The Public Health Department provides services that support the health and safety of Mono County residents including immunizations, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases programs, communicable disease prevention and surveillance, tuberculosis program, health promotion, emergency preparedness, California Children's Services (CCS), Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP), Women Infant and Children (WIC), services for women and children, safety programs and much more. Please click on Programs and Services or Health Collaboratives for more information.
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. Call the Health Department to schedule and appointment for your flu shot today!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.