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.
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The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health Preparedness and Response Program will be testing emergency response plans at local Point of Dispensing (POD) sites during the influenza (flu) vaccination season. A POD site is a location where the community would go to receive lifesaving medication and/or vaccinations during a public health emergency. Public Health will be providing FREE flu vaccinations to the community at select POD sites. View the news release.
Two mosquitoes collected in the City of San Bernardino tested positive for West Nile Virus. These are the first mosquitoes that tested positive in 2018 within the area served by the Division of Environmental Health Services Mosquito and Vector Control Program (MVCP). MVCP is taking steps to eliminate mosquito breeding hazards. View the news release.
The Community Health Center Governing Board Meeting will be held in the Hesperia Health Center, Conference Room located on 16453 Bear Valley Road, Hesperia on September 25, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. View the agenda.
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health has confirmed its first locally-acquired human case of West Nile virus (WNV) illness in the High Desert. This is the first case in the High Desert since 2013. In previous cases, it was suspected the infection was acquired outside of the region. View the news release.