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Rodent Tests Positive for Hantavirus, First Local Detection in 2022

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A wild vole ― a small, mouse-like rodent ― collected in routine monitoring in an open, rural area in Chula Vista has tested positive for hantavirus, the first local detection of the potentially deadly disease in 2022.

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Board Unanimously Approves 2-year Home Kitchen Ordinance

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The Board of Supervisors Wednesday unanimously approved a two-year temporary authorization of an ordinance that will ultimately allow people to legally operate “mini-restaurants” out of their homes.


Mice Collected in Mount Laguna Test Positive for Hantavirus

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Five deer mice and one brush mouse collected in routine monitoring in the Mount Laguna area have tested positive for hantavirus, County environmental health officials said this week.