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Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

Supervisor John J. Benoit to reduce workload due to illness

This morning, Supervisor John J. Benoit notified colleagues and friends of the following information:
Friday, November 18, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1164)/Comments (0)/
UPDATE: Tuberculosis test results fall within expected levels at Indio High School

UPDATE: Tuberculosis test results fall within expected levels at Indio High School

Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser has determined that tuberculosis test results at Indio High School from about 100 students were within the normal levels health that officials expect to find in the general public. At this time, testing will not be expanded to other students or staff.

Thursday, November 17, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1037)/Comments (0)/
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Riverside County reaches milestone in housing homeless veterans

Riverside County reaches milestone in housing homeless veterans

Riverside County has become the nation’s first large county to meet “functional zero,” a federal benchmark for making permanent housing available for all homeless veterans who seek assistance from the county.

Monday, November 14, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2474)/Comments (0)/
Student at Indio High School  tests positive for active tuberculosis

Student at Indio High School tests positive for active tuberculosis

Health officials reach out to those who may have been exposed

A student at Indio High School has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis and Riverside County health officials are working with school representatives to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness.

Thursday, November 03, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2463)/Comments (0)/
County waste department to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Riverside

County waste department to provide free composting workshop Saturday in Riverside

The Riverside County Department of Waste Resources will host a free backyard composting workshop in Riverside on Saturday (Sept. 24).
Wednesday, September 21, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3547)/Comments (0)/
Thermal: Public health officials confirm TB diagnosis

Thermal: Public health officials confirm TB diagnosis

A patient seen at Borrego Health Centro Medico Coachella clinic in Thermal has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB), and Riverside County public health officials are reaching out to patients and staff who may have been exposed to the illness to recommend they be tested.
Thursday, September 15, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1303)/Comments (0)/
Mosquito-control application scheduled Tuesday in Beaumont

Mosquito-control application scheduled Tuesday in Beaumont

Due to recent public complaints about mosquito bites and an increase in the number of mosquitos trapped in the Beaumont area during routine surveillance, Riverside County will apply an ultra-low volume of a material designed to reduce adult mosquito populations in two separate areas of the city.

Friday, August 26, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1642)/Comments (0)/
Idyllwild grinding  facility open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays effective Sept. 2

Idyllwild grinding facility open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays effective Sept. 2

The Idyllwild grinding facility will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays effective Sept. 2.  Greenwaste will be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. but the facility is closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.  The facility will be closed the remainder of the week, including Saturdays.

Friday, August 26, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1394)/Comments (0)/
Health officials confirm first 2016 West Nile case in Riverside County

Health officials confirm first 2016 West Nile case in Riverside County

A 73-year-old woman who lives in western Riverside County is the first confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the county this year, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, the county’s public health officer.

Friday, August 19, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3887)/Comments (0)/
Zika Updates from RUHS-Public Health

Zika Updates from RUHS-Public Health

Starting Friday (Aug. 12), Riverside County health officials will be updating the number of confirmed Zika cases through its “Disease Watch” section on the Public Health website.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1125)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola News

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