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The Zika Virus, learn what it is, how its spread, what the symptoms are and what you can do to protect yourself and family members.

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The Stronger Hearts™ Helpline is a free, bilingual (Spanish) heart failure support service in San Bernardino County that is available to people with heart failure and their families / caregivers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click here or dial 2-1-1 for more information.

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"Did You Know?" is a weekly feature from the CDC Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS) to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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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.


County urges meningococcal vaccine during ongoing outbreak
The County’s Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare is urging people to get the meningococcal vaccine who are at higher risk of contracting the disease. Those in high risk include men who have sex with men, gay, bisexual men, as well as HIV-infected persons.
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Health Officer issues smoke advisory from Blue Cut Fire
San Bernardino County Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare advises county residents with sensitive health conditions who live near areas affected by the Blue Cut Fire to stay alert to changing smoke levels and be prepared to act accordingly.
8/23/16 San Bernardino County Community Health Center Governing Board Meeting
Hesperia Health Center, Conference Room 16453 Bear Valley Road, Hesperia, CA. 92345
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Positive indicators for West Nile Virus reported in Colton and Upland
The Division of Environmental Health Service’s Mosquito and Vector Control Program (MVCP) has reported multiple positive indicators for West Nile Virus (WNV) in San Bernardino County. MVCP has sentinel chicken flocks placed in various locations throughout San Bernardino County to detect WNV. If any sentinel chickens test positive for WNV, it means that the mosquito population in these areas are infected, increasing the possible risk of the public being infected. Chickens are not harmed by the virus.
Positive indicators for Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus found in Needles
The Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus (SLEV) has been detected in a flock of chickens in Needles-- the first positive indicator for the virus in San Bernardino County since 1997.

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