Health

CalFresh Eligibility Expansion Coming in June

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Starting in June 2019, the CalFresh program will allow many seniors and people with disabilities receiving SSI/SSP to participate and have access to nutritious food. CalFresh is designed to reduce food insecurity and increase food budgets, improving participants’ access to fresh and healthy food. May is CalFresh Awareness Month. During the month, the San Diego […]

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VIDEO: County Public Health Nurses on the Front Lines at SDSU

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County public health nurses are distributing medicine to students at San Diego State University after a student was hospitalized this week with a probable meningococcal infection. Antibiotics are recommended for anyone who was notified they were in close contact with the person to prevent any possible infection. Potential contacts who attended a Delta Sigma Phi […]

Consumer

Thanksgiving Food Safety? We’ve got a Quiz for You!

| 12:38 PM

Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl of home cooking, is next week. And the last thing you want if you’re cooking for family or friends is to have your party crashed by bacteria like salmonella, listeria and E. coli that could make everyone sick! Take our quiz to make sure your feast is safe and delicious.

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TB Case Reported at University of San Diego

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The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is working with University of San Diego officials to notify people who were possibly exposed to tuberculosis at the school. The period of exposure was from March 28 to June 20. Free testing for students who have been identified as potentially exposed will take place on a […]