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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.

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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.