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California Department of Public Health Investigates Human Plague Case

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced the department is investigating a case of human plague in California, and conducting an environmental evaluation in the Stanislaus National Forest, Yosemite National Park and the surrounding areas. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/california-department-of-public-health-investigates-human-plague-case.htm

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California Department of Public Health and Yosemite National Park Take Preventive Measures in Plague Investigation

alifornia Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced that the department, working closely with Yosemite National Park, successfully reduced the risk of plague transmission at Crane Flat Campground in Yosemite. The campground, which had been closed for four nights to allow for …

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California Department of Public Health Investigates Second Case of Human Plague

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith announced that the department has been notified of a presumptive positive case of plague contracted by a recent visitor to California from Georgia. Confirmatory testing is being conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Processing The Pandemic: Jakara Movement Director On Health Inequities, Poor Working Conditions

Naindeep Singh, the executive director of the Jakara movement, a volunteer training organization and a hub for Sikh Californian youth, has joined us as part of our series looking at how people are processing the magnitude of this pandemic. He spoke with FM89’s Alice Daniel for this audio postcard. https://www.kvpr.org/sites/kvpr/files/styles/big_story/public/202105/deep_singh.png

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How This Pandemic Year Has Shaped Our Mental Health

Days before the COVID-19 shutdown in 2020 board certified psychiatrist Dr. Jasmine Singh spoke with Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock about coronavirus panic. One year later they spoke again about anxiety, depression, collective trauma, and what the pandemic has done to our mental health. https://www.kvpr.org/sites/kvpr/files/styles/big_story/public/202103/singh.jpg

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