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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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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerts consumers and retailers of the potential for serious injury from eating, drinking, or handling food products prepared by adding liquid nitrogen at the point of sale, immediately before consumption. View the advisory from the FDA.
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 August 28, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. View the agenda.
San Bernardino County Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare advises county residents with sensitive health conditions who live near areas affected by the Holy Fire to stay alert to changing smoke levels and be prepared to act accordingly. View the news release.
A grant of $15,000 from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and a matching donation from the Animals aRe First Fund (ARFF), will provide 600 additional $50 vouchers for the spaying or neutering of Chihuahuas, shepherd mixes, and pit bull-type breeds in the unincorporated communities of San Bernardino County. View the news release.