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    By Dianne Anderson This year, Fontana’s 56th Black History Parade & Expo parade is all the way live with flags, drums,  marching bands, and a place where kids and grownups alike can pose with the iconic Wakanda Black Panther, and of course, enjoy legendary R&B Lakeside. Ellen Turner, president of the Concerned Citizens of the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A lot is on the plate for the County of San Bernardino in meeting expectations for the 11th Element of the Equity Element Group with attention turned to increasing access to resources and services for the Black community. Last week, the group met to update concerns over how the Black community can ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Help is on the way for San Bernardino County’s unhoused, and the destitute sleeping in the streets with $72 million flowing down for additional beds, shelter and support services. The allocation unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors pulls federal, state and county resources together to bolster goals in the County’s Homeless ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A fresh round of $1.7 million targeting resilience in Black children and youth within San Bernardino County for more mental health service is coming soon for some in-the-know Black nonprofits, provided they get their proposals in on time. The deadline to respond to the RFP for the San Bernardino County Department of ...
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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 ...