SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - If you haven't had your child vaccinated, there's a heads-up on the San Diego health front.
The Council of Community Clinics continues to report problems with whooping cough, and the smallest patients are most at risk.
Barbara-Lee Edwards explains in this Health Alert video report.
Several people in the News 8 newsroom have called in sick lately, which is pretty common this time of year. Flu and cold season runs from October through April and while they're both tough to deal with, there are some major differences between the two.
Two more flu deaths in San Diego County have brought this season's death toll to 11, county health officials announced Wednesday.
Cold, wet weather can prove to be the perfect breeding ground for viral infections. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said recent conditions have lead to an increase in flu cases.
A trip to the hospital can be costly, but a new federal law that went into effect on Wednesday aims to make hospital costs more transparent by requiring all hospital to list their prices online.
Another flu death was reported in San Diego County last week, bringing this season’s total to seven, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced on Wednesday.
San Diego County could have reduced the risk of the spread of hepatitis A last year with better organization and hastened vaccination efforts, according to a report released Thursday by State Auditor Elaine Howle.
A variety of health issues is slowing things down for some San Diegans as the holiday rush enters its final phase. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said knowing how to treat those symptoms can make or break your yule tide cheer.
As cold and flu season ramps up, it's important to keep your immune system up as well. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic have some good reminders for getting through though the holidays while keeping those bugs at bay.
The sounds of the Holidays can be heard throughout the county, but some San Diegans might have trouble picking them up. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said ear health is front and center and some of their clinics right now.
Vaccines are in high demand across San Diego County, but the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said they are prepared.