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Arieyl CBD+ Organic Fruits & Greens

Most of us are taking a supplement to aid our health. Vitamin and mineral supplements are taken by...

 

Public Health announces call to action to improve overall health

Kern County has some of the highest rates of obesity and mortality due to chronic health conditions in the state. In fact, 78% of Kern County adults...

 

Kern County Public Health: Latest COVID-19 facts as of Feb. 1

• There are 970 newly reported confirmed cases in Kern County bringing our total confirmed cases to date to 215,929. • There is one new death...

 

Kern County Public Health: Latest COVID-19 facts as of Jan. 18

• There are 8,737 newly reported confirmed cases in Kern County bringing our total confirmed cases to date to 189,849. (As Jan. 17 was a county...

 

CDC expands booster shot eligibility to 12-15 year olds

On Jan. 5, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced their endorsement of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices...

 

State issues additional recommendations to CDC isolation and quarantine timeframes

On Dec. 30, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated guidance to align with the recommended isolation and quarantine timeframes that...

 

Latest COVID-19 facts as of Jan. 4

• There are 324 newly reported confirmed cases in Kern County bringing our total confirmed cases to date to 166,183. • There are no new deaths...

 

All adults now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved Moderna and Pfizer’s booster shots for all adults who are fully vaccinated. This...

 

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccine authorized for children 5 to 11 years

On Nov. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced its recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against...

 

Eligible residents urged to get COVID-19 booster and help avoid winter surge

Recent modeling provided by the state indicates that another winter surge is a possibility and primarily influenced by waning immunity to COVID-19. Du...

 

Latest COVID-19 facts

• As of October 5, there are 276 newly reported confirmed cases in Kern County bringing our total confirmed cases to date to 140,649. • There are...

 

CDC recommends Pfizer Booster COVID-19 Shot for certain populations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in certain populations and...

 

Latest COVID-19 facts

• As of September 20, there are 446 newly reported confirmed cases in Kern County bringing our total confirmed cases to date to 136,288. • There...

 

Public Health updates death data on COVID-19 Dashboard

Kern County’s COVID-19 death data is updated when sufficient data accumulates to prevent identification of the deceased. While this data is a tool...

 

Public Health COVID-19 dashboard update

Today we will report a net reduction of 185 cases on the Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard. This negative number is a result of a data batch update...

 

Latest COVID-19 facts

• Kern County has 116,120 confirmed cases to date [August 10]. • There have been 1,429 COVID-19...

 

First human infection of West Nile Virus reported in Kern for 2021

The Kern County Public Health Services Department has received confirmation of the first reported human infection of West Nile virus (WNV) in Kern Cou...

 

Pain is an important warning sign

Something untoward happened to me in 2006. One January night about 8 p.m. I felt pain behind my right lung, back side of scapula. It kept getting...

 

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and vital for ending the Pandemic

The best way to reduce your risk of getting infected with COVID-19, becoming seriously ill or dying from infection is to get one of the three...

 

Allergy season tips

Seasonal allergies, despite coming around every single year, are a big challenge for many people....

 

Kern moves to Red Tier (Tier 2) on State's COVID-19 framework

Additional businesses and activities allowed to resume with modifications on March 24. On March 23,...

 

Public Health updates death data on COVID-19 Dashboard

To ensure patient privacy, Kern County’s COVID-19 death data is updated as enough data accumulates to prevent identification of the deceased. While...

 

A juice by any other name is...not a juice

So we might have mangled Shakespeare's quote about roses but the point is that not all juices are...

 

'Call MyTurn' vaccine registration

A small group of local women recently put their heads together and developed a campaign to get the...

 

Public Health moves back to Level 1 of EMS System Surge Plan

On March 1, Kern County’s EMS system has met the threshold for Level 1, or the green tier, of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System Surge Plan...

 

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