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Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for February 2015

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center. Reservations are recommended, unless otherwise indicated. For more information or reservations, please call 714-229-2005. BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS Glenda Pap...
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Valley Christian High School soccer teams with National Foundation for Cancer Research’s Play4theCure

The Valley Christian High School Soccer team will Play4theCure during Feb. 6, 2015’s home game to help support the National Foundation for Cancer Research’s (NFCR) fundraising and awareness campaign, Play4theCure. Valle...
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Save the date: Lestonnac Free Clinic’s Casino Night fundraiser March 21, 2015

Lestonnac Free Clinic will be holding its 9th Annual Casino Night fundraising event March 21, 2015 from 5 to 10 p.m.! There will be black jack, roulette, poker, and craps, along with a delicious dinner, live music, a fabulous r...
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Ongoing measles transmission in Orange County

There are now twenty (20) confirmed measles cases in Orange County, signaling ongoing measles transmission in Orange County and at Disneyland Parks. Measles is in the community and additional cases are expected to be identified...
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Los Alamitos offers free blood pressure and weight screening

The Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services department will be hosting a free Blood Pressure and Weight Screening on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 10:00am until noon. The screenings will be provided by Memorial Care Medical Gr...
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Measles spread, not all related to Disneyland cluster

Orange County now has sixteen confirmed cases of measles. Ten of the reported measles cases in Orange County, along with others throughout California and in other states, are connected to visiting Disneyland or Disneyland Calif...
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Sally, Snoopy, and Lucy go pink to show support for the Knott's for the Cure fundraising effort on behalf of Susan G. Komen Orange County. Courtesy photo.

Knott’s goes pink to raise money for Susan G. Koman and breast cancer awareness

Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County are working together, for the second year, to raise money for breast cancer awareness, services and research by offering a special “Pink Ticket” and limited edition spec...
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La Palma Intercommunity Hospital converts to non-profit facility

Prime Healthcare Services today announced that it has donated La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, an award-winning 141-bed acute care hospital located in La Palma, California to the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-fo...
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Caldwell Dental in Cypress will again host free dental service event on Feb. 7

On Feb. 7, 2015, local residents will be lined up as early as midnight to wait outside a dental office in Cypress. Most people wouldn’t wait five minutes to see a dentist — what is causing such a crowd? The Fourth Annual De...
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Measles case in Long Beach connected to Disneyland cluster

The City Health Officer, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, announced today that there is one confirmed case of measles associated with a recent outbreak affecting multiple counties in California and Utah. The Long Beach resident spent time...
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Top Ten Stories for Jan. 4 through Jan. 10

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): APD arrests two suspects in shooting murder at Twila Reid Park Long Beach Police to keep a sharp eye on motorcyclists on...
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Preliminary tests show synthetic drug in Rosca de Reyes bread from Cholula Bakery

On Jan. 6, 2015 the Orange County Health Care Agency closed Cholula’s Bakery in Santa Ana and began a foodborne illness investigation after receiving several reports of illness related to eating Rosca de Reyes Bread distribut...
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Eight cases of measles confirmed in Orange County

Orange County has eight confirmed cases of measles, in conjunction with the outbreak recently reported affecting multiple counties in California and Utah. The Orange County Health Care Agency expects that the measles outbreak w...
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Orange County Health Care Agency issues bulletin for potential public exposure to measles

The Orange County Health Care Agency has confirmed three cases of measles in Orange County in the last week, in conjunction with the outbreak recently reported affecting multiple counties in California and Utah. These cases rai...
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