The Ventura County Office of Education has joined with state health officials in issuing warnings to families about the potentially fatal opioid prescription drug fentanyl being distributed in a form that mimics popular candy.
Updated “bivalent” COVID-19 booster shots — which include components of the original virus strain and the Omicron variant — are available now in Ventura County.
Ventura County Public Health officials announced July 22 they are investigating the first documented case of monkeypox in Ventura County, but stated in a written statement that the risk to the general public is still considered low.
As of July 7, Ventura County community transmission of COVID-19 is labeled as “high,” according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
From Tuesday, June 21, to June 28, Ventura County Public Health reported 1,810 new COVID-19 cases among 18,735 new tests completed.
Since Tuesday, June 21st, Ventura County is reporting 1,810 new COVID-19 cases among 18,735 new tests completed.
Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are now available for children ages 6 months and older, after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved them June 18.
Ventura County Public Health announced Feb. 10 that the local Health Officer Order requiring masking in all indoor public places will be lifted Feb. 16, in alignment with the state’s mask policy. “The mask order is being lifted because the C…
On Monday, Sept. 27, Ventura County Public Health announced it is now administering Pfizer booster shots for eligible residents at any vaccination site offering the Pfizer vaccine. The booster is recommended six months or later following a …
Photo by Haady Lashkari Registered Nurse Rita Valenzuela administers Dr. Jim Halverson a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura on Dec. 20.