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Public Health Department (PHD) Monday, October 23, 2017
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    Multiple Confirmed Cases of Distemper

    Santa Barbara County Animal Services is asking the community to be on high alert after identifying multiple cases of distemper in wildlife, especially raccoons, throughout southern Santa Barbara County, including the City of Santa Barbara.  [ Press Release

    National Food Day Celebration

    The community is invited to National Food Day, a celebration of a healthier diet and a better food system, on October 24, 2017, 11 am - 1 pm. The event is located at the Back Door Deli, 315 Camino del Remedio, Santa Barbara. [ Press Release

    Free Flu Shots at Goleta Valley Community Center - Wednesday, November 1st, 3 – 7 pm!
    Free flu shots will be offered by the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Medical Reserve Corps for ages 3 and older. No appointment necessary. 500 vaccinations available. Everyone is welcome! [ Flyer- English/Español ]
    2017 Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Summit
    Join us to engage in the conversation at the 2017 Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Summit to hear from HEAL campaign leaders, policy specialists, and program managers about their collaborations for collective impact, as well as how each see their work as part of the larger HEAL movement! [ Flyer ]
    West Nile Virus Detected In Sentinel Chickens Near Solvang

    Four chickens have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) near the city of Solvang. These chickens are part of a "sentinel" chicken flock monitored by the Mosquito and Vector Management District (MVMD) and are located at the Wastewater Treatment Plant near Solvang. Detection in chickens means there is a risk of potential spread to humans via mosquitoes. [ Press Release ]

    Public Health Department Newsletter- October 2017
    Influenza Vaccine Recommendations, 2017?2018; Free Influenza Vaccine Clinic; October is SIDS Awareness Month; Epidemiology Program Updates [ Newsletter ]
    Educational Workshop for Professionals on Cannabis
    You are invited to an educational workshop for healthcare professionals with two nationally recognized presenters Dr. Larry Wolk and J. Cobb Scott PhD. [ Flyer ]
    Health Officer Order for Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Workers
    In consideration of the 2017-2018 influenza season, and in an effort to protect the public and promote health, a Health Officer Order is being issued to all health care facilities in Santa Barbara County to implement a mandatory influenza vaccination program for all health care workers. [ Order ]
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