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Posted on: October 11, 2022

HHSA: Be Well Newsletter

Welcome to the first issue of Napa County's Health and Human Services Agency Community Newsletter. Read about program highlights, current projects and available services (in Spanish and English).

Read On... Public Health
Posted on: August 31, 2022

County encourages residents to stay cool, hydrated and informed during high heat

Heat Advisory image of a thermostat and clouds

Napa, CA — With temperatures expected to reach above 100°F degrees in some parts of Napa County this week, Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio, encourages residents to prepare for the hot weather.

“When temperatures are high, we want everyone to stay ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Napa County Completes Legionella Bacteria Remediation for Hall of Justice Cooling Tower

(Napa, CA, August 11, 2022) - Napa County officials said today that the County has now completed a thorough cleaning and disinfection process for the HVAC system at the County Hall of Justice at 1125 Third Street in Napa. Water sample of the Legionella ba...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Ongoing Investigation Identifies Legionella in More Sites

Napa, CA — Napa County Public Health, in collaboration with CDC/CDPH and PBES – Environmental Health, has identified Legionella in two more sites, which have been undergoing cleaning and disinfection since last week. High levels of Legionella bacteria wer...

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Additional Info... Public Health
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Investigation Identifies Legionella in Hotel Cooling Tower with Remediation in Progress

Napa, CA — Napa County Public Health has been working closely with California Department of Public Health and Centers for Prevention and Disease Control to investigate and remediate sources of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Testing human-made...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Napa County Public Health reports a fatality from Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in Napa County has sickened and hospitalized 12 people since July 11, 2022 and has now caused one death. 

Napa County’s Public Health Officer and Deputy Director of Health and Human Services, Dr. Kar...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Napa County Public Health is aware of nine confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease, two suspected cases, and one probable case for a...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates First Probable Case of Monkeypox

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is reporting its first probable case of monkeypox infection in a Napa County resident exposed in a location where there is a current outbreak.  

The person preliminarily tested positive for monkeypox virus afte...

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Public Health
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting COVID-19 Indoor Masking Requirements

NOTICE: This has been updated. Please see the 2/9/2022 media release for the most recent information about masking in Napa County.

As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings indoors drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, healt...

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Public Health