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
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health will be hosting its quarterly Health Emergency Local Planning Partners (HELPP) meeting in partnership with the Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA) on Thursday June 13, 2013.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state and local health departments, including the County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health and California Department of Public Health (CDPH), are investigating an outbreak of acute hepatitis A virus (HAV) infections that appears to be associated with the consumption of Townsend Farms brand Organic Antioxidant Blend sold by Costco stores and Organic Antioxidant Berry Blend sold by Harris Teeter.
Townsend Farms brand Organic Antioxidant Blend
Organic Antioxidant Berry Blend
For updated information please visit Communicable Disease Outbreaks
Two cases of hepatitis A have been confirmed in San Bernardino County linked with the consumption of the Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend of frozen berries sold through Costco.
May is recognized as National Water Safety Month and the week of May 20-26 is designated as Recreational Water Illness and Injury (RWII) Prevention Week.
Each May the Network for a Healthy California (Network), and its grocery store partners statewide, hold Fruit and Veggie Fest events to encourage shoppers to fill their carts with the best healthy foods for their families and to learn healthy habits like making half of every plate fruits and vegetables.