Public Health

2019 Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

Glenn County Public Health will be hosting three community flu vaccine clinics and two senior flu clinics. These clinics will provide FREE influenza vaccine to all persons 6 months of age and older. 

Community Flu Vaccine Clinics will be held:

Wednesday, September 25th, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM at:

Orland Memorial Hall- 320 3rd Street, Orland, CA 95963

Air Pollution Advisory for September 6-9, 2019

The Glenn County Air Pollution Control District and the Glenn County Public Health Department are issuing this Air Pollution Advisory to notify the public of potential poor air quality conditions in Glenn County due to smoke from multiple fires in surrounding counties. Regional air quality is forecast to potentially reach unhealthy levels.  Smoke impacts are expected to vary during the course of the next several days depending on wind direction and the intensity of the fire activity.

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. 

Mental Health Community forum coming in December

COMMUNITY FORUM:
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

DECEMBER 19TH, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

SUCCESS ONE CONFERENCE CENTER
131 E. WALKER ST. ORLAND, CA

A discussion to gather community voice on mental health in our community. Come learn about suicide prevention, access to local mental health services, specific language to use, and much more.

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.