By Katie Cadiao
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Don't skip routine health care visits amid COVID-19 pandemic


Last updated 11/9/2020 at 6:52pm

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The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is urging San Diegans not to delay routine medical and dental care amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Physicians and dentists across the county are reporting that fewer patients are scheduling annual medical and routine preventive dental visits. County health officials are concerned about this trend because delaying necessary care can cause more severe health issues in the future.

"Regular visits to your primary care physician and dentist are essential self-care activities that can prevent painful procedures and costly medical bills down the...

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