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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 (2070)/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 (3119)/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 (1155)/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 (1513)/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 (1290)/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 (3477)/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 (1036)/Comments (0)/
Tags: Zika
Candidate filing  deadline approaching for Nov. 8 general election

Candidate filing deadline approaching for Nov. 8 general election

Anyone interested in running for office in the Nov. 8 general election may file papers for candidacy until 5 p.m. Friday (Aug. 12). If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline is extended for that office, for non-incumbents only, to 5 p.m. Aug. 17.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1222)/Comments (0)/
Water safety fair set in Perris Aug. 10

Water safety fair set in Perris Aug. 10

The tragic stories are reported far too often: an infant wanders too close to a swimming pool and falls into the water, silently dropping to the bottom.  A tiny life is lost. A family endures an unspeakable tragedy.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3307)/Comments (0)/
Riverside County Vector Control Program will perform mosquito fogging in Nuevo on Monday

Riverside County Vector Control Program will perform mosquito fogging in Nuevo on Monday

Due to a sample of mosquitos testing positive for West Nile virus and increased mosquito numbers, Riverside County Environmental Health Vector Control Program will spray in Nuevo on  Monday, August 8, 2016.  The area is Hemet Model Masters Airfield and Mystic Field. 

Friday, August 05, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1416)/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.