In 2016 San Bernardino County reported over 15,000 cases of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) with large increases in gonorrhea and syphilis. STDs have shown a steady increase, with San Bernardino […]
Trainings & Events
Immunization Skills Institute (ISI) Training
Now more than ever, patients and parents expect the person on the other end of the needle to be competent and caring. This FREE innovative course will train medical assistants on current, effective and caring immunization techniques. For more information contact a Health Education Specialist at 1-800-722-4794.
View the ISI Training Informational Flyer.
Immunization/TB/STD/Epi Update Seminar
The Communicable Disease Section Annual Update is designed to offer providers, medical staff and school nurses updated information on disease trends and changes on the following topics: immunization, TB, STDs and school law. The update is free of cost and offers four (4) continuing education units. Updates are held yearly.
STD Task Force
In an effort to reduce County STD rates, the Public Health Department has partnered with healthcare agencies and providers, schools and universities, and other community organizations in a countywide Community STD Task Force. The primary goals of the task force are to:
- Reduce STD rates in the County of San Bernardino
- Increase awareness of the impact of STDs through patient/youth education and community/stakeholder participation
- Increase prevention efforts, screening, and treatment
View the April 2019 meeting presentations.
Inland Empire Infectious Disease Conference for Prenatal and Perinatal Providers
The IE IDC was geared towards providers, nurses and other medical staff and agencies who work with pregnant women and children. The conference touched upon current diseases affecting pregnant women and children such as Zika, Syphilis & Congenital Syphilis, and Pertussis.
View the meeting presentations.