NewsDesk @bactiman63 On Thursday, Mayor London N. Breed and the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) announced a local emergency declaration to strengthen the City’s preparedness and response...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) announced Friday that following a recent uptick in cases globally and in the United States, the first probable case of monkeypox...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews California state health officials and the San Francisco Department of Public Health have confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in California. The individual had just...

While the city of San Francisco has not seen a COVID-19, Mayor London Breed today declared a local emergency to proactively prepare for possible COVID-19. Officials say given the high volume of travel...

While the risk of novel (new) coronavirus (2019 nCoV) is low in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is taking proactive preparedness precautions. CDC and the Department of Homeland...

San Francisco health officials report sexually transmitted diseases (STD) have been increasing steadily in San Francisco and across California since 2013. Some of the rising numbers include syphilis...

Through Mar. 27, California health officials have reported 16 total measles cases in nine counties, this compares with 21 cases reported during the whole of 2018. In 2019, two outbreaks linked to patients...

The San Francisco Department of Public Health has reported a confirmed measles case in a resident, the first case since 2013. The patient is an adult who was exposed to measles during an international...

Officials with the San Francisco Department of Health are reporting six confirmed measles cases in the Bay area in the past month. All the cases were unvaccinated and were residents of  Santa Clara County...

Fads and movements on what we do and don’t put in our bodies seem to plague the US and latest one has originated out of California. There has been a huge demand in Silicon Valley for very expensive “raw...