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Archived News
  • Tuberculosis Investigation

    Amador County Public Health is conducting an investigation of an active tuberculosis (TB) case documented within Mule Creek State Prison.

    12/05/2018 1:38 PM

  • West Nile Virus in Amador County

    Amador County Public Health confirms the first cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Amador County in 2018.

    09/14/2018 1:23 PM

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    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Public Health and Wildfire Smoke

    As California wildfire season continues, residents are asking about air pollution in affected areas.

    08/08/2018 4:34 PM

  • Wildfire Smoke Warning: Irish Fire Air Quality Advisory

    Some areas of Amador County are experiencing heavy smoke due to smoke drift from the Irish fire burning outside of the Ione area. Amador County Public Health advises community members that air quality may be unsafe for those with sensitive medical conditions.

    07/06/2018 7:25 PM

  • Rattlesnake Awareness

    Two people in Amador County required treatment at Sutter Amador Hospital for rattlesnake bites in separate incidents earlier this week.

    05/10/2018 9:16 AM