California Department of Public Health

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.
Disney-Linked Measles Outbreak Soon To Be Over In CaliforniaA measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end.
Measles Outbreak Grows To 95 Cases, 10 Cases In Bay AreaThe California Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that the measles outbreak that started in Southern California has grown to 95 cases in eight states and Mexico.
Bay Area Sees Spike In Flu Cases, 4 Deaths ReportedCases of influenza are on the rise, and the California Department of Public Health announced that there have been four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area.
26 Measles Cases Tied To Disneyland, Disney California Adventure ParksThe new cases of measles confirmed Monday bring the total to 26 people in 4 states, with 22 patients from California.
Stanford Surgeon Under ‘Modified Quarantine’ In San Mateo County After Returning From LiberiaA Stanford surgeon has been put on modified quarantine in San Mateo County after treating Ebola patients in Liberia for the past month.
Botulism Contamination Risk In Williams-Sonoma Pumpkin Seed Pesto SauceState public health officials are warning consumers not to eat Williams-Sonoma pumpkin seed pesto sauce because it may have been improperly produced and has a risk of botulism.
Ebola Outbreak: California Patient 'Low Risk' For Ebola Virus, Extreme Precautions Taken AnywayCalifornia health officials say it is unlikely the Ebola virus poses a significant public health risk to the state, and the patient being treated in Sacramento for possible exposure is considered low risk.
State Health Officials Warn Of Illness Linked To Sport Shellfish From Monterey, Santa Cruz CountiesState public health officials are warning the public not to eat any sport-harvested bivalve shellfish from the Monterey Bay because consumption can lead to illness or death.
Some CPMC Patients Urged To Get HIV Tests After Equipment Improperly SterilizedSome patients at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have been warned to get tested for HIV and other infectious diseases after hospital officials learned some equipment was improperly sterilized, a hospital spokesman said Friday.
Report: Oakland Hospital Complied With Regulations In Handling Of Jahi McMath CaseA report by the state Department of Public Health has found that Children’s Hospital Oakland complied with medical regulatory standards in the handling of a teenage girl declared brain-dead after undergoing tonsil surgery.
Health Impacts Of Drought Already Felt In Central ValleyAn oversight hearing held in Sacramento revealed some startling details on how the drought will impact access to safe drinking water in disadvantaged communities around California.