Kings County, A healthy place to live, work, and play!

Our Mission is to promote and protect the health and well-being of Kings County residents through education, prevention, and intervention. 
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NEWS RELEASE!

Death Associated with E-Cigarettes in Kings County 

HANFORD - The Kings County Department of Public Health is confirming that an individual from Kings County has died from complications related to the use of e-cigarettes and is warning community members about the dangerous effects of using electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes.

 Press Release: Death Associated with E-Cigarettes in Kings County

 

Dangers of Vaping Cannabis or Cannabidiol (CBD) Oils

HANFORD - Dr. Milton Teske, Health Officer, with the Kings County Department of Public Health is issuing a warning regarding the dangers of vaping cannabis or CBD oils. Since June, seven cases of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) have been identified, requiring hospitalization and respiratory support among previously healthy adults. Some of these patients’ conditions were so severe they were admitted to the intensive care unit and required respiratory support through mechanical devices.

Press Release: Dangers of Vaping Cannabis or CBD Oils

How to talk to your kids about Vaping: American Lung Association

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Fight the Bite - Learn More About West Nile Virus Prevention

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Public Service Announcement- West Nile Virus detected in Kings County

 


Measles Update!

In the United States there is currently a multi-state Measles outbreak that is being monitored closely by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

While we have not had any confirmed cases in Kings County, we wanted to ensure residents and providers that our Communicable Disease team is staying vigilant with our monitoring and screening efforts to ensure the safety of our community. 

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