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Holiday Bowl cancelled due to COVID-19 issues

Holiday Bowl cancelled due to COVID-19 issues

UCLA was forced to pull out of the Holiday Bowl only hours before the Bruins were scheduled to play NC State in San Diego because of COVID-19 problems.

The school announced its decision around 3:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday.

First omicron variant case identified in San Diego County

An Omicron COVID-19 case has been identified in San Diego, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

The new variant was identified in a San Diego resident who had recently traveled abroad.

Get a flu shot! Influenza cases continue to increase in San Diego

Get a flu shot! Influenza cases continue to increase in San Diego

Seventy lab-confirmed influenza cases were reported in the San Diego area last week, 28 more than the week before, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

To date, a total of 423 flu cases have been reported locally this season, compared to the prior five-year average of 401 cases by this point.

San Diego Pride to host another community vaccination clinic

San Diego Pride to host another community vaccination clinic

San Diego Pride and TransFamily Support Services, with Champions for Health in partnership with San Diego County are proud to announce that they will host a final 2021 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 from 2-6 pm at the Pride Office, located at 3620 30th Street in North Park.

San Diego could see severe flu season

San Diego could see severe flu season

The number of influenza cases being reported this season continues to outpace the average identified at the same time the past five years, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to San Diego children ages 5 and older.

The California Department of Public Health has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in 5- to 11-year-olds, and health care providers in the region are now vaccinating children in this age group.

Should you mix and match COVID-19 boosters?

Should you mix and match COVID-19 boosters?

When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized a third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for certain people with compromised immune systems in mid-August and booster shots for some adults who received the Pfizer vaccine in September, it seemed inevitable that other fully vaccinated a

COVID-19 vaccine boosters available for San Diegans

COVID-19 vaccine boosters available for San Diegans

COVID-19 vaccination boosters are now recommended and available for everyone who qualifies.

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines currently available. However, the time frame for when people should get a booster depends on which vaccine you received.