By Tom Christensen
County of San Diego Communications Office 

County ends local health emergency declared for Hepatitis A outbreak


Last updated 2/2/2018 at 5:13pm

After four weeks with no new cases reported in association with the local hepatitis A outbreak, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Tuesday, Jan. 23, to end the local public health emergency.

The emergency was declared Sept. 1, by the county public health officer to raise awareness of the outbreak.

The board’s action does not mean the outbreak is over, and local health officials will continue to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health on the efforts that were taken to control the outbreak.

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