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Meningococcal Case Confirmed at Downtown Hostel

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A 24-year-old person who spent time at the USA Hostel in downtown San Diego has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. The previously healthy person was admitted to a local hospital Saturday and is recovering. Laboratory testing today from the California Department of Public Health […]

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13 Ways to Make Sure Your Sunscreen is Protecting You

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It’s the middle of summer and there’s still plenty of time for outdoor activities in the region to enjoy the sunshine – as long as you protect yourself from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays with adequate sunscreen. “It’s always a good thing to remind people that they should protect their skin at all times, especially in […]

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VIDEO: Kids Find Safe Zone in SD Nights

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SD Nights is a Friday evening summer program created by County Parks that helps keep kids occupied and off the streets during a critical time. In addition to providing many activities, the program also gives the kids opportunities to interact with local law enforcement from County Probation and Sheriff’s Departments. This is a pilot program […]

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TB Case Reported at University of San Diego

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The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is working with University of San Diego officials to notify people who were possibly exposed to tuberculosis at the school. The period of exposure was from March 28 to June 20. Free testing for students who have been identified as potentially exposed will take place on a […]

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Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at Treatment Center

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Residents at the Volunteers of America (VOA) Renaissance Treatment Center in National City during a specific time period may have been exposed to hepatitis A, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. HHSA recommends vaccination for anyone who was a resident at the facility at 2300 E. 7th Street, National City anytime from […]