With the decline of COVID-19 numbers, Public Health continues to provide services to the community
San Bernardino county COVID-19 numbers continue to fall and fell to an 8 percent positivity rate on February 25 from a higher 32 percent level in early January, the county said in a press release.
Since the pandemic began two years ago, a total of 564,861 cases have been confirmed in the county, and 6,449 people have died since Feb. 25. In Fontana, there were 69,770 cases and 674 deaths.
As COVID-19 numbers appear to be easing, the county Department of Public Health continues to provide services to the community to help keep the pandemic under control.
• The department launched a new website for COVID-19 community-friendly treatments and therapies:
Medical providers interested in learning more about treatments or therapies for COVID-19 can call the county support team at (909) 601-4593.
• COVID-19 Ambassadors, who provide health education presentations for COVID-19, are serving the community through events and presentations in person. Their services can be requested through https://sbcovid19.com/health-amb Ambassador-program/.
• County COVID-19 vaccine team members won the California State Circuit Association Award for Outstanding Support for COVID-19 Vaccine Providers. To learn more about becoming a COVID-19 vaccine provider, visit https://sbcovid19.com/vaccineprovider/.
“Even though we are seeing a decline in our degree of positivity, we need to remain vigilant to keep ourselves and others safe,” said county public health director Josh Dugas. “If you qualify for a booster and have not received it, we recommend that you get a booster injection.”
Residents who have questions about COVID-19 or who want to get tested or vaccinated can visit sbcovid19.com for information. Individuals can also call the COVID-19 hotline at (909) 387-3911 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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