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Extension of Influenza Season in San Bernardino County

PRESS RELEASE HEALTH ADVISORY - Public Health Contact: Erin Gustafson, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Health Officer | (909) 387-6218 Due to elevated and widespread influenza activity within San Bernardino County and surrounding areas, Dr. Erin Gustafson, Acting Health Officer, has ordered an extension of the influenza season period to the newly defined date of April 30, 2020.  Influenza activity is widespread throughout California and statewide outpatient influenza-like illness (ILI) hospitalizations remain above the expected levels. Influenza A 2009 H1N1 Pandemic (H1N1 pdm09) viruses are predominating in California, but influenza B (Victoria) viruses are still circulating. Under ...

SBCDPH FREE Flu Shot Schedule

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health will be offering FREE flu vaccinations to the community at the locations, dates and time listed below during November and December 2015.  It's important to get your flu shot soon, as flu season can begin as early as October and last as late as May. The flu spreads in respiratory droplets caused by coughing and sneezing.  It usually spreads from person to person, though occasionally a person may become infected by touching something with the virus on it and then touching their ...