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September 11, 1996 | JASON TERADA
Ventura County Public Health services will offer low-cost flu immunizations for seniors and other eligible individuals at various locations starting late this month. Low-cost immunizations against the influenza viruses are available to anyone over age 60 and to people whose health is at serious risk if they get the illness. Health-care workers and others who look after sick or elderly individuals are also eligible for low-cost immunizations through the county's public health agency.
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September 8, 2000 | MATT SURMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite the potential controversy, Ventura County should consider starting a free needle-exchange program to help stem the spread of HIV virus and hepatitis among drug addicts, maintains a top county health official. Public Health Officer Robert Levin said he is "seriously considering" suggesting county supervisors approve a plan to provide clean syringes to addicts. At this point, Levin added, he has found no good reason why such a program should not be instituted.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1998 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Authorities continued to search Tuesday for the family of a mentally disabled illegal immigrant now under the care of Ventura County public health workers for tuberculosis and diabetes. Health workers have tapped immigration agencies, the Mexican consulate and even a U.S. congressman for help in finding relatives of Amada Morales, a 53-year-old Oxnard woman in need of long-term care for a host of health problems.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1998 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Authorities continued to search Tuesday for the family of a mentally disabled illegal immigrant now under the care of Ventura County public health workers for tuberculosis and diabetes. Health workers have tapped immigration agencies, the Mexican consulate and even a U.S. congressman for help in finding relatives of Amada Morales, a 53-year-old Oxnard woman in need of long-term care for a host of health problems.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 8, 2000 | MATT SURMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite the potential controversy, Ventura County should consider starting a free needle-exchange program to help stem the spread of HIV virus and hepatitis among drug addicts, maintains a top county health official. Public Health Officer Robert Levin said he is "seriously considering" suggesting county supervisors approve a plan to provide clean syringes to addicts. At this point, Levin added, he has found no good reason why such a program should not be instituted.
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March 18, 1993 | SARA CATANIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move described as a way to streamline public health services, Lawrence E. Dodds, head of the county's Public Health Department, has resigned, county officials said Wednesday. Dodds, who was director of the 235-employee department for six years, said he left the post to concentrate on evaluation of diseases and disease trends in the county. He will retain the title of county public health officer, a job he held simultaneously with his directorship until his resignation Feb. 26.
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March 9, 1996
A total of 370 people diagnosed with AIDS in Ventura County have died since the mid-1980s, including eight so far this year. 1985: 4 1986: 12 1987: 13 1988: 13 1989: 30 1990: 43 1991: 37 1992: 57 1993: 61 1994: 39 1995: 53 Source: Ventura County Public Health Department
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1996 | CHRISTINA LIMA
The Ventura County Public Health Department is looking for volunteers to help them create an HIV / AIDS prevention program that will be implemented throughout the county. This will be the second year the county has received funds from the state Office of AIDS to put the program together. Students, professionals and parents are welcome to participate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1993 | MACK REED
The Ventura County Public Health Department will immunize children for free during May at special public health department clinics held around the county. The first clinic is scheduled today from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Simi Valley Multi-Service Center at 2003 Royal Ave.
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September 15, 1994 | MATTHEW MOSK
Ventura County residents hoping to get an early flu shot from public clinics will have to turn to private doctors or wait until November, county health officials say. Manufacturers delayed the statewide release of the shots, which were due to arrive at county clinics this month, the Ventura County Public Health Department announced Tuesday. No explanation for the delay was offered.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 11, 1996 | JASON TERADA
Ventura County Public Health services will offer low-cost flu immunizations for seniors and other eligible individuals at various locations starting late this month. Low-cost immunizations against the influenza viruses are available to anyone over age 60 and to people whose health is at serious risk if they get the illness. Health-care workers and others who look after sick or elderly individuals are also eligible for low-cost immunizations through the county's public health agency.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1993 | SARA CATANIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move described as a way to streamline public health services, Lawrence E. Dodds, head of the county's Public Health Department, has resigned, county officials said Wednesday. Dodds, who was director of the 235-employee department for six years, said he left the post to concentrate on evaluation of diseases and disease trends in the county. He will retain the title of county public health officer, a job he held simultaneously with his directorship until his resignation Feb. 26.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1995 | STEPHANIE BROMMER
Six health-care organizations have been awarded the Ventura County Community Foundation's 1995 Blue Cross Community Clinics Fund Awards. The grants, totaling $285,704, will improve the accessibility and affordability of health-care services in Ventura County. Child Abuse and Neglect (CAAN) will receive a $60,279 grant to serve at-risk children in Oxnard by adapting an existing health-care program to integrate mental health services.
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March 2, 1992 | LARRY SPEER
The Ventura County Public Health Department has received $26,000 from a new federal program to supplement programs for people who are HIV-positive or are AIDS patients. The grant is part of the first allocation of funds distributed by the Ventura County HIV Care Consortium, an agency formed last year to dole out federal funds generated by the Ryan White Bill, said consortium co-chair Phyllis Stookey.
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