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(May 15, 2009 3:30 pm) Confirmed (Confirmó ): 254. Counties: Alameda, 15; Amador 1; Calaveras 1; Contra Costa, 24; El Dorado 6; Imperial 45; Los Angeles 27; Marin 6; Monterey 5; Orange 18; Placer 1; Riverside 13; Sacramento 6; San Bernardino 47; San Diego 72; San Francisco 5; San Joaquin 4; San Luis Obispo 9; San Mateo 1; Santa Clara 14; Shasta 1; Sonoma 2; Tulare 5; Ventura 5. .

Probable: 220. Counties: Alameda 3; Contra Costa 20; El Dorado 1; Imperial 17; Los Angeles 34; Madera 1; Marin 5; Monterey 6; Orange 8; Riverside 15; Sacramento 3; San Benito, 1; San Bernardino 23; San Diego 38; San Francisco 1; San Joaquin 5; San Mateo 1; Santa Barbara 1; Santa Clara 17; Solano 3; Stanislaus 1; Ventura 13; Yolo 1; County undetermined 2.

San Benito County First Probable Case of H1N1 (Swine Flu) Virus Updated May 5, 2009 at 6:45 p.m.
Local officials working with state to prevent further infection San Benito County Health Officer, Dr. Elizabeth Falade today urged all local residents to take
common sense steps to protect themselves from the H1N1 flu following a probable case in a school age San Benito County resident. Although cases identified in the United States to date have been mostly mild, public health officials are concerned that more serious illnesses could occur and are taking cautionary steps to protect the public. Read full press release

SWINE FLU (H1N1) UPDATE INFLUENZA PORCINA

FLUThere are currently NO confirmed cases of the H1N1 Swine Flu in San Benito County. As of May 5, 2009 at 6:45 p.m. there is a probable case, health officials are waiting for additional informaiton from the state lab. Read the current Press Release here. More information from our site. The outbreak of disease in people caused by a new influenza virus of swine origin continues to grow in the United States and internationally. More information is available at the Centers for Disease Control site.

Swine Influenza A (H1N1) is a new virus, but there is a treatment. San Benito County Public Health Division is working closely with the California Department of Public Health to address all concerns relating to the spread of this virus. There are things you can do to protect yourself including:

  • Stay home when you are sick to avoid spreading illness to co-workers and friends, unless you are having respiratory distress, high fever, or a condition that warrants calling your personal physician.
  • Keep children home if they are ill. Track their symptoms and contact your pediatrician if you have concerns.
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or a tissue and properly dispose of used tissues. 
  • Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer to get rid of most germs and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay healthy by eating a balanced diet, drinking plenty of water and getting adequate rest and exercise.
  • Develop a contingency plan for childcare in the event of school and/or daycare closure.

We ask that you share this information with those you come in contact with and encourage them to abide by these simple, yet extremely effective universal precautions.  Public Health is here to serve as a resource for you and your (agency/organization/school). For more information on Swine Influenza please call us at (831) 637-5367.

 

No hay casos confirmados de la Gripe H1N1
en en Condado de San Benito. Desde 5 de mayo a las 6:45 6:45 de la tarde hay un caso probable, funcionarios de salud esperan informacion adicional del laboratorio de estado. Mas informacion nuestra. El brote de la enfermedad en personas causado por un nuevo virus de la influenza de origen porcina sigue en augmento en los Estado Unidos y a nivel international. Los CDC han implementado su respuesta a emergencias. Mas informacion in la influenza procina.

wash your handsLa Gripe Porcina (H1N1) es un virus nuevo, pero existe tratamento. La Division de Salud Pública del Condado de San Benito está trabajando con el Departamento de Salud Pública de California para tratar los aspectos concerniente a la diseminación de este virus. Hay cosas que usted puede hacer para protegerse, las cuales incluyen:

  • Qúedese en casa si está enfermo(a) para evitar la diseminación a compañeros de trabajo y amistades, al menos que tenga dificultad para respirar, fiebre alta, o una condición que requiera comunicarse con su médico particular.
  • Mantenga a sus hijos en su casa si están enfermos. Vigile los síntomas y llame a su pediatra si hay motivo de preocupación.
  • Evite contacto cercano con personas enfermas.
  • Al toser o estornudar, hágalo en su manga o pañuelo deshechable y disponga de el de manera apropiada.
  • Lavar bien sus manos con agua tibia y jabón o use una substancia higienizante a base de alcohol para deshacerse de la mayoría de los gérmenes y evite el tocar sus ojos, naríz o boca.
  • Haga un plan de emergencia para el cuidado de sus niños que están en guardería en caso de que las escuelas o guarderías cierren.

Le pedimos que comparta esta información con las personas que usted tiene contacto y animar a que sigan estas simples medidas universales, pero extremedamente eficaces. Salud Pública está aquí para servir como un recurso para usted y su (agencia/organización/escuela). Para mas información acerca de la Gripe (Flu) Porcina, favor de llamar al (831) 637-5367.

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