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The Department of Public Health is proud to present its Strategic Plan for 2015-2020. This plan lays out our goals and objectives and provides a roadmap for our future.

Zika Virus Information

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.

Did You Know?
"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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Please visit www.healthysan, a one-stop source of community health data. Compare the County of San Bernardino's health to other communities, learn promising health practices, identify local health resources and much more!

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San Bernardino, CA 92415-0010
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Welcome to the San Bernardino County
Department of Public Health website

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.


Free Rapid HIV Testing
In observance of National HIV Testing Day, Public Health will be providing free rapid HIV testing with resources, educational information, and incentive items at two mobile locations on Monday, June 27. The mobile testing unit (MTU) will be at the corner of Rialto Avenue and E Street in San Bernardino from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The MTU will also be at Hamburger Mary’s Restaurant at 3550 E. Porsche Way, in Ontario from 8 to 11p.m. The rapid test involves a simple oral swab which produces results within 20 to 40 minutes. In addition, Public Health Clinics offer confidential standard HIV testing.
Invasive Mosquito Found in San Bernardino County
On June 16, 2016, the Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS), Mosquito and Vector Control Program (MVCP) discovered an Aedes aegypti (the yellow fever mosquito) in the city of Colton. This specimen was confirmed by the state Department of Public Health. In October 2015, an Aedes aegypti was found in the city of Colton. To date these are the only two Aedes aegypti found in the MVCP area
County issues an Excessive Heat Warning
County of San Bernardino Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued an excessive heat warning for extreme high temperatures expected for the inland and desert regions this coming weekend and into the following week. Temperatures above 105°F will be seen from Sunday to Tuesday, and into Wednesday for the desert regions. Monday is expected to be the hottest day, reaching up to 111°F in the desert and some inland areas.
County issues Heat Advisory, high heat temperatures expected this weekend
With above average temperatures expected this weekend, County of San Bernardino Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued a heat advisory. Temperatures will peak 15 to 20 degrees above average for the deserts and Inland Empire with Friday and Saturday expected to be the hottest days.
Animal Care and Control announces new fee schedule
A new dog licensing fee schedule for all unincorporated county areas and the cities of Big Bear Lake, Highland and Yucaipa will go into effect on July 1.

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