Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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County environmental  health officials offer reminder after two rodents test positive for hantavirus

County environmental health officials offer reminder after two rodents test positive for hantavirus

Two out of 11 rodents collected in late December from the San Timoteo Canyon at the Norton Younglove Preserve near the city of Beaumont have tested positive for hantavirus.  The California Department of Public Health confirmed the mice that Riverside County Environmental Health officials submitted have tested positive for the virus. Over the past decade, approximately 10 percent of the rodents collected in Riverside County have tested positive for hantavirus.  This is fairly consistent with the average for California. 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1864)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County health official offers tips on talking to children about Ebola

Riverside County health official offers tips on talking to children about Ebola

The graphic images and scary rhetoric in the media about Ebola can be stressful enough for adults, but imagine what it is like for youngsters, especially those who cannot understand much of what is being said about the illness. 
Friday, October 31, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3362)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County health officials establish Ebola website

Riverside County health officials establish Ebola website

Hoping to ease anxiety and provide a reliable source for information about Ebola, Riverside County health officials have created a website that focuses on the potentially fatal virus.

Monday, October 20, 2014/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2667)/Comments (0)/

Ebola News

Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.