COVID: State Health Officials Issue Indoor Mask Recommendation Regardless of Vaccination StatusThe California Department of Public Health formally recommended Wednesday that state residents resume wearing face coverings indoors, regardless of their vaccination status.
Only 0.003% Of 20 Million Fully Vaccinated Californians Hospitalized With COVID-19 - 'The Data Is Clear'Public health officials say fewer than 600 out of more than 20 million fully vaccinated Californians have since been hospitalized with COVID-19, amid new urgency for the unvaccinated to get their shots as cases of the Delta variant rise.
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.
California Health Department Rolls Out Ebola Outbreak Public Information HotlineState health officials have set up a Ebola hotline call center for public inquiries on the virus and outbreak.
Salmonella Warning Issued For Products From Novato Natural Foods CompanyThe California Department of Public Health is warning the public not to eat three products from a Novato-based company that may be contaminated with salmonella.
Union City Firm Expands Recall Of Black Licorice CandyA recall of popular black licorice candies made by a Bay Area firm has been expanded over the same lead contamination fears that led to the earlier recall.
Bay Area Hospitals Fined Over Non-Compliance, ErrorsFour Bay Area hospitals were issued a total of $275,000 in penalties by the California Department of Public Health for noncompliance with policies and administrative errors that could have resulted in serious injury or death, the state agency announced Friday.