Former Alameda Co. Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan Sworn In As State's EpidemiologistAlameda County supervisors Tuesday bid farewell to the county's former health officer, who was sworn in as the state's epidemiologist.
State Warns Not To Eat Sport-Harvested Shellfish From San Francisco - Monterey Coast Over ToxinState health officials are warning consumers not to eat certain shellfish sport-harvested from the coast stretching from San Francisco to Monterey County.
State Database Shows Several Unconfirmed COVID-19 Deaths At Skilled Nursing Centers In BerkeleyNew data suggests there have been many more deaths due to COVID-19 in Berkeley than previously confirmed, and they happened at skilled nursing centers.
Coronavirus: Between Infection Rates Or Hospitalizations, Which Data Paints Most Accurate Picture?When it comes to coronavirus infection rates versus hospitalization numbers, health officials must determine which data paints the most accurate picture.
Coronavirus: Sonoma County Moves To Late Stage 2 Reopening Of Dine-In Restaurants, MallsSonoma County is following in the footsteps of its North Bay neighbors and moving deeper into Phase 2 of reopening.
Undercover Study: Half Of California Tobacco And Vape Shops Don't ID TeensAn undercover operation in California found that half of tobacco and vape shops failed to check IDs for teens purchasing e-cigarettes and other nicotine products.
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.