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Evacuation zones in Glenn County | Mental health plan for kids | School COVID-19 testing bill

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Friday, Aug. 19. One hundred sixty-five predesignated evacuation zones have been created in Glenn County to identify areas under threat in an emergency. Each zone has a three-letter prefix, followed by a number that represents a specific area in the county. Glenn County residents are being asked to look up and memorize their zone.
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Newsom funnels nearly $5 billion into mental health resources

With their worlds shut down at the onset of the pandemic, Sonja Morse was forced to watch her children cope with anxiety and depression as they struggled with the new normal. "She wasn't going outside," Morse said about her 6th-grade daughter. "We were just in the house. I'm an adult, I can deal with it. Kids are totally different. And you don't know what they're going through because sometimes she wouldn't even tell me."However, it didn't just affect her daughter but her two boys too. "I have two boys who were in sports," she said. "They couldn't do football or basketball."Morse's kids...
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Supporting Mental Health of California Kids

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced new efforts to address California kids' mental health including plans to add 40,000 new mental health professionals and 10,000 new school counselors. KTVU's Alex Savidge speaks with Saun-Toy Trotter, program manager at the UCSF Children's Hospital and Resource Center in Oakland about the measure.

Blue Diamond Growers recalls Almonds after testing finds Salmonella

Blue Diamond Growers of Sacramento, CA, is recalling nearly 350,000 pounds of almonds because of potential Salmonella contamination. The firm’s internal sampling identified a positive Salmonella result on the implicated lots of products. The recall was initiated on Aug. 5 and is ongoing. There is concern that some products...

Strawberry Hepatitis A outbreak over after 28 sickened

Yesterday the CDC announced that public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigated a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A linked to imported fresh organic strawberries. These potentially contaminated fresh organic strawberries were imported from Baja California, a state in northern Mexico, and...
NBC Los Angeles

California Invests in Kids' Mental Health With New $4.7B Plan

Back-to-school season is in full swing, and for many kids, the return to the classroom after two years of anything-but-normal learning brings a lot of anxiety. It's part of a wider national pattern of increased depression and anxiety in children, which California hopes to counter with a new $4.7 billion master plan to help improve mental health services for kids.
Lake County News

Gov. Newsom unveils new plan to transform children’s mental health

With children across California headed back to school, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday unveiled California’s Master Plan for Kids’ Mental Health to ensure all California kids, parents and communities have increased access to mental health and substance use services. Nationally, children are reporting symptoms of depression and anxiety...

California Healthline Daily Edition

Most women can already get free birth control. California lawmakers are debating whether to extend that perk to millions of men. (Rachel Bluth, 8/19 ) Newsom Unveils $4.7B Mental Health Plan For Young Californians: Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced a $4.7 billion investment in mental health and substance abuse support for Californians up to age 25. The plan includes training for 40,000 new mental health professionals as well as tuition assistance and loan forgiveness for behavioral health workers. Read more from The Sacramento Bee.