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    County of San Bernardino Health Officer Dr. Michael Sequeira issued a heat advisory as extreme heat is expected to begin today and last through the week.   “High heat temperatures during this time of the year are not unusual,” said Dr. Sequeira, “However, residents should take steps to protect their health, especially those who are ...
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    In an effort to protect the public from further spread of COVID-19, the County’s Acting Health Officer has formally ordered everyone in San Bernardino County to wear a face covering when leaving home. Face coverings may include coverings that secure to the ears or back of the head and encompass the mouth and nose. Homemade ...
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    The County Department of Public Health has established a multiagency Nursing Facilities Task Force aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19 among the county’s most vulnerable residents, and the Acting County Health Officer has issued an order requiring nursing facilities to take multiple steps to protect their elderly and health-compromised clients.   There are 171 ...
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    San Bernardino County health officials are recommending people use face coverings when leaving home to conduct essential business such as grocery shopping, going to a medical appointment or visiting a pharmacy to help flatten the curve of Covid-19. The County made the recommendation after reviewing guidance released on April 1 from the state Department of Public Health. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Not sure where to go for a bad tooth? Sprains, big or small injuries, or COVID-19 testing? Join the club. People may be wondering lately where to turn for help, even for general health conditions aside from coronavirus. Many smaller urgent care clinics are closed, and hospitals can’t keep pace with incoming ...
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    County Public Health will conduct a drive-thru sample collection event for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the High Desert on Thursday, April 2. LOCATION: San Bernardino County Fairgrounds ADDRESS: 14800 7th St., Victorville TIME: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for appointments, 1 – 2 p.m. (or until supplies last) for walk-ins (no appointment needed) This event ...
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    By Eliz Dowdy Staff Writer In the midst of the virus pandemic, high desert communities awakened to the news Saturday morning that longtime resident, activist, and encourager, Garner Cordell Morris had succumbed shortly after midnight at home. Morris was born in a rural area near Batesville, Mississippi, in the Delta, close to the tri-state areas ...
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    By Dianne Anderson No more trying to get blood from a stone. For whatever reason, if a parent can’t afford to meet their court-ordered support for their kids, San Bernardino County Department of Child Support Services can work with them, and help with services for both children and the parents. In the old days, trying ...
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    By Manny Otiko, California Black Media The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office has become embroiled in a scandal that is symptomatic of the political problems facing this country. Over the weekend it was revealed that Michael Selyem, a gang prosecutor, made hateful comments about former first lady Michelle Obama and Rep. Maxine Waters. “Being ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Times were no doubt tough for Dieanna Prudholme, through her stay in public housing and all the hurdles that go along with that process, but she is grateful for the S.B. County Housing Authority scholarship that helped fill in some of the gaps where her loans and grants fell short. Now in ...