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San Diego's Hepatitis A Outbreak

County Supervisors Extend Emergency Declaration Over Hepatitis Outb...

County Supervisors Extend Emergency Declaration Over Hepatitis Outbreak

Oct. 24
By City News Service

The county Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend an emergency declaration over the hepatitis A outbreak in the San Diego region.

Death Toll At 19 In San Diego's Hepatitis Outbreak

Death Toll At 19 In San Diego's Hepatitis Outbreak

Oct. 17
By City News Service

An additional hepatitis A death in the San Diego region was confirmed over the past week, bringing the toll this year to 19, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday.

Program Offering Homeless Overnight Parking To Expand

Program Offering Homeless Overnight Parking To Expand

Oct. 16
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

A program in Clairemont that provides a safe parking area for homeless people living out of their vehicles and offers them assistance to transition to permanent housing will be expanded, city officials and community leaders announced Monday.

California Declares Emergency To Fight Hepatitis A Outbreak

California Declares Emergency To Fight Hepatitis A Outbreak

Oct. 13
By Associated Press

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency to combat a hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed 18 lives in San Diego.

San Diego's Efforts To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak Now Include Fire...

San Diego's Efforts To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak Now Include Firefighters

Oct. 13
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

Municipal, state and federal officials announced various steps Friday to try to corral a deadly outbreak of hepatitis A in San Diego and other areas.

Health Officials: 18 People Now Dead In San Diego's Hepatitis A Out...

Health Officials: 18 People Now Dead In San Diego's Hepatitis A Outbreak

Oct. 10
By City News Service

County health officials Tuesday reported the 18th death in the San Diego region's hepatitis A outbreak, among 490 total cases.

San Diego Launches Campground For The Homeless

San Diego Launches Campground For The Homeless

Oct. 9
By City News Service, Susan Murphy

The city of San Diego Monday opened a camping area for the homeless, with 24-hour security, bathrooms and storage.

Golden Hill Homeless Campground Expected To Open Monday

Golden Hill Homeless Campground Expected To Open Monday

Oct. 9
By City News Service

The city of San Diego will provide a camping area for the homeless, with 24-hour security, bathrooms and storage, beginning Monday, according to the mayor's office.

San Diego City Council Declares Emergency Over Lack Of Homeless She...

San Diego City Council Declares Emergency Over Lack Of Homeless Shelter Space

Oct. 2
By City News Service

An emergency declaration over a lack of shelter space, which has exacerbated a deadly outbreak of hepatitis A among San Diego's homeless population, was approved Monday by the City Council.

Homeless Choir Sings In Solidarity With Hepatitis A Victims

Homeless Choir Sings In Solidarity With Hepatitis A Victims

Sept. 29
By Elma Gonzalez

The Voices of Our City Choir, which is mostly made up of people who are homeless, dedicated their choir practice Friday to remembering the 17 San Diegans who have died in the hepatitis A outbreak.

San Diego Increases Homeless Citations In Hepatitis Outbreak

San Diego Increases Homeless Citations In Hepatitis Outbreak

Sept. 28
By Associated Press

The city of San Diego issued citations and cleared a downtown street where hundreds of homeless people regularly camp during ongoing efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A.

More Streets Power Washed In Effort To Curb San Diego Hepatitis A O...

More Streets Power Washed In Effort To Curb San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 27
By City News Service

San Diego broadened its efforts to stop the deadly spread of hepatitis A Wednesday by power-washing sidewalks in beach communities and the Midway area.

Death Toll Reaches 17 In San Diego's Ongoing Hepatitis A Outbreak

Death Toll Reaches 17 In San Diego's Ongoing Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 26
By City News Service

One more death and additional new cases were reported Tuesday as a result of the hepatitis A outbreak in the San Diego County region, prompting the Board of Supervisors to keep a public health emergency declaration in place.

New Restrooms Installed In Downtown San Diego In Effort To Stop Hep...

New Restrooms Installed In Downtown San Diego In Effort To Stop Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 25
By City News Service

Several new restrooms were installed Monday in a downtown area park in the latest effort by city officials to help combat the hepatitis A outbreak.

Roundtable: Hepatitis Spread, Tiny Home Hurdles, Legal Battle Freez...

Roundtable: Hepatitis Spread, Tiny Home Hurdles, Legal Battle Freezes Foundation Donations

Sept. 22
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

Miles of sandy beaches, perennially sunny skies and a worsening hepatitis outbreak: Is San Diego still attractive to tourists? Tiny homes face huge hurdles in San Diego. And a nasty legal battle holds up donations at the Conrad Prebys Foundation.