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. 

Glenn County to Close Additional Business Sectors

California Department of Public Health has issued additional closures for Glenn County and other counties with high rates of COVID-19.  The following sectors must close or modify services to outdoor operations due to increased transmission of the COVID-19 in our community. The closures or modifications are effective at 12:01 a.m. July 14, 2020, and are in effect until further notice. 

PLEASE READ - PUBLIC NOTICE

Image of public notice issued by Ag Commissioner regarding closure of office lobby

Please see attached message from the Glenn County Department of Agriculture on the changes being implemented in order to aid in reducing the chance of spreading the COVID-19 virus. As always, we are committed to being of service to you and we thank you for your patience during this challenging time.

Press Release: Community Flu Vaccine Clinics 2020

COMMUNITY FLU VACCINE CLINICS

Glenn County, CA- Glenn County Public Health in collaboration with LabCorp Employer Services (LES) will be offering two FREE Community flu vaccine clinics for those 18 years and older. The clinics are walk-in, no appointment necessary. COVID-19 precautions will be in place including the required use of face coverings. Annual vaccination for the flu is the best method to prevent or lessen the effects from the flu.

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.