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County Expands COVID-19 Testing to Meet Demand Caused by Omicron

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The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is continuing to expand regional COVID-19 testing to meet the increased demand brought on by the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.

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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.


Local Doctors Address COVID-19 Misinformation

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An independent panel of local doctors today participated in a virtual event that addressed COVID-19 misinformation brought up by members of the public at the Jan. 11 County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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San Diego Flu Cases Continue to Decline Amid COVID-19 Measures

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A total of 81 lab-confirmed influenza cases were reported in the San Diego area last week, a 40 percent decrease from the 137 cases reported the week before, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.