Posts Tagged as "California"

California enters state of emergency due to extreme heat

September 1, 2022 / By
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As of August 31, California is in a “state of emergency” due to extreme heat according to Governor Gavin Newsom’s office. 

Governor Gavin Newsom announces plan to address youth mental health

August 18, 2022 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his “Master Plan for Kids Mental Health” on Thursday. The plan is in response to increased depression and suicide rates in California children. 

Monkeypox: What you need to know and how to stay safe

August 8, 2022 / By
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Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by the monkeypox virus and has symptoms similar to smallpox.

Climate change is causing more wildfires and avoiding smoke can help save lives

August 5, 2022 / By
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As of 2022, CAL FIRE has reported a total of 4,972 fires and a total of 147,034 acres burned in California.

Newsom proposed $18.1 Billion Inflation Relief Package

May 12, 2022 / By
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A press release from the governor’s office announced that Governor Newsom has proposed a $18.1 Billion inflation relief package. 

California Department of Public Health confirms 31 COVID-19 related deaths

May 26, 2020 / By
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The California Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday two more deaths in Kern County, totaling to 31 COVID-19 related deaths.

Supervisors say they’re ‘ready to move forward’ with reopening of economy, after Governor releases new guidelines

May 19, 2020 / By and
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Updated 5/19/20 at 4:00pmDuring the Kern County Board of Supervisors afternoon meeting, all five supervisors voted unanimously in favor of supporting the re-opening of Kern County businesses according to stage 2 guidelines.

UFW Foundation to help undocumented immigrants apply for Disaster Relief Assistance during pandemic

May 18, 2020 / By
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As part of the California’s Immigrant Assistance Program, the UFW Foundation on Monday began helping provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

COMMENTARY: California Surgeon General advocates for health equity in Kern

June 6, 2019 / By
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BY CAROLINE FARRELL

California’s first Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris held a listening in Bakersfield in May, with hopes to hear about local challenges and to share the Administration’s priorities, which advocate for health equity, advancing the social determinants of health and screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from lifelong exposure to toxic environments (social, physical, and natural).

Register to vote today, on National Voter Registration Day

September 25, 2018 / By
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If you used the Google browser Tuesday, you may have noticed a bit more red, white and blue.