California Calls For Coronavirus Testing At All Nursing HomesCalifornia is calling for all residents and health care workers at skilled nursing facilities to be tested for the new coronavirus to try to slow the spread of the illness.
State Employee Dies After Being Electrocuted While Working In Public Health BuildingA state employee died after being electrocuted while working in the California Department of Public Health building in Sacramento on Friday, officials said.
California Public Health Officials: Cloth Face Masks Could Help Prevent Spread Of CoronavirusThe California Department of Public Health said Wednesday wearing cloth face coverings could help prevent the spread of coronavirus when used in addition to social distancing and frequent handwashing.
State Health Officials Issue New School Guidance For COVID-19 Decision MakingThe California Department of Public Health issued new statewide guidance intended to help schools determine when they should implement closures due to COVID-19.
California Urges No Vaping As 4th Death Reported In StateCalifornia public health officials are urging people to stop vaping and using e-cigarettes as a fourth death related to vaping was reported in the state.
Health Officials: California Baby Dies From Whooping CoughCalifornia health officials say a baby has died from whooping cough - the first such infant death in the state since 2018.
Report: California STDs Rates At An All-Time HighNew statistics released by California health officials show sexually transmitted diseases are at an all-time high in the state.
Department Of Public Health Warns Of Meningococcal DiseaseThe California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men.
Case Of Zika Virus Acquired Through Sexual Contact Reported In CaliforniaHealth officials say they have documented the first official case of Zika virus in California that was acquired through sexual transmission.
Health Officials Report Uptick In Cases Of Winter Vomiting DiseaseCalifornia health officials are warning of an uptick in cases of norovirus, also known as winter vomiting disease.
Lathrop Couple Sues Modesto Hospital Over Newborn's DeathAmikar and Kori Ortega claimed that despite other babies testing positive around the same time for salmonella, their baby was not tested.
Tests Negative For Possible Sacramento County Measles CaseCounty health officials announced Wednesday that the possible measles case they were testing has come back negative.
California Declares Electronic Cigarettes A Health ThreatCalifornia health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.
5 New Measles Cases Reported With Ties To DisneylandFive more people who visited Disney theme parks in California last month have fallen ill with measles, bringing the number of cases in the state to a dozen, local health officials said Friday.
CDC: No Ebola In Sacramento PatientThe 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.