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Latest CDPH News

  • Illegal Tobacco Sales to Minors Increase in California
  • CDPH Encourages Consumers to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
  • Prevent Flu this Season by Getting a Flu Shot  ... En Español ... Dr. Karen Smith Talks about the Importance of Vaccination
  • CDPH Announces Grant to Reduce Mental Health Disparities in Native American Communities (Hear comments about the grant.)
  • Health Officials Urge Californians to Remove Standing Water 
  • CDPH Launches Newborn Screening for ALD
  • Health Leaders Invite Innovation to Improve California’s Health
  • CDPH Urges Health Care Providers to Adopt New National Tuberculosis Screening Recommendations
  • CDPH Reports Cluster of Shigella Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with Men
  • CDPH Urges Caution Related to Seasonal Blue-green Algae Blooms
  • CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Rock Crabs, Bivalve Shellfish Caught Along the Central Coast
  • 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

  • CDPH Zika Virus Information 
  • West Nile Virus 
  • End of Life Option Act
  • New Tobacco 21 Law Goes into Effect June 9th, 2016 
  • Medical Cannabis Manufacturing and Testing Laboratory Licenses 
  • Domoic Acid Warning and Crab Advisory Information 
  • Senate Bill 277 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 
  • Budget Act Highlights Fiscal Year 2016-17
  • May Revision Highlights Fiscal Year 2016-17  
  • Stakeholder Brief (October - December, 2016) 

    Last modified on: 10/21/2016 4:18 PM