Posts

Unitek College logo

California Department of Public Health Offers Important Tips for Avoiding Heat-Related Illnesses

With August temperatures in Northern California peaking in the 90s and even 100-degree range, the California Department of Public Health is urging all residents, including health professionals like Bay Area LVNs, to promote and practice cautionary measures during periods or extreme heat. The state agency provides an extensive series of tips for pet owners, seniors […]

Unitek College logo

California Department of Health Reports First Human West Nile Virus Cases for 2010

California’s first 2010 human cases of the disease West Nile Virus (WNV) were recently confirmed by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The infections were discovered in two women from central California’s Stanislaus County through routine blood testing. The tests were conducted when the women attempted to donate blood to an area blood bank. […]