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 County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health announced plans today to commemorate Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week from Oct. 25 to 31. This year’s campaign message emphasizes, “even small amounts of lead can harm a child’s health. Ask your child’s doctor about a blood lead test.” The week-long campaign will educate families and community members about ways to prevent lead poisoning and the importance of testing children for lead. 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 October 27, 2020 from 9 – 11 a.m. View the agenda.
San Bernardino County residents are urged to prepare for the upcoming influenza (flu) season by getting a flu vaccine, especially in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Getting a flu vaccine will not only reduce risk of illness, hospitalization, and even death, but will also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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 September 22, 2020 from 9 – 11 a.m. View the agenda.
San Bernardino County Interim Health Officer Dr. Gustafson advises county residents who live near areas affected by the El Dorado Fire to stay alert to changing smoke levels and be prepared to act accordingly. View the health advisory.