Health Director: Include Tdap Vaccine in Back-to-School Preparations

As the new school year approaches, some may feel overwhelmed with gathering up school supplies, shopping for school clothes and perhaps wrapping up that final vacation of summer. Most of us have no desire to add one more thing to… Continue Reading


School Clinics Aim to Make Tdap Vaccination Easier

To help parents comply with a new law, Shasta County Public Health is partnering with the Shasta County Office of Education and local high schools to offer eight clinics at Shasta County schools to give booster shots to protect against whooping cough. The first is Tuesday.

AB 354 requires all children entering 7th through 12th grade to … Continue Reading

Free Flu, Whooping Cough, Pneumonia Vaccine Saturday

What: Free Flu, Whooping Cough and Pneumonia Vaccine Offered at Special Weekend Clinic When: Saturday (Nov. 6), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Shasta District Fairgrounds in Anderson Free flu, whooping cough and pneumonia vaccine will be offered at a… Continue Reading

Free Whiskeytown Ranger Programs Offered

The ranger-guided programs at Whiskeytown National Recreation area are in full swing for the summer, and organizers have added two new programs aimed at the youngest park visitors. New programs this year are “It’s All About Nature” story time for… Continue Reading