Consumers Warned about Certain Cactus Imported from Mexico due to Health Risk. View the news release.
CDPH Warns Consumers not to Eat I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter Products due to Possible E. coli Contamination View the news release.
The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) is recruiting for a Public Service Employee (PSE) in the Mosquito and Vector Control Program who will be responsible for conducting vector-borne disease surveillance and maintenance activities, assisting in abatement of nuisance conditions and public education. View the PSE for Mosquito and Vector Control Program.
Public Service Employee Position Now Open: PSE for Community Environmental Health
An elderly western San Bernardino County male resident with serious health problems who tested positive for
West Nile virus (WNV) has become the county’s first WNV-associated death of 2017. View the News Release.
A dead crow collected in the city of Yucaipa has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first dead bird that has tested positive for West Nile Virus in 2017 in the Yucaipa area. When a dead bird tests positive for West Nile Virus it means people are at a higher risk of being infected with the disease if bitten by a mosquito. View the News Release.
Public Service Employee Position Now Open: PSE for Land Use Protection Program
Public Service Employee Positions Now Open: PSE for Community Environmental Health
Public Service Employee Positions Now Open: PSE for Mosquito and Vector Control Program
Press Release: No cases of Zika, Public Health continues to monitor situation. Press Release in Spanish: No hay casos de Zika, continuamos vigilando la situación
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The Division of Environmental Health Services’ (DEHS) Mosquito and Vector Control Program (MVCP) confirmed that two adult western black-legged ticks collected on January 29, 2015, tested positive for a bacteria that may cause Lyme disease in humans. MVCP routinely checks for the presence of this bacteria in local ticks within the County. The ticks were collected about 4 miles north of Yucaipa along Highway 38 on a hiking trail. This marks the first finding of the bacteria during a tick survey in San Bernardino County since 1991. The MVCP will continue to survey this and other areas to assess Lyme disease risk to San Bernardino County residents and visitors. View the News Release.