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CDPH News Releases 2019

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​Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1

April 29, 2019 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the annual quarantine of sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast. 

​CDPH Urges Californians Traveling Internationally to be Fully Vaccinated against Measles

April 25, 2019 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today urged Californians to make sure they are protected against measles. Vaccination is especially critical for those who plan to travel internationally.

CDPH Encourages Consumers to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 24, 2019 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that consumers who have prescription drugs that are no longer needed or are expired can safely dispose of them on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, April 27.

CDPH Issues Penalties to Five Hospitals​

February 7, 2019 – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued five penalties today to five California hospitals along with fines totaling $258,025 after investigations found the facilities' noncompliance with licensing requirements caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients.

CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Khmeli Suneli Spice Blends Sold at Certain Stores in Los Angeles County

January 4, 2019 –  The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warned consumers today not to eat khmeli suneli dried spice blend due to elevated levels of lead. 

 

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