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CDPH News Releases 2023

CDPH Encourages Californians to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 22​​​​

​​​April 20, 2023—The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) invites all Californians to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 22. 

​​COVI​D-19 Upda​​​tes for April 6​

​​​April 6, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​​​​​​

COVI​D-19 Upda​​​tes for Marc​h 30​

​​​March 30, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​​​​​

COVI​D-19 Upda​​​tes for Marc​h 23​

​​​March 23, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​​​​

​​COVID-19 Upda​​​tes for Marc​h 16​

​​​March 16, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​​​

COVID-19 Upda​​​tes for March 9​

​​​March 9, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​​

CDPH Updates COVID-19 Guidance and Reminds Californians Vaccines, Testing and Treatment Remain Available
March 3, 2023 – Today the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is announcing updates to several state public health officer orders that have guided Californians on how to best protect themselves and their families throughout the pandemic. 

​​​COVID-19 Upda​​​tes for March 2​

​​​March 2, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​​

​​COVID-19 Upda​​​tes for February 23​

​​​February 23, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​

​​​COVID-19 Upda​​​tes for February 16​

​​​February 16, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​​

​​​​COVID-19 Updates for February 9

​​​February 9, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​

​​​CDPH Launches Youth Cannabis Prevention Initi​ative

February 3, 2023​​—​Mind Over Marijuana is the California Department of Public Health's (CDPH) new educational campaign to inform youth about the dangers of underage cannabis use, and how it can impact their social and emotional wellbeing later in life.​

COVID-19 Updates for February 2

​February 2, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.​

COVID-19 Updates for January 26

​January 26, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.

CDPH Begins $100 Million Youth Behavioral Health Stigma Reduction and Public Awareness Campaign 

January 24, 2023 – Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is requesting proposals for youth behavioral health stigma reduction and public awareness campaigns to support the state's Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative, a key component of the state's Master Plan for Kid's Mental Health. 

COVID-19 Updates for January 19

​January 19, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.
CDPH Statement on CDC and FDA Preliminary Safety Signal
January 15, 2023 Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued the following statement on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) joint statement identifying a preliminary COVID-19 vaccine safety signal for persons aged 65 years and older. 

COVID-19 Updates for January 12

​January 12, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.

​CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat “Pickle Me Everything” Brand Vegetables Due to Risk of Illness

January 6, 2023—The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning consumers not to eat any varieties of pickled vegetables manufactured by Pickle Me Everything from Santa Clarita, California.

COVID-19 Updates for January 5

​January 5, 2023—Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response.

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