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County of San Diego reports significant spike in COVID-19 cases

County of San Diego reports significant spike in COVID-19 cases

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is seeing a significant spike in new COVID-19 cases. The County will report 1,264 new cases this afternoon, the highest number since February 5, 2021.

Still working from home? Here's 5 tips for smart snacking

Still working from home? Here's 5 tips for smart snacking

Sticking to healthy snacking habits can be challenging when working from home and often seeking comfort in food. Yet, good nutrition is particularly important now when we need to keep our immune system strong.

Unvaccinated San Diegans account for nearly all COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths

Unvaccinated San Diegans account for nearly all COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths

Almost all COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths being reported in the region are occurring in San Diegans who are not fully vaccinated.

New data from the County Health and Human Services Agency shows that since Jan. 1, 2021, COVID-19 has been primarily occurring in San Diegans who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. They represent:

This week is going to be a hot one!

This week is going to be a hot one!

High temperatures over the next week in San Diego, particularly the deserts, are cause for extra precaution. Residents are advised to stay cool, avoid activities that may cause overheating, and pay extra attention to older adults, people with chronic medical conditions, young children and pets because they are more susceptible to heat illness.

Hello Yellow Tier, goodbye Tier System!

Hello Yellow Tier, goodbye Tier System!

After registering a case rate of less than two COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents for two consecutive weeks, the County will move to the Yellow Tier of the state’s reopening framework beginning Wednesday, June 9.

Petco Park returns to full capacity on June 17th for ‘San Diego’s Opening Day’

Petco Park returns to full capacity on June 17th for ‘San Diego’s Opening Day’

Following the State of California’s update today on their full reopening plan for June 15th, the Padres are excited to announce that Petco Park will open to 100% capacity for the first time in over a year and a half beginning with the Thursday, June 17th game against the Cincinnati Reds at 5:40 p.m. PT.

How to lift COVID-19 brain fog

How to lift COVID-19 brain fog

Kids say the darndest things. Follow any of the famously funny parent bloggers on social media and you'll learn some of their cute toddlers call donuts "cake bagels," name escalators "robot stairs" and refer to a head of lettuce as a "salad ball."

National Center of Transgender Equality to host webinar on vaccine confidence

National Center of Transgender Equality to host webinar on vaccine confidence
With the world opening back up, and vaccination appointments becoming readily available, this is a friendly reminder to join us on Thursday, May 20th at 8 pm EST (5 pm PST) for a community webinar featuring a panel of health care experts and trans leaders on the importance of getting vaccinated when it