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SFDPH Health Advisory: Zika Virus

Mosquitoes associated with the Zika virus have been detected in the Bay Area, but none has been found to carry the disease linked to birth defects in newborns in South America. SFDPH has issued a health advisory for San Francisco-based physicians on the Zika virus.

SFDPH Health Update: Healthy Super Bowl 50

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is working to support Super Bowl activities to ensure that visitors and local residents have a safe, positive, and healthy experience. San Francisco clinicians are asked to review the January 26, 2016 health alert.

CMA Issues New Physician Resource on California’s End of Life Option Act

CMA has released a new On-Call document to help physicians understand ABX2-15, California’s End of Life Option Act. The guide was developed by CMA’s Center for Legal Affairs to help physicians and patients understand the End of Life Option Act.