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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.

Chair Nathan Fletcher says the state of San Diego County is "resilient"

Chair Nathan Fletcher says the state of San Diego County is "resilient"

Last night, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Nathan Fletcher called the state of our county “resilient” while delivering his inaugural address from the County’s Emergency Medical Operations Center.

Director selected for new County Office of Equity and Racial Justice

Director selected for new County Office of Equity and Racial Justice

A new director of the Office of Equity and Racial Justice has been named after a thorough national recruitment and selection process.

Andrew Strong will head the office and brings 15 years of experience in local government leadership and community engagement.

County of San Diego will make more than $100M available in new rental assistance money

County of San Diego will make more than $100M available in new rental assistance money
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today moved forward to operationalize $52.2 million in State of California funds for emergency rental assistance as part of the COVID-19 update. This latest round of funds is in addition to the $48.8 million in federal funds the Board approved receipt of during their January 26 meeting.

You can now 'Text 9-1-1' if calling isn't possible

You can now 'Text 9-1-1' if calling isn't possible

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department officially announced the launch of “Text to 911” technology Jan. 5, a service that includes the Sheriff’s Department as well as all county fire and emergency medical services (EMS) agencies and will help to make the county safer.