Category Archives: Health care

CDC: Severe flu season possible

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta released the following statement today, noting that early data suggests a potentially severe flu season this winter: Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges immediate vaccination for anyone still unvaccinated this [...]

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Immigrants targeted for scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris issued the following Consumer Alert today on scams targeting immigrants and their families: En Español SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued a consumer alert to Californians about possible scams targeting immigrants and their families.  Major changes to United States immigration policy, like those contained in President [...]

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Manteca police chief clarifies homeless issues

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion sent out a statement late Monday (Nov. 17, 2014) regarding misinformation circulating in the community regarding two city codes addressing the issues of homelessness. Here’s his statement: “Unfortunately, there has been a large amount of inaccurate information being disseminated about two Manteca Municipal Codes, which could affect homeless individuals within [...]

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McNerney on Ebola in the U.S.

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, issued the following statement over the weekend on the recent cases of Ebola in the U.S.: “I am monitoring the situation with regards to the current Ebola outbreak. My primary concern is the health and safety of our families and health care workers. I will be meeting with officials from [...]

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CDC, Frontier Airlines Issue Ebola Notifications

The following statements were issued this morning by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Frontier Airlines after a second Dallas-area health care worker tested positive for Ebola: CDC and Frontier Airlines Announce Passenger Notification Underway On the morning of Oct. 14, the second healthcare worker reported to the hospital with a low-grade [...]

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