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Three Free Whooping Cough Booster Clinics Offered

| 12:01 PM

County public health is holding three more pertussis Tdap clinics in the coming weeks for returning middle and high school students who still need to show proof of having received the booster, according to Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA).

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Mumps Case at Highland Ranch Elementary School

| 12:00 PM

A 9-year-old student at Highland Ranch Elementary School in the Poway Unified School District has been diagnosed with mumps. The child was not up to date on recommended vaccinations and developed symptoms after returning to San Diego from an international trip. The school is working closely with County health officials to notify families of students who may have been exposed to the disease.

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VIDEO: Recovery: A Community Affair

| 9:34 AM

Hundreds celebrate their recovery at Balboa Park sponsored by San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and its many prevention and treatment partners to commemorate September as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.

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Preventing Suicide: Question, Persuade and Refer

| 4:11 PM

Suicide is preventable but no one entity or person can prevent suicide alone.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and September 4 through 10 is National Suicide Prevention Week. To commemorate the week, there will be many events taking place throughout the region. Complete list at the It’s Up to Us website.