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Latest CDPH News

  • CDPH Offers Food Safety Tips for the Holidays ... Dr. Karen Smith Talks About Holiday Food Safety
  • CDPH Updates Warning about Certain Seafood Caught along the Northern and Central California Coastline ... Food Safety Section Chief Pat Kennelly Talks About Updated Domoic Acid Warning
  • CDPH Confirms First Flu Death of an Infant this Season
  • More California Mothers are Breastfeeding in the Hospital
  • CDPH Confirms First Flu Death of the Season
  • Now Is the Time For a Flu Shot ... Dr. Karen Smith Talks About Influenza and the Flu Shot ... En Español
  • State Health Officer Urges Caution During Wildfire Cleanup Efforts ... En Español
  • 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

  • Domoic Acid Warning and Crab Advisory Information 
  • Information about New Medical Marijuana Laws and Oversight 
  • Thimerosal Temporary Exemption Information  
  • Wildfires: Prevention, Clean-Up and Safety 
  • Senate Bill 277 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 
  • Governor’s Budget Highlights Fiscal Year 2015-16
  • May Revision Highlights Fiscal Year 2015-16 
  • California Wellness Plan 2014
  • Stakeholder Brief (October - December 2015) 
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