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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.

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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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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.


Mega pet adoption event Sept. 17 and 18
Hundreds of pets in need of loving homes will be available for adoption during the 5th Annual Homeward Bound Mega Pet Adoption Event on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Yucaipa Community Park. Animal rescue groups from throughout the county will have dogs and cats of all ages, sizes and breeds available for adoption at the two day event.
San Bernardino County Community Health Center Governing Board Meeting
The San Bernardino County Community Health Center Governing Board Meeting will be held in the Hesperia Health Center Conference Room, located on 16453 Bear Valley Road, Hesperia, CA 92345. The meeting will be held on September 14, 2016 starting at 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Reminder of Healthcare Worker Influenza Vaccination Order
On September 18, 2014, Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare, M.D., San Bernardino County Health Officer, issued an influenza vaccination order to all County healthcare workers. This order still remains in effect, is ongoing and applies to each influenza season unless rescinded.
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.

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