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Latest CDPH News

  • CDPH Issues Warning not to Eat Cucumbers Distributed by Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce due to Health Risk ... Food Safety Section Chief Pat Kennelly Talks About Cucumber Warning
  • State Health Officer Urges Health Care Providers to ‘Think Measles’
  • Innovative Coalition Aims to Decrease Health Disparities in San Diego County
  • CDPH Awarded CDC Grant to Prevent Opioid Overdoses
  • CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Bivalve Shellfish Caught in Humboldt or Del Norte Counties
  • CDPH’s California Reducing Disparities Project Request for Proposals 
  • California Department of Public Health Releases Health Equity Strategic Plan ... PORTRAIT OF PROMISE: The California Statewide Plan to Promote
    Health and Mental Health Equity ... En Español
  • California Department of Public Health Investigates Second Case of Human Plague ... Dr. Karen Smith Talks About Second Human Plague Case Investigation
  • California Department of Public Health and Yosemite National Park Take Preventive Measures in Plague Investigation ... Dr. Karen Smith Talks About the Plague Investigation
  • Introducing the Let’s Get Healthy California “Innovation Challenge” Improving Community Health and Promoting Health Equity ... En Español
  • Get Your Children Up-to-Date on Vaccinations Before Back-to-School ... En Español
  • California Department of Public Health Investigates Human Plague Case
  • State Health Officer Warns About Dangers of Valley Fever ... En Español 
  • CDPH Celebrates National Breastfeeding Awareness Month
  • State Health Officer Warns of the Dangers of Excessive Heat  ... En Español ... Dr. Karen Smith Talks about Extreme Heat
  • California Department of Public Health Achieves Accreditation
  • More CDPH News Releases ... En Español         
  • Drought Information

  • California Drought Website
  • Drought Preparedness, Water Conservation and Water Supply Emergency Response 
  • Other Hot Topics

  • Safe Food Handling Tips - September is Food Safety Education Month
  • Senate Bill 277 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 
  • Accreditation Readiness Conference (Aug. 26 - 27 and Sept. 9 – 10)
  • Governor’s Budget Highlights Fiscal Year 2015-16
  • May Revision Highlights Fiscal Year 2015-16 
  • California Wellness Plan 2014
  • Stakeholder Brief
    Last modified on: 9/4/2015 5:36 PM