 911 system and provide intervention to vulnerable individuals. RAP teams – overseen by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department – consist of community paramedics paired with […]