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.
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.
The Fourth of July holiday is nearly here, but the fireworks have already begun in neighborhoods throughout San Bernardino County. Animal Care and Control (ACC) advises pet owners to begin preparing now to help keep their pets safer. Fireworks can frighten pets, causing them to flee from their homes, but there are some basic steps that pet owners can take to help avoid it. 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 June 25, 2019 from 9 – 11 a.m. View the agenda.