Oct 302011
 

By Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH Yolo County Health Officer I was having coffee at the hospital a few weeks ago and overheard colleagues at the next table talking about the influenza vaccination that is mandatory for all health care workers.  “I have never been sick a day in my life,” one said.  “I don’t see [...]

Oct 232011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – Steve Marschke, News-Ledger Editor    Yolo County will run a “pilot” program for the state testing out the process of holding all-mail ballots, where polling stations are all but phased out of the election process. In August, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 413, a bill authored by Assemblymember Mariko Yamada [...]

Oct 042011
 

    NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – The Yolo County Library now subscribes to a new reading program that can be accessed by parents, teachers and children from home. “Scholastic BookFlix” pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. There are Spanish-language versions of some pairings. For information, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org.  

Sep 142011
 
McGowan: alive & well after cancer scare

MIKE McGOWAN: Yolo supervisor hopes to encourage others to keep up with their doctor visits, catch prostate cancer early NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor     Yolo County Supervisor Michael McGowan told the News-Ledger last week that the September 13 supervisors’ meeting was going to have special significance to [...]