Health

County Unveils Updated Plan to Prevent Opioid Abuse

| 4:19 PM

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: County Nurses Helping with Babies’ Health

| 12:04 PM

Some work in disease control or bioterrorism prevention. Other public health nurses work in disaster preparedness, immunizations or screening for sexually transmitted diseases. Or, like Robin Anderson, they work with new moms and their babies. 

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5 Ways Minors Get Alcohol

| 10:02 AM

With school being out and summer getting into full swing, the County Health and Human Services Agency and the Sheriff’s Department are urging parents to monitor their children’s activities to prevent underage drinking and reminding adults that it’s against the law to provide alcohol—and marijuana—to minors.