California Department of Public Health
Two dead birds found in San Mateo have tested positive for West Nile virus, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District announced on Tuesday.
Federal regulators say California’s Department of Public Health failed to spend $455 million meant to improve drinking water infrastructure—at a time when thousands rely on groundwater laced with nitrates and other contaminants.
The California Department of Public Health has issued a warning against eating recreationally harvested mussels, clams or whole scallops from Marin County.
California health officials are warning consumers not to eat black licorice twist candies made by Red Vines because they contain too much lead.
Food and herbs allegedly contaminated by a rodent infestation were seized from the Fremont warehouse of a natural food company on Tuesday, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
Four Bay Area hospitals were issued a total of $275,000 in penalties by the California Department of Public Health for noncompliance with policies and administrative errors that could have resulted in serious injury or death, the state agency announced Friday.
The California Department of Public Health is warning the public to steer clear of one company’s imported mushrooms, which may contain high sulfite levels not included on the product label. Brisbane-based Nishimoto Trading Company voluntarily recalled the mushrooms
The California Department of Public Health has launched an investigation into the death of a woman at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland early Saturday.
The illegal sale of tobacco to minors is down to its lowest rate in California since the data was kept, according to the latest statistics from the state’s Department of Public Health.
Nursing homes are supposed to be safe havens for the elderly and the disabled. But a growing number are giving some residents the boot.