Health
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Cactus Mice Test Positive for Hantavirus, First Local Detection of 2020

| 1:07 PM

Two cactus mice collected separately in routine monitoring in Santee and Valley Center have tested positive for hantavirus, marking the first appearance in San Diego County in 2020 of the potentially deadly virus.

Public Safety
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New County Emergency Services Director to Focus on Partnerships, Technology

| 12:26 PM

The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services has a new director at the helm who arrives with experience both in the field and in our region.