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County unveils aging roadmap with an eye to the future

By 2025, there will be more than 1 million San Diegans over the age of 55, so... — Updated 10/2/2019


Suicides rise slightly in San Diego County

The number and rate of people who died by suicide in San Diego County rose... — Updated 9/22/2019


7 healthy hacks for homemade school lunches

County of San Diego Communications Office You're rushing off to work in the... — Updated 8/27/2019


County unveils updated plan to prevent opioid abuse

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors received a comprehensive update on the... — Updated 8/5/2019


What to do if you find a bat

Every 10 minutes, someone in the United States is treated for possible exposure t... — Updated 7/3/2019


County strengthens oversight of child welfare system

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved creating a new board to enhanc... — Updated 3/25/2019


New county program offers relief for Alzheimer's disease, dementia caregivers

A new San Diego County program is offering relief to those caring for local residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of... — Updated 3/25/2019


Kawasaki disease cases increasing in the county

San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency issued a health advisory to are... — Updated 2/21/2019


Make the new year healthier with 7 healthy tips

Many people start off the new year with resolutions aimed at creating a... — Updated 1/14/2019


A new home for the holidays welcomes through county adoptions

It was barely 5:30 a.m., and 10-year-old Hector was already out of bed and bound... — Updated 12/6/2018


First human West Nile virus case of 2018 reported in county

A 91-year-old man from La Jolla has been confirmed as the first person in San... — Updated 10/26/2018


Martinez inspires Live Well San Diego Advance attendees

J.R. Martinez never wanted to be a motivational speaker, he said. It was never... — Updated 10/14/2018


SDSU student diagnosed with meningococcal disease

An undergraduate student at San Diego State University was diagnosed with an... — Updated 9/17/2018


Make sure your sunscreen is protecting you

It's the middle of summer and there's still plenty of time for outdoor... — Updated 7/30/2018


TB case reported at USD

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is working with University... — Updated 7/17/2018


Joan Lunden headlines this year's Aging Summit

For nearly two decades, millions of Americans invited Joan Lunden into their... — Updated 7/9/2018


County releases hepatitis A outbreak report

The county of San Diego recently released an after action report that summarizes... — Updated 5/27/2018


County plans ahead with Age Well San Diego initiative

The county of San Diego took one more step toward being prepared for the future as the region faces a dramatic increase in the... — Updated 5/27/2018


County report on Alzheimer's disease details costs, tolls of dementias

Two studies released April 20 show an increasing economic and physical toll of Al... — Updated 5/1/2018


Local kratom-related salmonella infection reported

A 44-year-old San Diego County resident is one of three California cases in a... — Updated 3/10/2018

 By Tom Christensen    News

Disaster CalFresh assistance available to residents affected by Lilac fire

Residents affected by the Lilac fire will be able to apply for special Disaster... — Updated 2/12/2018 Full story


County ends local health emergency declared for Hepatitis A outbreak

After four weeks with no new cases reported in association with the local hepatitis A outbreak, the San Diego County Board of... — Updated 2/2/2018


Hepatitis A emergency winding down

The County Board of Supervisors extended the local public health emergency for... — Updated 1/7/2018

 By Tom Christensen    News

County warns of potential EBT card scam

County of San Diego Communications Office The County’s Health and Human Services Agency is warning anyone who uses an electronic... — Updated 11/26/2017


Eight ways to apply for CalFresh

The days of a mother or father having to take a whole day off work and drag their kids to sit in a government office waiting for... — Updated 8/24/2017


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