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26SepKings County Youth Council Meeting
27SepLactation Educator Counselor Training
27SepBoard of Supervisors meeting
Health Leaders Invite Innovation to Improve California’s Health
Health leaders are challenging communities statewide to find creative, innovative ways to improve the health of all Californians.
Measure K FAQs - Click Here For More Information
Measure K is a proposal for a local ¼ cent transactions and use tax for public safety purposes. A local transactions and use tax is a type of sales tax collected on consumer purchases. Measure K is anticipated to generate $4,000,000 annually, or approximately $26 per Kings County resident. The revenues would be shared by Kings County and the four incorporated cities in the county based upon population, and could be used only to fund police, Sheriff, and fire operations.
CDPH Urges Health Care Providers to Adopt New National Tuberculosis Screening Recommendations
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today urged health care providers to adopt new recommendations recently announced by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calling for adults 18 years of age or older who are at increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) to be screened for the disease.