Health

Students Contract Whooping Cough

| 2:10 PM

Two children at two different local schools were recently diagnosed with pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, potentially exposing others to the highly contagious disease, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said today.

Health

Improving Health Through Information Technology

| 12:29 PM

San Diego County is one of 17 regions in the nation funded to expand an electronic health information exchange that will improve the reporting of communicable diseases and reduce the hospital readmissions of chronically-ill patients.