CDPH Confirms First Two Human West Nile Virus Deaths of 2018 The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today two confirmed deaths in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The deceased persons were residents of Glenn county and Yuba county.
Preventing diseases that can spread in our communities is the foundation of public health. This week, Glenn County Health & Human Services Agency is joining with the California Department of Public Health in recognizing March 3-9 as “Preteen Vaccine Week,” focusing on protecting kids 11 and 12 against dangerous vaccine-preventable diseases.
Parents Urged to Protect Preteens with Three Recommended Vaccines
Glenn County, CA. – To help protect adolescents against dangerous diseases, the Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Public Health is joining with the California Department of Public Health in recognizing February 11th – 17th as Preteen Vaccine Week.
GLENN COUNTY, Calif. – Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Department is investigating one confirmed case of measles in an adult. This case is linked to the measles outbreak in Butte County. The Health Department disease investigators have notified close contacts and are working with Butte and Mendocino Public Health departments as the public exposure locations identified are in those two counties.
Orland, CA – Glenn County Sheriff’s Office now has a safe medication disposal site available in Orland. The receptacle is located in front the Courthouse at 821 East South Street, Orland. This will provide a safe and secure way for our north county residents to dispose of unused and unwanted medications, including controlled substances, at any time.