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.
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.
2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa Clara County, 50 More StatewideTwo more flu-related deaths were recorded in Santa Clara County on Friday as state Department of Public Health officials confirmed there have been 50 more influenza deaths throughout the state as of last week.
Bay Area Flu Deaths Increase; 28 Deaths Investigated StatewideThis season’s H1N1 influenza strain is challenging and is affecting young adults and children, said Dr. Gil Chavez, the state’s epidemiologist and deputy director of its Center for Infectious Diseases.