San Francisco Department of Public Health

SF plans crackdown on illegal food vendors during Super Bowl 50

City health officials will crack down on food vendors that operate illegally…

 

Bayview families to receive free turkeys for the holidays

Hundreds of Bayview district families who might otherwise not have access to…

 

Since the health department started using naloxone more than a decade ago, overdose deaths have dropped from 120 in 2000 to 10 in each year between 2010 and 2012.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

SF health officials tout medication that reverses overdoses

San Francisco health officials are touting The City’s novel approach that began…

 

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerDozens of nurses picket outside the Kaiser hospital on Geary Boulevard on Tuesday. The nurses are striking for two days due to concerns that patient care is suffering.

SF hospitals step up Ebola preparedness training for health care workers

San Francisco hospitals are among those accelerating their efforts this week to…

Mike Koozmin/the s.f. examinerDozens of nurses picket outside the Kaiser hospital on Geary Boulevard on Tuesday. The nurses are striking for two days due to concerns that patient care is suffering.

SF launches peer-staffed phone, chat service for mental health support

San Francisco residents seeking emotional support now have access to a free…

Transgender surgeries funded by San Francisco called successful

San Francisco's foray into paying for sexual reassignment surgery for the poor…

SF Public Health patients' data compromised after computer theft

Nearly 6 0,000 San Francisco Department of Public Health patients had their…

San Francisco sees third flu-related death of season

San Francisco health officials today announced The City's third flu-related death of…

Flu claims second life in San Francisco this season

A second influenza-related death of a nonelderly adult this season in San…

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunchMayor Ed Lee

Balanced budget set to strengthen city's future

Today I am signing The City's balanced budget for fiscal years 2013-14…

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunchMayor Ed Lee

Lee delays social service cuts in budget amid rising revenue

Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday that his two-year budget will not include…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoA street musician plays his drums on Powel Street

City might hit mute on street acts

The sound of music coming from street performers in and around Union…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoA street musician plays his drums on Powel Street
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SF cafe worker diagnosed with typhoid fever; patrons may have been exposed to disease

A restaurant worker at the Nordstrom’s Café at Stonestown Galleria Mall in…

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S.F. Examiner File PhotoA potential concessionaire wants to offer upgraded food facilities and guided mural tours at Coit Tower.

Coit Tower rehab plan delayed by food fight

A restaurateur’s plan to upgrade the visitor experience at Coit Tower has…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoA potential concessionaire wants to offer upgraded food facilities and guided mural tours at Coit Tower.
Courtesy PhotoA collaboration between Yelp and San Francisco officials could draw attention to restaurant cleanliness.

San Francisco teams with Yelp to offer restaurant health scores with user reviews

Customers browsing Yelp for San Francisco restaurants will have new information available…

Courtesy PhotoA collaboration between Yelp and San Francisco officials could draw attention to restaurant cleanliness.

STD spike in San Francisco may reflect testing hike

Reports of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in San Francisco,…

Officials suspect outbreak of novovirus in Marin County

A preschool and two senior residential care centers in Marin County are…

If tracked, medical marijuana growers in SF fear feds, thugs could obtain addresses

San Francisco officials want to keep a record of all suppliers of…