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CDPH News Releases 2019

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​CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat La Zagala Brand Fruit Pulp Tamarin Flavor Candy

August 19, 2019 -  The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today warned consumers not to eat specific varieties of La Zagala brand Fruit Pulp Tamarin Flavor candy, imported from Mexico.

​CDPH and CDFA Encourages Safe Practices Around Animals during Fair Season

July 24, 2019 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are urging visitors attending fairs to practice good hygiene when visiting farm animal exhibits.

​Increasing West Nile Virus Activity in California

June 26, 2019 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) urges all Californians to protect themselves from mosquito bites during West Nile virus (WNV) season, which extends from now through early fall. 

CDPH Issues Penalties to Eight Hospitals

June 18, 2019 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued eight penalties today to eight California hospitals along with fines totaling $437,425 after investigations found the facilities' noncompliance with licensing requirements caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients. 

​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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