Kern County is expecting triple digit temperatures for this first time this year tomorrow afternoon. Because of this, Kern County Public Health is urging residents to protect themselves from the heat.
On Monday, the Kern County Public Health Services Department launched their Know Your Numbers program in Taft at the Taft Branch Library.
California has been the first state in the nation to implement school masking and staff vaccination measures, and now California will also be the first to implement adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccination requirements needed to attend school.
Aunque ningún código postal o ciudad es inmune a contraer el virus el COVID-19, las comunidades rurales en el condado de Kern que son predominantemente hispanas o latinas son las más afectadas, según datos de salud pública.
Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the pandemic.
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).
Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective
Too often social media gives a misconception of what depression looks like and sometimes even romanticizes it.
Bakersfield High School senior Ja’Nell Gore talks about what she experiences in school as far and Black History Month and what she thinks could be done better.
Meet Kiyoshi Tomono and find out about his life, career and how he became the host for In the 661.
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!