California Health Officials Penalize 2 Oakland Hospitals For ViolationsThe California Department of Public Health hit Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center and Highland Hospital with penalties and fines.
Health Officials Issue Toxin Warning About Locally Harvested ShellfishOfficials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning on Wednesday advising consumers against eating mussels, clams or whole scallops sport harvested by from San Francisco and San Mateo counties due to dangerous levels of toxins.
Nopales With High Pesticide Levels Removed From California Grocery StoresCactus pads imported from Mexico may contain pesticides that pose a health risk to consumers, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warned.
Valley Fever Cases In California Increased In 2016The state health department says there was a record number of Valley Fever cases reported in 2016.
Health Officials Warn Of Salmonella Risk In Backyard Chickens, DucksHealth officials have issued a warning about the risk of salmonella infection from contact with backyard flocks of chickens and ducks.
California Company Recalls Deer Antler Tea After 2 Get SickThe California Department of Public Health says a Los Angeles company is recalling tea made from deer antler after two people who drank it got sick.
4 Bay Area Hospitals Fined Nearly $500,000 For Improper CareState healthcare regulators Thursday announced several fines against four Bay Area hospitals for failures to properly care for patients.
Dungeness Crab North Of Point Reyes Could Have Domoic Acid In OrgansThe California Department of Public Health warned consumers not to consume the internal organs of Dungeness crab caught north of Point Reyes.
Health Advisory On Dungeness Crab Partially LiftedThe California Department of Public Health has lifted the advisory regarding Dungeness crabs caught recreationally along the coast in all areas south of Point Reyes, according to officials.
Zika Virus: California Health Officials Advise Precautions For Mosquito BitesThe state’s Department of Public Health is advising residents Monday to take precautions against mosquito bites in light of the recent Zika virus infections that have occurred in other countries.
CA Health Officials Warn Of Outbreak Of Norovirus ‘Vomiting Disease’California health officials are warning of an uptick in cases of norovirus, also known as winter vomiting disease.
Health Officials Warn Consumers Of Toxic Seafood From Central California CoastThe California Department of Public Health is warning of domoic acid poisoning from seafood caught in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties.