Health

Mouse in Escondido Tests Positive for Hantavirus

| 10:36 AM

A western harvest mouse collected in Escondido has tested positive for hantavirus. County officials are reminding people to never sweep or vacuum up after wild rodents if they find them in living spaces, but to use “wet cleaning” instead.

Health
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Hawk in Ramona Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

| 2:34 PM

A dead Cooper’s hawk found in Ramona has tested positive for West Nile virus. County environmental health officials are reminding people to protect themselves from mosquitoes that can transmit the potentially deadly virus to people.

Veterans
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Creating a Support System for Service Members and Veterans

| 10:18 AM

The County of San Diego offers a variety of resources to assist active duty military, veterans and their families. One of these services is Courage to Call, a free, 24/7 help line that provides information, guidance, and referrals to service members and their loved ones.