• 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.” […]

  • BREAKDOWN: CIF-SS Updated Statement – Dec. 16

    The CIF-SS has finally issued a statement in response to the California Department of Public Health’s statement on youth sports (Dec.14). So, let’s break it down. As the CDPH previously stated in their statement, there will be no athletic competition permitted in California until January 25th, 2021. However, on January 5th, 2021 the California Department of […]

  • California Reports First Child Coronavirus Death

    The California Department of Public Health has reported the first coronavirus child death Friday. Health officials say the victim was a teen from the Central Valley who had underlying health issues. The CDPH gave no other details citing HIPPA laws and patient confidentiality. “Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of this […]

  • US on track for one of the worst flu seasons in decades

    This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in decades, according to the United States’ top infectious disease doctor. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, said while it’s impossible to predict how the flu will play out, the season so far is on track […]

  • 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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