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 07/24/14   County of San Bernardino Health Officer Issues Heat Advisory to Residents
With temperatures rising above 100°F the County Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued a heat advisory for the County of San Bernardino residents. High temperature forecasted for the inland and desert regions are expected to continue into early next week. Residents are urged to take precautions that will prevent heat-related illness.
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 07/16/14   State Water Board Approves Emergency Regulation to Ensure Agencies and State Residents Increase Water Conservation
In response to the ongoing severe drought, the State Water Resources Control Board approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings or face possible fines of up to $500 a day.
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 07/15/14   Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Needles, & Kits Due to Microbial Contamination
White & Blue Lion, Inc. in the City of Industry, CA is recalling all lots of tattoo inks, tattoo needles, and tattoo kits due to pathogenic bacterial contamination. Use of these products may cause bacterial infection and can lead to sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection.
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Information about Sepsis (CDC)

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