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2017 Flu Clinic Schedule

Friday, September 22, 2017

2017 FLU CLINICS ARE HERE!

An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick with seasonal flu and spreading it to family, friends, and co-workers. When more people get vaccinated against the flu, less flu can spread through that community.  Beginning on October 2, 2017, we will be in a town near you! 

Mono-Gram - Hantavirus CDPH

News Release CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 

CDPH Urges Caution on How to Avoid Hantavirus following  Diagnosis in Northern California Man
 
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds individuals to take precautions when entering cabins, trailers and other buildings that may be infested with rodents after the recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in a Northern California man.
 

Mono-Gram - A Reason to Have a Plan – Potential for Flooding 1/06/2017

 

A Reason to Have a Plan – Potential for Flooding

 

By now, you have probably seen all the warnings about an “atmospheric river” heading our way. Sorry if this is a duplication, but better several notifications rather than none!

First, here is the link to the alert from the Town of Mammoth Lakes:

http://www.townofmammothlakes.ca.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=421

Attached is the alert from Mono County.

Mono-Gram - The Cost of Not Vaccinating 10/31/2016

The Cost of Not Vaccinating – What Would Happen if We Stopped?

The Cost – in dollars

 

Many Americans don’t get their vaccines as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Whatever their reasons, when they actually get sick, it’s a significant burden to the U.S. economy.

Mono-Gram - Advice for people living in or traveling to South Florida

Advice for people living in or traveling to South Florida

 

The Florida Department of Health has identified two areas of Miami-Dade County where Zika is being spread by mosquitoes. In addition to the previously identified area in the Wynwood neighborhood, there is now mosquito-borne spread of Zika virus in a section of Miami Beach.

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Mono-Gram - Hantavirus 4/27/2016

Wednesday April 27, 2016

               

‘Tis The Season for Hantavirus

 

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Mono-Gram - Zika Update 3/30/2016

CDC Issues Updated Zika Recommendations for the Public:

Timing of Pregnancy after Zika Exposure and Prevention of Sexual Transmission

 

CDC has issued new guidance and information to prevent Zika virus transmission and health effects:

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Mono County Access & Functional Needs (AFN) Registry

This registry website allows residents with access and functional needs an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies so those agencies can better serve them in a disaster or other emergencies.

The information collected here will not be available to the public.  It will only be shared with emergency response agencies to improve their ability to serve.

Mono-Gram - Raw Milk 3/4/2016

March 3, 2016

Serious Bacterial Infections Lead to Recall of Raw Milk

 

Executive Summary: We believe it has been clearly demonstrated that the consumption of raw milk poses a realistic and unnecessary health threat because of possible contamination with pathogenic bacteria. It is therefore recommended that raw milk not be consumed, especially by young children, pregnant women, or any person suffering from a chronic disease or a suppressed immune system.

Emergency Preparedness Tip-of-the-Month - February 2016

Disasters can change everything!  When an emergency happens you may have to decide what to do very quickly, while you are worrying about what might happen next.  By planning ahead, it is easier to make the right decisions when the worst happens.

You need to understand what puts you at risk from disasters and take steps to lower your risk.  Our plan is to share small steps each month in 2016 to help you become better prepared.

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