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Who was appointed to the County's new Human Relations Commission?

Who was appointed to the County's new Human Relations Commission?

The members of the newly re-established San Diego County Leon Williams Human Relations Commission have been announced, after appointments to the commission were approved by the Board of Supervisors at their June 23 meeting.

County of San Diego hiring contact tracing staff

County of San Diego hiring contact tracing staff

The County of San Diego's Health and Human Services Agency will hire or retrain more than 500 staff to conduct COVID-19 testing and tracing as part of its efforts to fight the virus. The testing focus will be on at-risk populations, including residents in senior living facilities and low-income communities.

New initiative aims to stop HIV infections in San Diego County

A new HIV case is diagnosed in the region every 18 hours.

The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an initiative to get the number of new HIV infections in San Diego to zero. With the vote, the Board directed the County Health and Human Services Agency to begin implementing the Getting to Zero initiative and put an end to the epidemic in the region.

National HIV Testing Day is June 27, County of San Diego shares about the benefits of PrEP

It’s not a vaccine, but it can reduce your chances of getting HIV by over 90 percent.

Truvada®, produced by Gilead Sciences, Inc., is a medication that is commonly used as part of combination therapy to treat HIV infection.  However, HIV-negative people also can take it as a daily pill to reduce their risk of getting HIV infection in the first place.

County of San Diego offers free tax preparation help

More than 500 volunteers will help prepare and file taxes electronically at about 75 sites across the region, including one at the Westfield Mission Valley Mall. However, you have to be low income to qualify for the free service.