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Frozen Raspberries Recalled for Possible Hepatitis A Contamination

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Frozen raspberry products recalled for possible hepatitis A contamination were sold in eight Aldi supermarkets in San Diego County and contained in yogurt parfaits served at cafeterias in the Escondido Union School District, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. There have been no illnesses reported due to exposure to these products.

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Flu Activity Holds Steady This Week

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Flu activity held steady this week with 36 lab-confirmed cases, only four more than the number of cases reported last week. That brings the 2019-20 flu season total to 335 cases, compared to 109 at this time last year. County public health officials continue to emphasize the importance of getting the flu vaccine. There have […]

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Brush Mouse Tests Positive for Hantavirus in Julian

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A brush mouse in Julian has tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus. County officials remind people to never sweep or vacuum up after rodents if they find them in their living spaces.

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County Unveils Updated Plan to Prevent Opioid Abuse

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The County Board of Supervisors today received a comprehensive update on the region’s plan to fight opioid and other prescription drug abuse and the devastating impact the substances are having on San Diegans.

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VIDEO: Public Health Nurses Respond to Flu Outbreak at Migrant Shelter

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County health care specialists have screened about 15,000 asylum seekers at the local temporary shelter with no signs of a slowdown. When the newest arrivals showed a spike in flu-like symptoms, our Public Health nurses quickly made a plan and made the adjustment.