WHOOPING COUGH EPIDEMIC MAY BE WORST IN 50 YEARS
June 23, 2010 - Urging Californians to get vaccinated now, Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), warned today that the state is on pace to suffer the most illnesses and deaths due to pertussis ...
CDPH OFFERS TOP-10 TIPS FOR MEN’S HEALTH WEEK
June 17, 2010 - Regular doctor check-ups, plenty of exercise, healthy eating and disease screening can add years and quality to a man’s life. That’s why, during this National Men's Health Week leading up to Father’s Day, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is sharing top health tips to keep men healthy.
CDPH ISSUES AA CITATION TO HANCOCK PARK REHABILITATION CENTER
May 18, 2010 - Hancock Park Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles County has received an AA citation from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the most severe penalty under state law, and a $100,000 fine, the highest possible fine from the state of California, after an investigation concluded that inadequate care led to the death of a resident.
CDPH WARNS CONSUMERS NOT TO EAT CORN JELLY CANDY
May 4, 2010- Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), today warned consumers not to eat “Corn Jelly Choice American Sweet Corn Flavour” candy because CDPH tests have found the candy contained excess levels of lead.
CDPH ISSUES AA CITATION TO HOMEWOOD CARE CENTER
Apr. 30, 2010 - Homewood Care Center in San Jose has received a “AA” citation and a $80,000 fine from the state of California after an investigation concluded that inadequate care led to the death of a resident.
CDPH ISSUES ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES TO SEVEN HOSPITALS
April 13, 2010 - CDPH announced today that seven California hospitals have been assessed administrative penalties after noncompliance with licensing requirements has caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients.
CALIFORNIA SEES BIGGEST DROP IN TB CASES SINCE 2000
March 18, 2010 - The number of tuberculosis cases reported in California last year dropped by its biggest margin in nearly a decade, Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), announced today.
MEASLES CASES PROMPT CALL FOR IMMUNIZATIONS
March 11, 2010 - Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health, today reminded Californians of the importance of immunizations following reports of four individuals becoming ill with measles in a two-week period last month.
CDPH WARNS OF SALMONELLA IN CERTAIN SALAMI PRODUCTS
Jan. 26, 2010 - CDPH today warned people not to consume certain ready-to-eat Italian sausage products manufactured by Daniele, Boar’s Head, Black Bear, and Dietz and Watson, because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.