Health

Whooping Cough Still Active in Schools

| 11:30 AM

A 6-year-old potentially exposed elementary school students and staff to pertussis at a Coronado preschool and kindergarten program, County Health and Human Services Agency officials reported today.

Public Safety

Satellite Technology May Help During Emergency

| 12:15 PM

There is a new tool County Emergency Services might be able to use when normal communications are down. During an emergency, San Diego Gas and Electric will offer their two mobile command trailers when they don’t need them. The trailers use satellite technology to create a communications hot spot.

Government

Emergency Services Program Meets National Standards of Excellence

| 2:55 PM

The Office of Emergency Services has once again passed a rigorous review of its emergency management capabilities and earned national accreditation. San Diego is one of just 35 government agencies in the country—and the only local government in California, to achieve these standards of excellence.

Health

Immunizations Protect Against Pertussis

| 12:34 PM

Two elementary school students are the latest pertussis cases in the county bringing the 2012 total to 21, County Health and Human Services Agency officials reported today.