A MESSAGE FROM SHASTA COUNTY – Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Branch continues to investigate a confirmed case of measles. Public Health officials urge residents to be aware of measles symptoms and to take precautions to help stop the spread. The Shasta County case is related to cases in Butte and Tehama Counties and are considered … Read More
Protect your Child with the Measles Vaccine Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus and can be serious for young children. Protect your child by making sure he or she is up to date on vaccinations, including before traveling abroad. California is one of the states listed for increase for measles. Symptoms: Start with a fever A … Read More
Pit River Behavioral Health is organizing an Autistic Spectrum (ASD) support group for individuals (e.g., parents, siblings, and grandparents) who are caring for a child with ASD. Our goal is to create an ASD Support Community, share healthcare resources, and provide educational trainings specific to ASD. ASD is a developmental disorder effecting multicultural communities around the world. According to the … Read More
Diabetes Health Fair Come join us! We will be providing free screenings, healthy snacks, and raffle prizes for those who participate! When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Where: Pit River Health Service Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm For more information please contact Karen Toneys, RN Outreach Coordinator at (530) 335-3651.
It is the policy of Pit River Health Service to provide a safe environment that has zero tolerance for violence (threats, harassment, intimidation or assaults). Any threat that expresses the intention to harm a person, or any aggressive acting out (pointing a finger, shouting, hitting walls, instigating fights, verbally assaulting another, vulgar name calling, or physical assault) WILL NOT BE … Read More
Immunizations are important for those of all ages, but children are most vulnerable and therefore it is important to vaccinate your children. The following are five important reasons to vaccinate your child according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Immunizations can save your child’s life. Because of advances in medical science, your child can be protected against more … Read More
Small particles (from wildfire smoke) with diameters less than or equal to 10 micrometers, are also known as particle pollution or PM10, these can be inhaled deep into the lungs; exposure to the smallest particles can affect the lung and heart. Pregnant women, young children and elderly are the most vulnerable to smoke exposure. We encourage the N95 mask when … Read More