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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 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.

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.

2nd Annual COVID-19 Altar De Muertos Coming to County Admin Center

2nd Annual COVID-19 Altar De Muertos Coming to County Admin Center

Dia de Los Muertos will once again be celebrated at the County Administration Center. Chair Nathan Fletcher, in collaboration with Vice Chair Nora Vargas and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, will host the 2nd Annual COVID-19 Altar De Muertos at 1600 Pacific Hwy, on the east plaza.  

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.