Posts Tagged as "Health"

Public Health provides heat safety tips as Kern County temperature rises

May 24, 2022 / By
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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.

Kern County Public Health is launching the Know Your Numbers program in Taft

March 8, 2022 / By
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On Monday, the Kern County Public Health Services Department launched their Know Your Numbers program in Taft at the Taft Branch Library.

Parents and community members speak about the new California Bill that would require K-12 students to get vaccinated

February 15, 2022 / By
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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.

DATOS MUESTRAN QUE EL COVID-19 GOLPEA MÁS FUERTE A LAS COMUNIDADES RURALES Y LATINAS DE KERN

September 4, 2020 / By
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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.

COVID-19 farmworker study seeks to find solutions to workers’ elevated vulnerability for contracting virus

July 30, 2020 / By
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Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the 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).

Mental Illness is not a Choice

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

Too often social media gives a misconception of what depression looks like and sometimes even romanticizes it.

Ja’Nell Gore on Black History Month on In the 661

April 11, 2018 / By
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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! The host of In the 661

April 11, 2018 / By
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Meet Kiyoshi Tomono and find out about his life, career and how he became the host for In the 661.

Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield on In the 661

April 11, 2018 / By
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In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!