Public Health

Glenn County Public Health Preteen Vaccine Week 2019

Pretten Vaccine Week 2019 banner: picture of children with caption: "Protect their Health for the Years Ahead, Preteen Vaccine Week March 3-9, 2019."

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. 

Press Release: Health Department Investigates Confirmed Measles Case in Glenn County

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.

 

Safe Medication Disposal Now Available in Orland

Press Release

Date: September 5, 2018

 

Safe Medication Disposal Now Available in Orland

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.