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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 […]

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Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at Treatment Center

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Residents at the Volunteers of America (VOA) Renaissance Treatment Center in National City during a specific time period may have been exposed to hepatitis A, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. HHSA recommends vaccination for anyone who was a resident at the facility at 2300 E. 7th Street, National City anytime from […]

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County Officials Urge Caution in Excessive Heat

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County health officials are reminding the public to take precautions during extreme heat conditions on Friday to avoid heat-related illnesses and to pay extra attention to children, the elderly and pets. The National Weather Service in San Diego is issuing an excessive heat warning effective from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 6 […]

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County Issues Shigellosis Advisory

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The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is advising gay and bisexual men, homeless individuals, and people with compromised immune systems that they could be at an increased risk for the intestinal disease shigellosis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young children and travelers to developing countries are also at […]

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10 Tips to Keep Your Summer Pool Season Safe and Clean

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The summer solstice, the first official day of summer, has arrived — which means it’s also the start of summer swimming pool season. And that means it’s time to make sure if you have a pool that you’re doing everything you can to keep it safe and clean.

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Free Hepatitis A Vaccination Event in El Cajon

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If you were among the San Diego County residents to receive a hepatitis A vaccine before December 1, 2017, it’s time for your second dose of vaccine. The County’s Health and Human Services Agency is hosting a free hepatitis A vaccination event on Thursday, June 21, at the East Region Public Health Center, 367 N. […]

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Joan Lunden Headlines This Year’s Aging Summit

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For nearly two decades, millions of Americans invited Joan Lunden into their homes each morning when she was the co-host of Good Morning America. She reported from 26 countries, interviewed six U.S. presidents, and covered five Olympic Games and two royal weddings. Lunden is headlining this year’s Aging Summit on Thursday, June 28 at the […]