Posts Tagged as "Public Health"

Q&A with Kern Public Health: Understanding HIV Testing, Treatment, and Prevention 

April 8, 2024 / By
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In a 2022 most recent study, Kern County Public Health detected 200 positive new cases of HIV in Kern County.

Kern County Public Health provides heat safety tips

June 28, 2023 / By
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The Kern County Public Health Services Department urges residents to protect themselves from the heat as triple-digit temperatures are expected for the first time this year.

Kern County Public Health recognizes EMS Week 2023: honoring those who provide emergency care

May 23, 2023 / By
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This week, Kern County Public Health has joined the county’s emergency medical service providing partners in recognizing EMS Week 2023: “Where Emergency Care Begins.”

The Kern County Health Department shares how to protect yourself from the flu

January 23, 2023 / By
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Getting a cold during the winter is a common problem everyone experiences. Despite the focus on the pandemic and preventing the spread of COVID, it’s important to highlight flu prevention and to stay healthy during this season. 

Kern County Public Health providing free flu shots

October 12, 2022 / By
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Now that flu season is officially here, the Kern County Public Health Services Department is encouraging everyone to get their annual flu vaccine. 

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.