Department of Public Health

(Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Measles Infections In California Grow To 123

The 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.

02/20/2015

(credit: CBS)

San Bernardino Health Officials Confirm 9 New Cases Of Measles

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health announced Thursday the confirmation of nine cases of measles within its county.

02/19/2015

(credit: CBS)

Health Care Providers Take Action To Stop Further Spread Of Measles

Health care providers in California are taking a stand against the spread of measles.

01/29/2015

(credit: CBS)

Officials: 9 People Infected With Measles After Visiting Disneyland

At least nine people have contracted measles after visiting Disneyland parks in Orange County over the holidays, the state Department of Public Health said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2015

(credit: Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

Alert Issued After Actor Is Infected With HIV On Out-Of-State Porn Shoot

California 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.

12/29/2014

(credit: Thinkstock)

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.

02/16/2014

(credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

State Health Officials Confirm 7 Flu-Related Deaths, 28 More Under Investigation

State 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.

01/10/2014

(credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

1st Flu Case Confirmed In Los Angeles County

The Health Department Monday confirmed Los Angeles County’s first influenza case of the season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

(credit: Getty Images)

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.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

(credit: Getty Images)

5 In LA County Tested Positive For West Nile Virus

Five people have tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County, according to the Department of Public Health.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

(credit: CBS)

Stretch Of Malibu Beach Closed Following Sewage Spill

A 100-yard stretch of the beach in Malibu has been closed after a sewage spill.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2013

(credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

05/31/2013

The feds are screening people who may have been exposed to a drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: CBS)

Health Official: Angelenos Not At Risk To Downtown TB Outbreak

Angelenos are not in danger in the wake of a tuberculosis outbreak on Skid Row, according to the top county health official.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2013

Drugs, Medication

Report: Prescription Drug Abuse Growing Problem In LA County

Statistics show that prescription drug abuse is such a problem in L.A. County that drug overdose is now the third leading cause of injury-related deaths.

01/14/2013

west_nile

Calif. Reports First West Nile Virus Death

State officials say an 88-year-old Kern County woman is the first person to die from the West Nile virus in California this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,864 other followers