High blood sugar affects the whole body

High blood sugar affects the whole body

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer Janice Baker, a registered dietician, spoke about diabetes and nutrition at the February Woman of Wellness program at Fallbrook Library. While she has worked at Pomerado Hospital for the last 12 years, she said that she has not been out of school for 35 years with all the continuing education classes […]

First local Zika-related birth defect reinforces travel advisory

Tom Christensen County of San Diego Communications Office Pregnant women, women who could become pregnant and couples considering pregnancy are advised to avoid traveling to areas with known Zika transmission after a baby with the severe birth defect microcephaly was born in San Diego County. The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reports […]

Elizabeth Hospice to hold Wings of Hope Butterfly Release

SAN DIEGO – Everyone is invited to join The Elizabeth Hospice for the eighth annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release on Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in the Conference Room. Community members of all ages are invited to attend this indoor […]

Local sites among updated Capital Improvement Needs Assessment Program projects

Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) land acquisition, Vallecitos Park playground improvements, San Luis Rey River Park land acquisition and improvements, and Don Dussault Park improvements are among projects listed in the county’s updated Capital Improvement Needs Assessment Program. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 March 21 to approve the five-year needs assessment […]

SSNAAPE sponsors low cost spay/neuter clinic April 22

SSNAAPE sponsors low cost spay/neuter clinic April 22

FALLBROOK – SSNAAPE, (Senior/Special Needs Animal Assistance Project Endeavor), a Fallbrook based non-profit, is sponsoring a low-cost spay and neuter VetBus clinic on Saturday, April 22. The clinic is open to the public by appointment, and will be held at Kahoots Pet Store, 1101 S. Main Avenue, Fallbrook. The VetBus is a state-of-the-art mobile facility with […]

Teen dies from influenza in San Diego County

José A. Álvarez County of San Diego Communications Office A 17-year-old girl died from influenza and is the first pediatric flu death reported this season, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced March 22. The teen died Feb. 25, 2017, from influenza A/H3 and had an underlying medical condition. The death was just reported […]

How to stop the spread of TB

José A. Álvarez County of San Diego Communications Office A third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis (TB). That includes people in San Diego. March 24 was World TB Day, and the County Health and Human Services Agency is reminding San Diegans of two things: 1. If you’ve been exposed to someone with TB, […]

San Diego Blood Bank and Albertsons to host Mobile Drive

FALLBROOK – San Diego Blood Bank will partner with Albertsons to host a Mobile Blood Drive on Monday, March 27, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the store’s parking lot, 1133 S. Mission Rd. About one in seven people entering a hospital need blood. One pint of blood, which is the amount volunteers give when […]

REINS and Foundation for Senior Care announce joint fundraiser

FALLBROOK – REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship Program and Foundation for Senior Care will host their inaugural Horses, Hats & Hope event Saturday, May 6 from noon to 4 p.m. The event will feature a live streaming of NBC’s coverage of the 143rd Kentucky Derby on a giant jumbo screen. Ladies are invited to wear stylish hats […]