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  • Flooding‚ÄčLegionellosis is a bacterial disease which may cause pneumonia. Read more....

  • Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. Zika virus is found in tropical areas worldwide, and since 2015 in South & Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean (including Puerto Rico, Haiti and DR), and in travelers returning to the U.S. If you travel, protect yourself by using insect repellent and wearing long-sleeve shirts and pants. If you get sick after your trip see your doctor and tell them where you traveled.

    For more information, visit: CDC - Zika Virus.

  • Meningococcal Disease is a severe bacterial infection. Anyone can get it, but infants, children, adolescents, and college students are at increased risk of disease if exposed. Symptoms include: high fever, headache, stiff neck, vomiting, and rash. It can be prevented by vaccination, but exposed persons should take preventive treatment immediately if prescribed by a doctor. To learn more click here

  • Residents should have an emergency supply kit, an emergency plan and be informed about the different emergencies that can happen in their area. Read more...

  • Environmental Health Services perform a variety of activities to manage, control and prevent environmental factors that may adversely affect the health of individuals. Read more...

  • All parents/ guardians/ 18 year old students that attend or have a child that attends school, preschool, or a childcare center and that choose to waive required immunizations now must go to their county health department for education to get a non-medical waiver (called a 'parental waiver' before).