Safe Sleep

The Safe Sleep Coalition began in March 2017. The coalition meets the last Friday of each month (dark in December) at the First 5 kern Offices at 2724 L Street.



Working together to create a universal safe sleep message and provide education to prevent the number one preventable killer of infants in Kern County.


Community Partners

Kern Medical, Adventist Health Community

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

First 5 Kern

Public Health

Kern Health Systems

Golden Empire Television

Differential Response

Adolescent Family Life Program

Department of Health Services

Kern County Superior Courts


Elaine Anthony serves as the chair of this coalition. Feel free to contact Elaine at: or (661) 868-0356.