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County nurse Jeanina Rumbaoa vaccinates a patient outside a public restroom.

Events Scheduled for Second Dose of Hepatitis A Vaccine

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If you were among the San Diego County residents to receive a hepatitis A vaccine before the end of October 2017, it’s time for your second dose of vaccine. Anyone wanting that second dose – or a first one – can attend a free vaccination event being held at the Old Town Visitor Center, 2415 […]

Parks and Rec
360-Degree Tour: The Ranch House At Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve07:56

VIDEO: 360-Degree Tour: The Ranch House At Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

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Our parks are full of history. Case in point: the Adobe Ranch House at Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve. Before you visit the house, take a virtual tour through every room with Ranger Michelle Levesque, and get ready for the history behind this historic home. For more information on all County parks, visit sdparks.org. To watch […]

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Three More Wound Botulism Cases Reported in County

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Three more cases of wound botulism in people who injected black tar heroin have been reported in San Diego County, bringing the total to six in the past month, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. Five of the cases are men and have been confirmed with botulism by the California […]

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County Report on Alzheimer’s Details Costs, Tolls of Dementias

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Two studies released today show an increasing economic and physical toll of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on San Diego County families and the region’s health care economy. The pair of studies, produced by the County’s Health and Human Services Agency, say the San Diego County region can expect the cost to provide care for those […]

Government
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County Thanks Its Volunteers

| 12:07 PM

Volunteering with the County of San Diego is an opportunity to give back to your community. On Tuesday, the County’s large volunteer force was recognized at an annual ceremony at the County Administration Center, prior to the Board of Supervisors meeting. Some 37,826 volunteers gave their time and heart to the County during fiscal year […]