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Public Health

A Message from the Health Officer
Being healthy is an overall state of good physical and mental health, and an ability to lead a full, productive and enjoyable life. Lake County is a beautiful place to live. Despite its clean air and opportunities for active lifestyles, Lake County also faces some health challenges. The Lake County Public Health Division is here to promote healthful lifestyles and to maximize the health of our entire community.

Current Topics

MEDI-CAL changes in Lake County effective September 1, 2013
Help stop the spread of the flu--ideas for everyone.

Geothermal Information
Click HERE to view the updated flyer on County of Lake Geothermal Gas.
Climb to the Peak of Health
A Message from the Lake County Public Health Officer
Choose how you will travel to "Excellent Health"
To print this document in a booklet format Click Here.
(Use the 1-sided to 2-sided option on your printer).
CDFA Food forum Information
Produce to the People
Understanding the Realities of the Fresh Produce Marketing System
Issues Affecting Lake County's Local Food System
Hepatitis Awareness
Although May was Hepatitis Awareness Month; viral hepatitis needs attention throughout the year.
Lake County Health Needs Assessment
Read Health Needs Assessment document.
Read Health Needs Assessment Summary document.
West Nile Virus
As our annual mosquito season begins, take steps now to avoid mosquito bites that can transmit this disease-causing virus.
Swimmer’s Itch
If you swim or wade in the lake water, take a few simple precautions to avoid an allergic skin rash that affects some people, especially in the summer months. Read more from the CDC.
Tick bites
Ticks can transmit a variety of diseases. If you like hike in areas where ticks are found, learn to avoid bites and what to do if you are bitten.
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