Department of Public Health

Measles Infections In California Grow To 123The number of measles cases in California has reached 123 in the wake of a December outbreak at Disneyland. The California Department of Public Health released the new figure on Friday.
San Bernardino Health Officials Confirm 9 New Cases Of MeaslesThe San Bernardino County Department of Public Health announced Thursday the confirmation of nine cases of measles within its county.
Health Care Providers Take Action To Stop Further Spread Of MeaslesHealth care providers in California are taking a stand against the spread of measles.
Officials: 9 People Infected With Measles After Visiting DisneylandAt least nine people have contracted measles after visiting Disneyland parks in Orange County over the holidays, the state Department of Public Health said Wednesday.
Alert Issued After Actor Is Infected With HIV On Out-Of-State Porn ShootCalifornia public health officials have issued an alert after finding "very strong evidence" that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot.
Health Officials Issue Warning About Eating Cactus Tainted By Pesticide State health officials Sunday warned the public about eating cactus that was tainted by a dangerous pesticide in Mexico.
State Health Officials Confirm 7 Flu-Related Deaths, 28 More Under InvestigationState health officials said Friday that there has been an accelerated increase in flu activity this season, including seven confirmed deaths and 28 more under investigation.
1st Flu Case Confirmed In Los Angeles CountyThe Health Department Monday confirmed Los Angeles County’s first influenza case of the season.
Judge Orders Calif. To Set Standard For Chromium-6 A judge has ordered state health officials to establish a safe drinking water standard for the cancer-causing chemical made famous in the film "Erin Brockovich."
5 In LA County Tested Positive For West Nile VirusFive people have tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County, according to the Department of Public Health.
Stretch Of Malibu Beach Closed Following Sewage SpillA 100-yard stretch of the beach in Malibu has been closed after a sewage spill.
6 Cases Of Hepatitis A In Calif. Linked To Frozen Berries Sold At Costco Officials with the California Department of Public Health say at least six cases of Hepatitis A in California re linked to frozen berries sold at Costco.