Our dedicated staff works to prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards, prevent injuries, promote and encourage healthy behaviors, respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery, and assure the quality and accessibility of health services throughout the County.
To achieve this goal, we place a high value on strong working alliances with local community groups representing the diverse populations who live in all areas of our large County.
We encourage you to explore our website and take advantage of the information it contains. We welcome your ideas on how we can improve services and provide you with useful health information.
The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program will be celebrating National Breastfeeding Month throughout the month of August. Several breastfeeding promotional activities will be taking place in the community such as milk bank drives and acknowledgment of breastfeeding mothers throughout the county. View the news release.
The Community Health Center Governing Board Meeting will be held at the Hesperia Health Center, Conference Room located on 16453 Bear Valley Rd., Hesperia on July 23, 2019 from 9 – 11 a.m. View the agenda.
Temperatures of 98 to 103 degrees are expected throughout the county today and tomorrow, prompting County of San Bernardino Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare to issue a heat advisory. View the news release.
San Bernardino County continues to experience an increase in the number of reported hepatitis A cases. Between Jan. 1 and July 1, 2019 15 hepatitis A cases have been identified among county residents. During the same time period in 2018, two hepatitis A cases were reported. View the news release.
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed a positive case of measles. This single case occurred in an eight-month-old unvaccinated child who recently traveled internationally. View the news release.