Posts Tagged as "Health"

Arvin Navigation Center of Flood Ministries Holds Community Outreach Event

January 27, 2023 / By
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Tuesday, Arvin Navigation Center of Flood Ministries and several other local organizations came together to offer free services with food and music.

The Arevalo family’s uses their platform to bring awareness to the deaf community

January 17, 2023 / By
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Estefani and Oscar Arevalo have a small family in Kern County where they work, thrive, and educate the community about what it means to be deaf or hard of hearing. 

Kern Public Health Department encourages the community to take preventative measures against Winter viruses

December 2, 2022 / By
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During the winter season, many people are starting to get sick and the public health department is seeing an influx of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and COVID-19.

How the City of Wasco helped the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

November 29, 2022 / By
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The City of Wasco played a key role during the COVID-19 pandemic as they held pop-up vaccine clinics and food distributions with the help of the American Rescue Plan funding.

California is facing a “tripledemic” threat as respiratory illnesses surge

November 4, 2022 / By
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An increase in the number of cases of COVID-19, the flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is prompting concern across California communities as threats of three coinciding epidemics — a “tripledemic” — are looming ahead of the upcoming holiday season. 

Updated Moderna and Pfizer boosters get approval from CDC and FDA

September 2, 2022 / By
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The director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Rochelle Walensky, signed off on updated COVID-19 vaccine boosters from Pfizer and Moderna.

The importance of the Perinatal Outreach Program during a woman’s pregnancy

September 1, 2022 / By
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Every year, there are new services that Kern County has to offer for women who are pregnant.

Kern County Public Health releases latest Valley Fever Data

August 16, 2022 / By
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Kern County Public Health Department and the Kern Medical Valley Fever Institute held a press conference Tuesday to announce the latest Valley Fever data and launch their new Valley Fever dashboard. 

Donor mom and transplant recipient shares the importance of National Minority Donor Awareness

August 16, 2022 / By
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Precious McCowan is an organ donor advocate who has served on both the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Kidney Transplant Committee and a special workgroup on a specific policy proposal.

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.