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County ends health emergency for Hepatitis A outbreak

After four weeks with no new local Hepatitis A cases reported, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Tuesday, Jan. 23 ending the local public health emergency. The emergency was declared on Sept. 1 by the County to raise awareness of the outbreak.

The action does not mean the outbreak is over, and health officials will continue to work with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the California Department of Public Health in continuing the efforts that were taken to control the outbreak.

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