Animals
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VIDEO: Fall in Love

| 3:09 PM

If you’re considering adopting a dog or a cat this autumn, the County’s Animal Services wants you to Fall in Love with $25 adoption fees, a discounted rate that will last through the end of October.

Health
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Three Free Whooping Cough Booster Clinics Offered

| 12:01 PM

County public health is holding three more pertussis Tdap clinics in the coming weeks for returning middle and high school students who still need to show proof of having received the booster, according to Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA).

Health

Mumps Case at Highland Ranch Elementary School

| 12:00 PM

A 9-year-old student at Highland Ranch Elementary School in the Poway Unified School District has been diagnosed with mumps. The child was not up to date on recommended vaccinations and developed symptoms after returning to San Diego from an international trip. The school is working closely with County health officials to notify families of students who may have been exposed to the disease.

Public Safety
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County Awards Contract for Replacement Women’s Jail

| 8:52 AM

The County has awarded a contract for a modern women’s jail on the site of the existing Las Colinas Detention Facility in Santee.

The County’s contract with Balfour Beatty / Barnhart to design and build the approximately 478,000-square-foot facility was signed Thursday.