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No. You cannot contract COVID-19 from drinking water, says Calif. State Water Board

Besides some panic-buying shoppers going a little crazy buying toilet paper, they have also been seen clearing shelves of bottled water over concerns of unsafe drinking water from the coronavirus. Another coronavirus myth in the making right next to the one that drinking water every 15 minutes kills the virus. According to the State Water […]

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Disinfectants for Coronavirus

EPA issues a List of cleaners that kill coronavirus: Lysol, Clorox, Purell products to mention a few

EPA issues a List of cleaners that kill coronavirus: Lysol, Clorox, Purell products to mention a few of the ones you likely already use. In a press release, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a list of disinfectants to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. The products on the list have “qualified for use […]

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CDC investigating vaping deaths

ICHHS news release On September 6, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that there has been a significant increase in the number of possible cases of severe respiratory illnesses among people who vaped nicotine or cannabis-related products, with reports doubling from 215 possible cases in August to 450 possible cases in […]

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Tragic local death caused by amoeba

– Press release from Inyo County Health Officer Dr. Richard Johnson Family and friends are mourning the tragic death of a 21 year old Bishop resident who died recently from an extremely rare infection known as primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). On June 16th, the woman – Jasmine Dee Reed – woke up from a nap […]

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Inyo resident appears to suffer from hantavirus

Hantavirus Infects Inyo County Resident August 19, 2013 Dr. Rick Johnson, Public Health Officer for Inyo County, announced today that a local resident of Inyo County has been hospitalized with a clinical picture that is highly suspect of being caused by hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS). Particularly during these summer months, hantavirus needs to be considered […]

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