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County nurse Paulina Bobenrieth vaccinates a patient in downtown San Diego.

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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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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VIDEO: County, City Urge Public to Help Stop Spread of Hepatitis A

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Vaccination, sanitation and education. That was the motto at today’s press conference that brought together leaders from across San Diego to discuss hepatitis A and the current outbreak in the region. Experts urged the public to take appropriate precautions – vaccinations for the most at-risk population and ensuring everyone washes their hands properly – to […]

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Fourth Death Reported in Continued Hepatitis A Outbreak

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A fourth person has died as a result of the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County that now totals 160 cases, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. One hundred and twenty people have been hospitalized during the outbreak. Public health investigators are continuing to evaluate cases, but thus far no common […]