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Bat Found At Santa Fe Dam Tests Positive For Rabies

People who had contact with a bat at the Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area in Irwindale earlier this month were urged to contact county health officials Friday after the rodent tested positive for rabies.

06/22/2012

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5 Bats Test Positive For Rabies In San Bernardino County

Five bats have tested positive for rabies in San Bernardino County over the past several weeks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/08/2012

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Defeat The Heat At LA County Cooling Centers

The county health department has provided a list of cooling centers at local libraries and community facilities to help residents cope with rising temperatures Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2011

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‘Connect, Prepare, Respond’ To Get Ready For Natural Disasters

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health unveiled a new disaster-readiness campaign that urges neighborhoods and communities to “connect, prepare and respond.” Dr. Alonzo Plough, from the LA County Health Department, stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to talk about the new campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2011

Dramatic Drop in Emergency Room Overcrowding

There’s been a dramatic drop in emergency room overcrowding at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center.

11/10/2010

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Food Trucks Face Ratings Grade System

Food trucks in Los Angeles County could become subject to a cleanliness grading system already being used in restaurants.

CBS Los Angeles–09/13/2010

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