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Public Health Identifies Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Isabella - (July, 1) » Read More
VICTORY MUTUAL WATER COMPANY BOIL WATER NOTICED LIFTED - (June, 28) » Read More
Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes and Mosquito-Borne Diseases this Summer - (June, 28) » Read More
VICTORY MUTUAL WATER COMPANY BOIL WATER NOTICE - (June, 27) » Read More
Save a Life - Become a Water Watcher! - (June, 5) » Read More
Prepare NOW for a Safe and Healthy Summer - (May, 30) » Read More
Public Health Expands Narcan Distribution and Training to Traveling Mobile Health Vehicle - (May, 1) » Read More
April is Food Insecurity and Malnutrition Month in Public Health’s 2024 Initiative - (April, 1) » Read More
Public Health Marketing and Outreach Outsource Notification List - (February, 7) » Read More
Public Health Launches Health Initiative “A Healthier Kern – One Heart at a Time” - (February, 6) » Read More
Proposed Change to Demographic Data Information Release Methodology for COVID-19 Deaths in Kern County - (August, 22) » Read More
Public Health Releases 2022 Valley Fever Data During Valley Fever Awareness Month - (August, 21) » Read More
Know Your Numbers Program Launches at Rasmussen Senior Center in North Bakersfield - (July, 24) » Read More
First Human Case of St. Louis Encephalitis Virus Reported in Kern County - (July, 7) » Read More
Public Health Provides Heat Safety Tips - (June, 27) » Read More
Public Health Identifies Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Isabella - (June, 13) » Read More
Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes and Mosquito-Borne Diseases this Summer - (June, 2) » Read More
Know Your Numbers Program Launches at West Side Recreation & Park District in Taft - (April, 24) » Read More
Grounded in Health Zumba Event - (February, 6) » Read More
Know Your Numbers Program Launches at Wonderful College Prep Academy in Delano - (January, 18) » Read More
Public Health Encourages Everyone to take Preventative Measures as Winter Viruses Circulate - (December, 1) » Read More
Avian Influenza Alert - (November, 30) » Read More
Drive-Thru for a Free Flu Shot Sunday at Fairgrounds Swap Meet - (October, 11) » Read More
Waste Hunger Not Food Works to Rescue Wholesome Food and Feed the Hungry Countywide - (October, 5) » Read More
Know Your Numbers Program Launches in Lamont - (September, 20) » Read More
Public Health Provides Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips - (August, 2) » Read More
Public Health Announces Monkeypox Vaccination Event for Sunday August 7 - (August, 1) » Read More
Know Your Numbers Program Launches in Lost Hills - (July, 26) » Read More
Safe Eats on Kern Streets - Look for the Sticker! - (July, 25) » Read More
First Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Kern this Year - (July, 22) » Read More
Public Health Announces Additional Cases of Monkeypox in Kern County - (July, 15) » Read More
Public Health Announces First Case of Monkeypox in Kern County - (July, 9) » Read More
Public Health Expands Certified Healthy Restaurant Initiative- (July, 7) » Read More
Know Your Numbers Program Launches in Ridgecrest- (June,28) » Read More
Public Health Cautions Residents of Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Isabella- (May, 31) » Read More
Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes This Summer- (May, 23) » Read More
Public Health Provides Heat Safety Tips with Triple Digit Temperatures Expected- (May, 23) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts- (March, 8) » Read More
Know Your Numbers Program Launches in Taft- (March, 7) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts- (March, 1) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts- (February, 8) » Read More
Public Health Announces Call to Action to Improve Overall Health- (February, 3) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts- (January, 25) » Read More
JOINT COMMUNITY MESSAGE - Only Call 911 During a Real Emergency- (January, 14) » Read More / Graphic
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts- (January, 11) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts- (January, 4) » Read More
State Issues Additional Recommendations to CDC Isolation and Quarantine Timeframes - (December, 31) » Read More
CDPH Issues Statewide Indoor Masking Mandate Effective Today - (December, 15) » Read More
Debris Removal Program Provides Assistance to Property Owners Impacted by French Fire - (December, 8) » Read More
Let’s Talk Turkey - Public Health Provides Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips - (November, 22) » Read More
All Adults Now Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Shots - (November, 22) » Read More
Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Authorized for Children 5 to 11 Years - (November, 3) » Read More
Eligible Residents Urged to Get COVID-19 Booster and Help Avoid Winter Surge - (November, 3) » Read More
Public Health Provides Halloween Health and Safety Tips - (October, 22) » Read More
CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots for Certain Populations - (October, 22) » Read More
Kern County Participates in CalScope – California’s COVID-19 Antibody Study - (October, 19) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts - (September, 28) » Read More
CDC Recommends Pfizer Booster COVID-19 Shot for Certain Populations - (September, 24) » Read More
Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard Update - (September, 23) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts - (September, 21) » Read More
Public Health Updates Death Data on COVID-19 Dashboard - (September, 17) » Read More
Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts - (September, 14) » Read More

Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts - (September, 7) » Read More

Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts - (August, 31) » Read More

Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts and Implements the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System Surge Plan - (August, 24) » Read More

FDA Announces Formal Approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine - (August, 23) » Read More

New State Public Health Officer Order Requires Hospitals to Accept Transfer Patients From Facilities with Limited ICU Capacity - (August, 17) » Read More

Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts - (August, 17) » Read More

Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended for Certain Immunocompromised People - (August, 16) » Read More

New State Public Health Officer Order Requires School Staff Verify Vaccination or Partake in Weekly Testing - (August, 11) » Read More

Kern County Public Health Announces Latest COVID-19 Facts - (August, 10) » Read More

Back to School Vaccination Clinic opens at Kern County Fairgrounds - (August, 9) » Read More

First Human Infection of West Nile Virus Reported in Kern for 2021 - (July, 9) » Read More

Kern County Re-Opens and Celebrates Moving Beyond the Blueprint for a Safer Economy - (June, 15) » Read More

Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes This Summer - (June, 4) » Read More

State Launches Vaccine Incentive Program as Kern County Remains in Orange Tier - (June, 1) » Read More

Kern County Remains in Orange Tier - (May, 18) » Read More

Public Health Urges Everyone to Practice Water Safety - (May, 14) » Read More

12-15 Age Group Now Eligible to Receive Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine - (May, 13) » Read More

Kern County Remains in the Orange Tier - (May, 11) » Read More

Kern County Remains in the Orange Tier - (May, 4) » Read More

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe, Effective and Vital for Ending the Pandemic - (April, 27) » Read More

Kern County Remains in Orange Tier (Tier 3) on State’s COVID-19 Framework - (April, 20) » Read More

Public Health Updates Death Data on COVID-19 Dashboard - (April, 20) » Read More

Public Health Cautions Residents of Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Isabella - (April, 16) » Read More

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Use Pauses Following FDA and CDC Recommendation - (April, 13) » Read More

Kern County Progresses into Orange Tier (Tier 3) Effective April 14 - (April, 13) » Read More

COVID-19 Variant Pop-Up Now on Public Health Dashboard - (April, 8) » Read More

Kern County Remains in Red Tier (Tier 2) on State’s COVID-19 Framework - (April, 6) » Read More

All Kern County Residents 16 and Older Now Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine - (April, 5) » Read More

Ages 50+ Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning Tomorrow - (March, 31) » Read More

Kern County Remains in Red Tier (Tier 2) on State’s COVID-19 Framework - (March, 30) » Read More

State Expands Vaccination Eligibility to Residents Living in Lower Quartiles - (March, 29) » Read More

COVID-19 Vaccination Encouraged for Residents with Severe Medical Conditions - (March, 25) » Read More

Kern County Moves to Red Tier (Tier 2) on State’s COVID-19 Framework - (March, 23) » Read More

COVID-19 Variant B.1.1.7. Found in Kern County - (March, 18) » Read More

Kern County Close to Moving to Red Tier in State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy - (March, 16) » Read More

Additional Groups Eligible for Vaccination Beginning March 15, 2021 - (March, 12) » Read More

Kern County Meets Threshold for Resumption of Youth Sports - (March, 2) » Read More

Public Health Moves Back to Level 1 of EMS System Surge Plan - (March, 1) » Read More

Kern County Appoints New Director of Public Health - (January, 26) » Read More

COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site Opens at Kern County Fairgrounds - (January, 25) » Read More

State Lifts Regional Stay at Home Order for All Regions - (January, 25) » Read More

Kern County Residents 65 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination - (January, 13) » Read More

Kern County Residents in All 3 Tiers of Phase 1a Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination - (January, 8) » Read More

Kern County Residents in Phase 1a – Tier 2 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination - (January, 6) » Read More

Public Health Implements EMS System Surge Plan to Help During Pandemic - (December, 30) » Read More

Kern County COVID-19 Testing Gift Card Program Comes to a Close - (December, 11) » Read More

Public Health Announces Free COVID-19 Test Sites for Week of 11/30/20 - (November, 30) » Read More

State announces that for the fifth consecutive week, Kern County continues in the Red Tier (Tier 2) - (November, 10) » Read More

State announces that for the fourth consecutive week, Kern County continues in the Red Tier (Tier 2) - (November, 4) » Read More

State announces that for the third consecutive week, Kern County continues in the Red Tier (Tier 2) - (October, 27) » Read More

Kern County Moves to Red Tier (Tier 2) on State's COVID-19 Framework - (October, 13) » Read More

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Kern for 2020 - (October, 6) » Read More

Public Health Encourages Everyone to Get a Flu Shot - (September, 30) » Read More

More residents needed for COVID-19 testing to slow the spread and move into the next tier - (September, 23) » Read More

State experiencing technical issue causing lag in COVID case reporting - (August, 5) » Read More

State Releases Guidance on Youth Sports - (August, 4) » Read More

Report of Facility Information Amendment for the Tehachapi Sanitary Landfill - (July,30) » Read More

Ridgecrest Burn Dump #1 Remediation Project - (July,7) » Read More

Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes This Summer - (July,2) » Read More

Water Safety Tips - (June,9) » Read More

Public Health Cautions Residents of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Isabella - (June,6) » Read More

Ximi Vogue Recalls Children’s Neck Pillows Due to Violat Iion of the Federal Lead Paint Ban; Risk of Poisoning - (June,1) » Read More

Tips to Stay Safe During First Heat Wave of 2020 - (May,26) » Read More

Kern County Health Officer Rescinds Local Order - (May,2) » Read More

Fourth COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Kern County - (April,21) » Read More

Third COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Kern County - (April,9) » Read More

Gathering in Kern County Parks Discouraged During Easter Weekend to Reduce Exposure to COVID-19 - (April,7) » English | Español

Second COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Kern County - (April,3) » Read More

First COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Kern County - (March,27) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm 24th Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,25) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Eight New Cases of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,25) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Fifteenth Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,24) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Fourteenth Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,24) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Thirteenth Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,23) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Twelfth Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,23) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Fifth Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,22) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Fourth Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,21) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm Third Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident - (March,19) » Read More

Health Officials Confirm First Two Cases of COVID-19 in Kern County Residents - (March,19) » Read More

Non-Resident Tested Positive for COVID-19 While Visiting Kern County - (March, 17) » Read More

Water Disinfection Instructions English - (February 19) » Read More

Water Disinfection Instructions Spanish - (February, 19) » Read More

CDPH Cannabidiol FAX - (January, 17) » Read More

First Flu-Related Death of 2019-2020 Flu Season Reported in Kern County - (December, 20) » Read More

Kern County 2018 Child Death Review Team Annual Report - (December, 17) » Read More

Public Notice of Amendment to The Report of Facility Information (December, 16) Shafter-Wasco Recycling & Sanitary Landfill » Read More

Symposium Focusing on Overcoming PTSD - (October, 22) » Read More

Working Together to Create Safer Parks Press Conference- (October, 19) » Read More

2018 STD Statistics for Kern County (October, 9) » Read More

Third Kern County Hospitalization Associated With Vaping Confirmed (October, 3) » Read More

Measles Exposure in Kern County (August, 2) » Read More

Back To School Vaccination Clinic Information (July, 31) » Read More

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory (July, 28) » Read More

Kern County Public Health Provides Tips to Stay Safe
During Heat Wave
(July, 10) » Read More

Public Health Cautions Residents of Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Isabella (July, 10) » Read More

Measles Exposure in Kern County (June, 25) » Read More

Public Health Encourages Community to Report Unpermitted Food Vendors - Look for the Sticker (June, 25) » Read More

Employment Opportunity: Fitness Instructor (June 13) » Read More

Kroger Co. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Berry Products (June 12) » Read More

Take Precautions During Increased Mosquito Activity (June, 6) » Read More

Communitywide Hands-Only CPR Training (May, 2) » Read More

Public Notice of Approval (April, 1) Clean Harbors Buttonwillow, LLC Facility » Read More

Public Health Services Vision Statement (March, 4) Public Health Services Statement » Read More

Public Health Press Release (December, 20) Sting Operation at Massage Facilities Results » Read More

Public Health Press Release (November, 30) First Flu-Related Death of 2018-2019 Season » Read More

Food Safety Alert (November, 20) E. coli Outbreak » Read More

Public Health Press Release (October, 16) Shigella Exposure » Read More

Public Notice of Amendment to The Report of Facility Information (October, 15) Ridgecrest Recycling & Sanitary Landfill » Read More

Public Notice of Acceptance of the Registration Permit Application (October, 10) McFarland-Delano Recycling & Transfer Station » Read More

Public Health Offers Low-Cost & Free Flu Shot Opportunities (October, 1) Clinic Dates & Times » Read More

Public Notice of Amendment to The Report of Facility Information (September, 24) Tehachapi Sanitary Landfill » Read More

Public Notice of Amendment to The Report of Facility Information (July, 31) Tehachapi Sanitary Landfill » Read More