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Public Health official  confirms first influenza-related death in Riverside County for current flu season

Public Health official confirms first influenza-related death in Riverside County for current flu season

Health officials say a 12–year-old child who died after being hospitalized is Riverside County’s first flu-related death for the current influenza season.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1854)/Comments (0)/
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 (1865)/Comments (0)/
Satellite Location, Parking Information for Benoit Memorial Service

Satellite Location, Parking Information for Benoit Memorial Service

LA QUINTA – Due to limited parking and seating capacity at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, public parking and a satellite location to view Tuesday’s funeral service for Supervisor John J. Benoit will be set up at Southwest Church in Indian Wells.

Friday, January 6, 2017/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6223)/Comments (0)/
Supervisor Benoit Dies Following Pancreatic Cancer Battle

Supervisor Benoit Dies Following Pancreatic Cancer Battle

John J. Benoit, Riverside County Fourth District supervisor, passed away peacefully this evening at his home in Bermuda Dunes. He was 64.

Monday, December 26, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4111)/Comments (0)/
Road safety projects win  $9 million in transportation grants

Road safety projects win $9 million in transportation grants

More than $9 million in transportation grant funds have been designated for improvements that will help make Gilman Springs Road, Reche Canyon Road, Reche Vista Drive and La Sierra Ave. safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.

Thursday, December 8, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4368)/Comments (0)/
Registrar’s office certifies results of Nov. 8 election

Registrar’s office certifies results of Nov. 8 election

The Riverside County Registrar of Voters office certified the results of the Nov. 8 consolidated general election on Tuesday (12/6) and forwarded the certified results to the Board of Supervisors.

Thursday, December 8, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3172)/Comments (0)/
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 (2133)/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 (1832)/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 (5094)/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 3, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4821)/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.