Know Your Numbers

Join Kern County Public Health for #KnowYourNumbers. The 7 week program offers free health screenings and fitness and nutrition classes to areas in Kern County. Almost 78% of Kern County adults are overweight or obese. Let’s combat chronic disease and obesity together.

All you have to do is show up!

Happening Now!

Frazier Park

May 15th - June 26th

Kern County Frazier Park Branch Library

3732 Park Dr, Frazier Park, CA 93225

Fitness and Nutrition Classes:

Wednesdays 12 pm - 1 pm

Coming Soon!

California City

June 11th - July 23rd

California City Parks and Recreation

10400 Heather Ave, California City, CA 93505

Fitness and Nutrition Classes:

Tuesdays 10 am - 11 am


July 24th - September 4th

Delano Civic Center

1009 11th Ave, Delano, CA 93215

Fitness and Nutrition Classes:

Wednesdays 1 pm - 2 pm

Body Mass Index (BMI)

Obesity: How is it measured and what does it mean?


  • Not "one size fits all"
  • Can serve as an important health indicator
  • Has different charts for adults and children
  • Lowering BMI lowers the risk for diabetes


Cholesterol: The good, the bad, the ugly


  • Made by your body and consumed with foods
  • One out of every three adults has high cholesterol
  • Ingest from animal food products like meat, dairy and eggs

Blood Glucose

Diabetes-management techniques include proper diet, lifestyle changes


  • Sugar molecules found within the blood stream
  • Insulin guides blood sugars into bodily cells for the energy we need
  • Associated with diabetes, which is among the most common chronic diseases in America

Blood Pressure

A mindful diet: Eating for your heart is eating for your minds


  • Affected by weight, diet, exercise and genetics
  • Pressure at which blood circulates through our blood vessels
  • A normal blood pressure is less than 120/80
  • Hypertension = High blood pressure
  • 1 out of every 3 Americans suffer from hypertension


  • 8.7% of adults in Kern County are diagnosed with Diabetes 


  • 48.3% of adults in Kern County are obese
  • 30.7% of adults in Kern County are overweight