Posts Tagged as "Health"

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.

San Jose Ave residents ask county for help getting their road paved and electricity in their homes

August 3, 2022 / By
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Community members on San Jose Ave in Delano came together to ask the county for help getting their road paved and electricity installed. 

Gavin Newsom declares state of emergency in response to Monkeypox

August 1, 2022 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in response to Monkeypox on Monday. According to Newsom in his proclamation of a state emergency there have been nearly 800 confirmed probable cases in California.

Marivel Servin: Social justice work and youth empowerment brought me joy and healing

July 27, 2022 / By
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Marivel Servin became politically active in hopes of understanding her culture and her role in her community. 

Detainees at Mesa Verde and GSA continue labor strike

July 21, 2022 / By
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Detainees in the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center declared a labor strike 84 days ago and Golden State Annex joined the strike 44 days ago.

FDA authorizes new COVID-19 vaccine from Novavax

July 19, 2022 / By
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The Food and Drug Administration authorized a new COVID-19 vaccine developed by Novavax on Wednesday.

Novavax is a biotechnology company in Maryland that received significant federal funding to produce the shot. 

What we know about Omicron and the BA.5 variant

July 15, 2022 / By
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Accounting for 65 percent of last week’s COVID-19 cases, the coronavirus subvariant BA.5 — a sister variant of Omicron — has become dominant in the United States. 

White house health experts urging people to get boosted now

July 14, 2022 / By
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The newly updated booster vaccine is adapted to not only fight against COVID-19 and Omicron but will also help fight against the new variants.