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.
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Due to an increase in pediatric hospitalizations and daily emergency room visits for respiratory infections, the County Health Officer strongly encourages San Bernardino County residents to follow preventive measures. View the health advisory here.
Licensing dogs is now easier, modernized and more valuable for residents as San Bernardino County Animal Care launches its partnership with DocuPet, a world-leading pet profiling, lost pet, and licensing platform. View the news release.
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health commemorates Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 23 – 29, with a week-long information campaign about childhood lead poisoning issues. Our campaign message this year is, “Protect your family from lead in drinking water, especially during lead service line replacement.” The week-long campaign will educate families and community members about ways to prevent lead poisoning and the importance of testing children for lead.
San Bernardino County’s Public Health Officer has issued a health advisory to bring attention to the dangers of fentanyl due to a marked increase of overdose deaths in the county. View the news release.