• Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile Virus Discovered in La Quinta

    Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were discovered in La Quinta, officials announced Thursday. The infected mosquitoes were collected from traps near Avenue 52 and Jefferson Street, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. “It’s not worth the risk. It only takes one bite from an infected mosquito to make you sick.” […]

  • Riverside County COVID Hospitalizations Continue To Fall

    As COVID-19 vaccination eligibility opened to all state residents 50 and older, coronavirus hospitalizations in Riverside County dropped for a second consecutive day while another 24 virus-related deaths were reported. According to the Riverside University Health System, 109 people diagnosed with coronavirus were being treated in hospitals countywide as of Thursday, down from 119 on […]

  • Reported Sexually Transmitted Diseases Reach Epidemic levels in California

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released final data on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in California in 2018. According to the data, syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia cases are continuing to increase throughout California and are at the highest levels in 30 years. Particularly concerning, the number of congenital syphilis cases was 14% higher than the […]

  • Oysters from Baja California Sur Linked to Disease Outbreak in CA: CDPH

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) says oysters harvested from Baja California Sur, Mexico are linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California. The CDPH said 12 people between February and April have reported getting sick after eating raw oysters from stores and restaurants in San Diego County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, and […]

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