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California Public Health Dept Responds To Whooping Cough Outbreak
2014-06-16 13:36:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday, California’s Department of Public Health announced that the state is currently experiencing an epidemic of whooping cough and called for pregnant Californians to get vaccinated against the disease. “Preventing severe disease and death in infants is our highest priority,” said Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer. “We urge all pregnant women to get...

2014-06-11 16:26:26

- Oversight failure by California Department of Public Health to Protect the Most Vulnerable Patients LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Our SALUD is taking on the head of the California Department of Public Health for allegedly not doing his job to protect the health and well-being of all Californians, especially the most vulnerable. Community activists Elba Romo and Bell corruption scandal whistleblower Nestor Valencia are leading the grass roots organization that seeks...

2014-03-05 12:27:56

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog has confirmed that the Department of Public Health's Radiologic Health Branch is investigating allegations that large amounts of soil dug up in a potentially radioactively contaminated parcel at Hunters Point may not have been checked for radiation before shipping to facilities not licensed to take low level radioactive waste. "We don't understand why the lead agency on cleanups in the state--the...

2014-03-03 23:05:01

CEUFast.com is now accredited with the California Department of Public Health to provide contact hours for Certified Nursing Assistants. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 CEUFast.com, one of the top nursing continuing education service providers in the nation, is excited to announce that it is now an approved provider of online courses for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) in the state of California. In an effort to further assist the nursing community, CEUFast added this service, allowing...

2011-08-12 12:08:39

A computer model of the spread of West Nile virus was able to predict areas where human cases would be concentrated, especially around Sacramento in 2005. The success of the model, say researchers, depended on its focus on biological factors and on a high volume of reports from members of the public. A computerized epidemiological model of the spread of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in 17 counties of California in 2005 successfully predicted where 81.6 percent of human cases of the...

2011-05-07 21:15:00

ONTARIO, Calif., May 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Watch's most recent article regarding the preliminary findings of California Department of Public Health (CDPH) pertaining to the diagnosis of septicemia at Prime Healthcare's hospitals is yet another example of its failure to gather all of the facts before publicizing baseless allegations fed by the union, SEIU. As demonstrated by Prime Healthcare's responses, CDPH's findings are erroneous and are the result of surveys performed by...

2010-06-15 14:21:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months after registered nurses filed a complaint with the California Department of Public Health regarding sweeping and pervasive patient care problems at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, state officials have yet to act, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United said today. The complaint cites case after case of substantial understaffing that has led to near misses of serious injuries: for...

2010-05-13 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Corporation is pleased to announce the completion of the improvements to the water treatment plant at Diablo Grande Community in Patterson, California. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100513/LA04945) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061212/LAURUSLOGO) Laurus Corporation and World International have been working diligently since taking over the residential development of the community to improve the water quality at...


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