Updates on COVID-19 (including visitor restrictions and mask requirements), monkeypox and flu. See Communicable Disease Updates

Your browser is out-of-date!

Internet Explorer 11 has been retired by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. To get the best experience on this website, we recommend using a modern browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Edge.

×

Ramona Student Death: How Do These Tragedies Happen?

Heartcondition-600×375

The unexpected death of a Ramona teen brought up questions as to how common these types of tragedies are. Scripps Clinic heart specialist Dr. John Rogers spoke to local media about the importance of cardiac screenings for adolescents and how these type of recommended screenings are available free to San Diego families through the Scripps-sponsored EP Save A Life Foundation (epsavealife.org).


Watch the Channel 8 TV interview with Dr. John Rogers at: How do these types of tragedies happen?


The UT article "School Suspends Over-The-Line in P.E. After Teen’s Death" is not available at this time.

Media Contact

Lisa Ohmstede
858-678-6153