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How doctors' assumptions about LGBTQ patients can be harmful to their health

How doctors' assumptions about LGBTQ patients can be harmful to their health

“Are you sexually active?” a doctor asks. "Yes," a female patient responds.

“Do you take birth control?” they ask. “No,” she answers.

“Do you use condoms?” “No...”

"Are you trying to have a baby?" "No."

“So then how are you preventing pregnancy?” “...I’m gay.”

Expanded services COVID-19 treatment site announced

Expanded services COVID-19 treatment site announced

The region’s latest center providing monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 is coming to Clairemont and will also offer testing for the virus at the same site.

Score Padres tickets, t-shirts for getting COVID-19 vaccine

Score Padres tickets, t-shirts for getting COVID-19 vaccine

Want to get a free pair of Padres tickets and a Padres Hero T-shirt?

For the third time, the Padres and County are teaming up for a vaccination event at Petco Park, this one set for Tuesday, Aug. 24.

OUT at the Park returns!

OUT at the Park returns!
The America's Finest City Softball League is excited to announce that OUT at the Park, the Pride night with the San Diego Padres, is officially confirmed to make its grand comeback this year. OUT at the Park (OATP) will take place on Friday, Aug. 20 against the Phillies.
 

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: