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Rodney Borger, M. The reason you are taking the vaccine has something to do with more than just you. You have a responsibility to older folks, to people who have diabetes, and people who are more susceptible. You can choose not to get vaccinated, but people forget sometimes their choice can affect others. Even young and healthy people without underlying conditions have landed in the hospital and need help breathing with oxygen and sometimes a ventilator, which is hard to recover from, Borger said.
For instance, an unvaccinated patient who lost an immediate family member to COVID now finds themselves fighting for their life in a local hospital intensive care unit.
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This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended pregnant people get vaccinated to protect themselves from the virus because data shows they are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID when compared to those who are not pregnant.
Her baby survived. After going through the winter COVID surge and coming through it with the hope of vaccines in the spring, Borger and other health care workers now find themselves feeling pandemic fatigue, a feeling made more frustrating by the availability of vaccines, but not enough people doing their part to get them. The s show a large disparity between those who received their shots and those who have not. So far, Since Feb. To make an appointment, visit sbcovid El Sol is offering free rides through Uber to a vaccination site near you. The helpline is available Monday to Friday from 9 a.
Rides are by appointment only. Call to book your ride. More information about Vaccine Xpress. The Board of Supervisors this week made San Bernardino County hostile territory for illegal cannabis farms. Outdoor cannabis cultivation is illegal in the unincorporated areas of the county.
Paul Cook Ret. Desert residents who have voiced strong opposition to the sudden proliferation of illegal cannabis farms praised and thanked the board for its decisive action. Sheriff Shannon Dicus announced on Tuesday that with the additional financial support from the Board of Supervisors his cannabis enforcement effort, Operation Hammer Strikewill expand from the existing one team into five teams. Josh Dugas, a year veteran of the County Public Health Department who has served as the assistant public health director since October, has been appointed as the new County Public Health Director effective Aug.
Hernandez said in announcing his appointment of Dugas. The County conducted a national recruitment to ensure that the best possible candidate would be chosen for this important position. Josh is the quintessential County success story. Imagine being surrounded by orange waves and currents flowing along the sun as it turns.
This exhibit is a captivating, bilingual journey of the sun and the impact it has had on the Inland Empire region. Visitors can fully experience the beauty and wonder of the sun in this innovative art exhibition through the end of the year.
SuperMonsterCit y! The SuperMonsterCit y! The collection ranges from well-known DC and Marvel comic book characters to Hollywood monsters of the s. These toys are presented alongside their original packaging, posters, and other advertising materials that give further insight into the historical contexts and the evolution of toy de.
Visitors can experience this action-packed display now through August 29, Beginning in the 20th century, a ificant economic and cultural force emerged in the High Desert — the United States Armed Forces. George Air Force Base in Victorville, Fort Irwin in the Calico Mountains, the Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, and others forever shaped the economy and culture of the High Desert community and created a legacy of national and local pride that continues to this day.
Manuel Rodriguez. The meeting begins at 10 a. Mountain View St. Every 10 years, the County uses the newest U. Census data to redraw the boundaries of each of the five Board of Supervisors dating to ensure each has essentially has the same of residents, preserves communities of interest such as cities as much as possible, and complies with the Voting Rights Act. A total of 1, County jail inmates have tested positive for COVID since the outbreak of the pandemic; of these, 50 current inmates are experiencing minor symptoms and are recovering.
The infected inmates are isolated, monitored around the clock, and provided with medical treatment. A total of 1, department employees have tested positive for COVID and 1, of the employees have recovered from the virus. Other employees are expected to return to work in the next few weeks. It is unknown when or where the employees were infected Bernardino the virus.
The department continues to encourage all department members to heed the warnings of health officials. If you have questions about social services, please call Borger recuerda historias de aquellos que no aprovecharon la oportunidad para vacunarse. A la fecha, el Desde el 1 de febrero, murieron 5 personas en el condado de San Bernardino que estaban completamente vacunadas y personas que no estaban completamente vacunadas.
Para concertar una cita, visite sbcovid Esta semana, la Junta de Supervisores hizo del Condado de San Bernardino un territorio hostil para las granjas ilegales de cannabis. El cultivo de cannabis al aire libre es millionaires en las zonas no incorporadas del condado. Un total 1, empleados de departamento han probado positivo para COVID, y 1, de estos empleados se han recuperado del virus.
Si tiene preguntas sobre servicios sociales, por favor llame dating Starting Bernardino week, our weekly edition moves from Wednesdays to Friday. There is no doubt that vaccines in San Bernardino County are working against COVID and variants of concern, including the Delta variant, with only 4 percent of cases since February 1 occurring among the fully vaccinated. Out of 26, COVID cases, 25, were among the unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 1, were among the fully vaccinated. Sequeira, M. Get the shot. Case rates among the unvaccinated are highest among toyear-olds and African-Americans in California, which are increasing more San than any other group, according to the state Department of Public Health.
Even more of a reason to get vaccinated is the prevalence of the Millionaires variant, which is times more contagious than all the COVID variants so far, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The week of Aug. You can make an appointment or find a location to walk up and get a vaccine at sbcovid Sequeira San.
San Bernardino County consistently rises to the top when it comes to daily doses of vaccines administered per day in comparison to state averages in that last two weeks. State public health officials have reached out to San Bernardino County to ask for strategies and best practices on how the County is keeping its vaccination rate up.
The County uses a data-driven strategy to reach our most at-risk communities and have partnered with local businesses and community-based organizations to hold vaccine drives. Throughout California, many students are returning to classrooms for the first time in well over a year. What the County is offering to do is lend our public and private schools the benefit of our highly trained personnel, best practices, and other resources to help them achieve their goals. Redistricting Effort Gets Underway.
Every 10 years, the county uses the newest U. This year, in response to a provision in the new voter-approved County Charter, the Board of Supervisors has appointed a seven-member Advisory Redistricting Commission to receive public testimony and recommend at least two possible sets of new district boundaries for adoption.
The commission has held two public meetings and will hold at least 16 more, many of them in communities throughout the county, including the next meeting on Thursday, Aug. The commission will meet in Barstow on Aug. Starting this month, select programs will begin to be offered in branch as we phase back into hosting programs in person. Embrace the artist within and celebrate the diversity of the county by participating in this art contest focusing on the native flora and fauna of the area. Residents are invited to pick up an Art Contest template and contest form at their local County Library branch starting Saturday, Aug.
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This online approach enables ROV and its extended outreach team to safely and conveniently connect with voters throughout the County. Presentations will be approximately one hour and will be performed in English and Spanish. To learn more, visit ROV online at www. If you have any questions about the -up process or the recall election, call ROV at Vote Safe. Vote Early. A total of 1, County jail inmates have tested positive for COVID since the outbreak of the pandemic; of these, five current inmates are experiencing minor symptoms and are recovering.
De los Reciba la vacuna. Ese es el eslogan del Programa de Regreso a la Escuela del Condado, que incluye varias iniciativas voluntarias y cooperativas para ayudar a las escuelas a cumplir con los mandatos del Estado y responder a los brotes en caso de que ocurra. Visite sbclib. Vota Seguro. Un total empleados de departamento han probado positivo para COVID, y de estos empleados se han recuperado del virus.
Keonte and his mom went to the vaccination clinic at Middle College High School and were thankful to get him vaccinated and to be part of the experience of being the 1 millionth resident served. Getting vaccinated is how we end the pandemic and bring our communities fully back to life. San Bernardino County residents are nearly 50 percent fully vaccinated with a goal of 70 percent, or justresidents left to vaccinate to get to what we hope will be herd immunity.