NOW HIRING! Public Service Employee (PSE) – Mosquito and Vector Control Program (MVCP)
The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health Environmental Health Services (EHS) is recruiting for a PSE who will be responsible for conducting vector-borne disease surveillance and maintenance activities, assisting in abatement of nuisance conditions and public education. This position works under direct supervision and in conjunction with Registered Environmental Health Specialists and Certified Vector Control Technicians. People interested in a career in environmental health and vector control are encouraged to apply. To view the job announcement click here.
CEHA Citrus Chapter will be offering their annual scholarship to high school students; junior and seniors in San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside county. This scholarship will be geared towards future leaders in Environmental Health, where they will be able to give insight into an issue in which they are most interested in. For more information on the eligibility requirements, click on the CEHA Scholarship flyer below.
DEADLINE: February 2, 2020 by 11:59 pm
Potential Power Outage Alert!
A high wind watch is in effect for many areas of San Bernardino County. Due to projected extreme fire conditions, Southern California Edison (SCE) is considering a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS), which may affect your facility. Environmental Health Services (EHS) is providing the link “No Power? Now What?” in case your facility is affected by a power outage. It will be important to maintain food at a safe temperature during the entirety of the event. Please notify EHS if you have any questions at 800-442-2283. San Bernardino County has no control over PSPS. PSPS is a program of SCE and other electricity providers. The SCE public information line is 800-611-1911.
For an updated list of cities that have been affected please click on the link below.
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.