Mono County
Subscribe to RSS - Public Health

Public Health

Synonym: 
public-health

Mono-Gram - E-Cigarettes: An E-Normous Problem 1/29/2015

For over 20 years, the State of California has led the nation in anti-tobacco efforts, but the emergence of electronic cigarettes (e-Cigarette) may undo decades of public health efforts to reduce tobacco use in California. Thankfully, many Mono County stores have resisted the urge to contribute to this e-cigarette phenomena.

SIDS Program

NEW SAFE SLEEP MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Mono-Gram - Measles update 1/13/2015

Measles - In Times Like These

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…… – except at Disneyland!

Current Situation

Who woulda thunk it! During one of the busiest weeks of the year at Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks - kids were exposed to and came down with MEASLES!

Click any thumbnail image to view a slideshow

Mono-Gram - Influenza update 1/5/2015

Got Flu? It’s Here!

Over the last month, seasonal influenza has spread rapidly across the United States in epidemic proportions. Evidence also points to a dramatic rise in cases seen last week at Sierra Park Clinics and Mammoth Hospital’s Emergency Department in Mammoth Lakes.

Mono County Health Department Closed for the Holidays

Date/Time:

Mono County Health Department Closed for the Holidays

Mono County Health Department

For all emergencies call 911

The Mono County Health Department will be closed December 22 through January 2, 2015, for mandatory county furlough.  We will reopen on Monday, January 5, 2015 at 8 am 

Mono-Gram - La Temporada de Gripe puede ser Severa 12/08/2014

Lunes, 8 de Diciembre, 2014

La Temporada de Gripe puede ser Severa

 

Es hora de olvidarse de Ebola por un momento, y enfocar nuestra atención en la gripe. Dos personas han muerto por Ébola hasta ahora en los Estados Unidos, pero se espera que miles de personas más mueran de infecciones de gripe y complicaciones en este invierno.

Situación actual

Click any thumbnail image to view a slideshow

Mono-Gram - Influenza update 12/08/2014

Flu Season May Be Severe

It’s time to turn our attention away from Ebola for a moment, and focus on influenza. Two people have died from Ebola so far in the United States, but many thousands are expected to die from influenza infections and complications this winter.

Current Situation

Click any thumbnail image to view a slideshow

Youth Advisory Committee

The Mono County Health Department and the Town of Mammoth Lakes Recreation Department are seeking applications from high school youth in Mammoth Lakes/Mono County to serve on the newly-established Youth Advisory Committee (YAC).

Mono-Gram - Ebola: Update on Local Planning 11/07/2014

Ebola: Update on Local Planning

Much has happened in the last few weeks, so I thought I would update you on the status of our local planning efforts to respond to any person at risk for Ebola infection in our community.

There is always the danger of reassurance leading to complacency, but let’s be realistic about 3 risks:

Pages