Welcome to the San Bernardino County
Department of Public Health website
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.
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.
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
The Division of Environmental Health Services’ (DEHS) Mosquito and Vector Control Program (MVCP) confirmed that two adult western black-legged ticks collected on January 29, 2015, tested positive for a bacteria that may cause Lyme disease in humans. MVCP routinely checks for the presence of this bacteria in local ticks within the County. The ticks were collected about 4 miles north of Yucaipa along Highway 38 on a hiking trail. This marks the first finding of the bacteria during a tick survey in San Bernardino County since 1991. The MVCP will continue to survey this and other areas to assess Lyme disease risk to San Bernardino County residents and visitors.
The San Bernardino County Community Health Center Governing Board Meeting will be held at the Victorville Transitional Assistance Department(TAD) Office in the Mojave Conference Room at 15010 Palmdale Road, Victorville, CA 92392
April 28, 2015 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
The Department of Public Health in collaboration with San Bernardino County 211 is pleased to announce the launch of the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Stronger Hearts™ Helpline. The Stronger Hearts Helpline is part of San Bernardino County’s existing 2-1-1 information and referral hotline. Heart failure patients and their loved ones can call the helpline to receive information on free, easy-to-use resources to help them understand and manage this complex disease.
The San Bernardino County Community Health Center Governing Board Meeting will be held at the Victorville Transitional Assistance Department (TAD) Office. In the Mojave Conference Room located at 15010 Palmdale Road, Victorville, CA 92392 on February 24, 2015 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed nine cases of measles within the County as of February 18, 2015. These cases are either initial exposures or linked as secondary cases in conjunction with the recent outbreak associated with California Disneyland theme parks. It is possible that San Bernardino County residents may have been exposed to measles since one of the confirmed cases visited public places while infectious.