California Department of Public Health

ebola

CDC: No Ebola In Sacramento Patient

The patient was considered low-risk from the beginning, but was placed in a special, negative pressure room where doctors wore protective clothing to prevent the potential spread of the disease.

08/21/2014

sacramento ebola

Suspected Sacramento Ebola Patient Test Results Negative

A patient in Sacramento has tested negative for Ebola.

08/21/2014

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Doctors Calming Fears After Sacramento Patient Tested For Ebola Exposure

There is no clear indicator when a patient has contracted the Ebola virus, which can only be transferred from human to human by bodily fluid.

08/20/2014

water worries

Proactive Officials Counter Resident’s Risk Of Running Out Of Drinking Water From Lake Amador

Lake Amador is less than half full. Earlier this year, neighbors were worried they would run out of water, but local leaders worked to make sure that wouldn’t happen.

08/20/2014

sacramento ebola

California Health Officials Not Surprised About Possible Ebola Case In Sacramento

State health officials did say the person came from West Africa earlier this month before arriving in Sacramento, where the patient’s symptoms caused staff to alert state and county officials.

08/20/2014

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Officials Report First 2 Deaths From West Nile In California

Officials announced Wednesday that a 74-year-old woman and another adult has died from West Nile Virus – the first fatal cases this year in California.

08/06/2014

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California Reports Whooping Cough Epidemic; More Than 800 Cases Over Past 2 Weeks

The number of whooping cough cases in California is now at an epidemic level, state health officials said Friday.

06/13/2014

money bills

Sutter General Sacramento Fined $50K By State

A Sacramento hospital was one of three facilities fined by the California Department of Public Health Thursday.

05/01/2014

List of rural water systems with less than 2 months supply falls from 17 to 3. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Water Picture Improves For Some California Towns

List of rural water systems with less than 2 months supply falls from 17 to 3.

04/24/2014

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Assisted Living Fines Go Uncollected With Lack Of Late Penalties, Facilities Shuttering

California isn’t collecting most assisted living fines as facilities opt to close instead, and if they do pay, they’re mostly late.

12/15/2013

Asthma

Asthma a Bigger Concern for Some Valley Children

Asthma hits school-aged kids at higher rates than other age groups, according to the California Department of Public Health. It is especially hard to breathe for students in the San Joaquin Valley, and administrators are asking parents to take action before it’s too late.

12/02/2013

More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.

California Nuptials Increase After Gay Marriage Ruling

More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.

11/25/2013

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