CDPH OFFERS FOOD SAFETY TIPS FOR HOLIDAY FEASTS
Dec. 14, 2009 - With the holiday season in full force, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reminding Californians about the importance of safe food handling to prevent foodborne illness.
CDPH ISSUES FINE TO NURSING HOME IN SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY
Nov. 5, 2009 - Valley Gardens Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Stockton has received a “AA” citation and a $90,000 fine from the State of California after an investigation concluded that inadequate care led to the death of a resident.
AVOID WILD MUSHROOMS, CDPH WARNS
Oct. 30, 2009 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH), today reminded Californians that collecting and eating wild mushrooms can cause serious illness and even death.
PUBLIC CAN NOW VOTE FOR TOP H1N1 VIDEOS
Oct. 29, 2009 - After receiving more than 100 entries to CDPH’s “California Film Festival — Lights, Camera, Save Lives” contest, members of the public are now invited to go online and cast a vote for their favorite.
CDPH LIFTS SPORT-HARVESTED MUSSELS QUARANTINE
Oct. 28, 2009 - CDPH announced today that the statewide annual quarantine on mussels taken by sport harvesters from California’s ocean waters ends at midnight on Saturday, October 31 for all counties except Del Norte, Humboldt, and San Luis Obispo.
VACÚNESE, INDICA EL DIRECTOR DE SALUD PÚBLICA ESTATAL
8 de octubre del 2009 - Con las 209 muertes en California a causa del H1N1, el Dr. Mark Horton, director del Departamento de Salud Pública de California, hoy urge a californianos que se vacunen contra el virus de la gripe H1N1 en las próximas semanas.
GET VACCINATED, SAYS STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR
Oct. 8, 2009 - With the state's H1N1 death toll at 206, the director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Dr. Mark Horton, on Thursday urged Californians to get vaccinated against the H1N1 flu virus in the weeks ahead.
CA WIC PROGRAM OFFERS EXPANDED, HEALTHIER FOOD OPTIONS
October 1, 2009 - The California Department of Public Health today announced that the California Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program will expand the diversity of nutritious foods offered to program participants starting today.
TOBACCO SALES TO MINORS FALL TO ALL-TIME LOW
September 28, 2009 - Announcing that fewer California stores are selling cigarettes to minors, Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), today announced the findings of a CDPH survey on tobacco sales.
SEASONAL FLU VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE IN CALIFORNIA
September 17, 2009 - Californians are encouraged to receive the vaccine for seasonal influenza, now widely available in California, Dr. Gil Chavez, acting chief deputy director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), said today.
CDPH URGES WOMEN TO LEARN SYMPTOMS OF OVARIAN CANCER
September 16, 2009 - Encouraging women to learn more about what can be a deadly cancer, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today hosted an outreach event on the steps of the State Capitol as part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
CONSUMERS WARNED NOT TO EAT OMO BRAND GREEN ONIONS
August 13, 2009 - CDPH warned consumers not to eat OMO brand green onions distributed in July and sold as bulk produce in five California stores, after routine testing of the product revealed that it may be contaminated with Salmonella.
CONSUMERS WARNED NOT TO EAT GROUND BEEF
August 6, 2009 - Dr. Mark Horton, director of CDPH, today warned Californians not to eat certain brands of ground beef because the products could be contaminated with Salmonella newport, a potentially harmful bacterium.
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