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Unrelated TB Cases Reported on Two College Campuses

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The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is working in close collaboration with MiraCosta College and San Diego City College officials to notify people who were possibly exposed to tuberculosis in two unrelated cases. The period of possible exposure at the MiraCosta College Community Learning Center, 1831 Mission Ave, Oceanside, was from August 20, […]

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County Opens New Live Well Center in Oceanside

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The County of San Diego opened the new North Coastal Live Well Health Center in Oceanside on Tuesday, offering behavioral health treatment and recovery services and resources for military and veterans. The center is located on the site of a former County facility and will eventually house a public health clinic that’s slated to open […]

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Flu Cases Tick Up, But Still Down Significantly From Last Year

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There was an uptick in the number of flu cases reported in San Diego County last week, but the number is within expected levels and total cases are still down significantly from last year at this time. Cases nearly doubled to 113 for the week, compared to 59 reported in the previous week. But that […]

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Tuberculosis Case Reported at Southwestern College

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The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is working with Southwestern College officials to notify people who were possibly exposed to tuberculosis.  The period of exposure is from August 20, 2018 to November 8, 2018. The college will provide no-cost testing to identified students, faculty and staff starting from December 3 to […]

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Family members,  Superior Court Judge Kimberlee Lagotta and court staff all applaud after the adoption of Hector, by his mother Issis Aranda (right, black shirt), became official.

A New Home for the Holidays Through County Adoptions

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It was barely 5:30 a.m., and 10-year-old Hector was already out of bed and bound for the shower. Today was one of the most important days of his life, and he was up earlier than usual, taking no chances that he would miss anything. Today was the day Hector’s adoption became official. His “new” mother, […]

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Community Leader Joins County HHSA

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County officials have announced that Elizabeth Bustos, an experienced healthcare policy and community engagement executive, is joining the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). Bustos will serve as HHSA’s Community Development Liaison, and will work primarily with community leaders and stakeholders to advance Live Well San Diego, the County’s vision for healthy, safe and thriving […]