Toxic Algae Shuts Down Oakland’s Lake TemescalPark officials shut down swimming access to Oakland’s popular Lake Temescal Tuesday and warned dog walkers not to allow their pets to drink the algae-filled water.
Antioch Father's Death Linked To Gas Station Nacho Cheese Botulism OutbreakAn Antioch father of two has died from a severe case of botulism and may be a victim of an outbreak traced to a Walnut Grove service station, family members said.
Injection 'Chill Rooms' Proposed For Oakland Needle Exchange Program While heralding Oakland’s existing needle exchange program for lowering the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C, advocates say it’s simply doesn’t go far enough.
2 More Zika Infections Reported In San Francisco; 10 SF Cases TotalAll San Francisco residents who have contracted the virus did so while traveling in countries where Zika is circulating, according to SFDPH officials.
West Nile Virus Found In Dead Bird, Chickens In OakleyThe bird was found near Trenton Street and Oakley Road and the chickens were located near Rose Avenue and Main Street.
Deadly Hantavirus Detected In San Mateo County Deer MicePublic health officials warned the public Friday of the continued discovery of the deadly hantavirus in deer mice in San Mateo County.
Health Officials Announce Zika Virus Found In Solano County ResidentThe officials said transmission of the virus occurs mainly through two mosquitoes, which are not native to the Bay Area and are not established in the county.
San Jose Restaurant Linked To Shigella Outbreak ReopensMarisco's San Juan No. 3 in San Jose reopened Thursday after getting an all-clear from the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health.
State Reports First Flu Death In Santa Clara County State health officials announced Wednesday that a Santa Clara patient has died from a case of the flu – the first flu fatality in California this season.
Office Workers Should Stand For 2 Hours A Day, Panel SaysAre you sitting down? In that case, you should probably stand up before reading this.
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.
Drought Blamed For State's Second-Highest Year Of Human West Nile Virus CasesThere were more than 800 human cases of West Nile virus throughout the state in 2014, the second-highest year on record to date, the state Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.