California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers today not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because they may have been improperly...

With the addition of 777 pertussis cases since July 8, the whooping cough epidemic in California has reached 6,170, according to the latest data from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The ...

After several years of increases, the number of chlamydia cases dropped in 2013. However, gonorrhea and syphilis infections in the region continued to climb, the County Health and Human Services Agency...

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The California Department of Public Health declared a state‐wide epidemic of pertussis in June 2014. In Los Angeles County, 435 lab‐confirmed and probable cases, and another 386 suspect cases have...

A 43-year-old Santee man has the first confirmed local case of West Nile virus (WNV) in 2014, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. This is the first local human case since 2012, according...

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A pet cat from a home in San Marcos has tested positive for tularemia — “rabbit fever” — a potentially dangerous bacterial disease that people can contract by being bitten by infected ticks or...

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Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, says the number of reportable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in California increased in 2013...

The Imperial County Heath Officer, Dr. Stephen Munday, announced that a middle-aged resident of Imperial County passed away due to Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a tickborne disease. The individual...

Two people in San Diego have contracted rare bacterial infections after getting tattoos prompting health officials to warn the public and offer advice. The two individuals contracted nontuberculous Mycobacterium...

California is seeing the number of pertussis, or whooping cough cases at levels not seen in several years, and it’s likely to increase, according to a  California Department of Public Health (CDPH)...