The Kern County Public Health Services Department will launch the Know Your Numbers program in Frazier Park on Thursday at the Frazier Park Library.
This traveling program offers two health screenings informing participants of their body mass index, blood pressure, blood glucose, and cholesterol levels both before and after six weeks of nutrition coaching from our Public Health Nutritionist and fitness classes. Join us every Thursday at 3732 Park Drive in Frazier Park from 3:00pm to 4:00pm, April 14 through May 19, 2022 to take advantage of this free program.
“The County of Kern is committed to improving the overall health of our residents and equipping our community members with the tips and tools they need on their road to better health,” said Zack Scrivner, Second District Supervisor and Chairman of the Kern County Board of Supervisors.
Earlier this year Public Health announced the 2022 Call to Action to improve the overall health of community members.
Kern County has some of the highest rates of obesity and mortality due to chronic health conditions in California. Specifically, 78 percent of Kern County’s adults are either overweight or obese, and Kern County suffers from the highest rates of deaths due to diabetes than anywhere else in the State, according to Kern County Public Health.
“Together we can change create a healthier community and improve our overall quality of life,” said Kern County Pubic Health in a news release.