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Kern County’s health ranking poor, but some making an effort to improve
Bakersfield Californian

A recent report ranking Kern among the worst counties in the state in terms of health should serve as a wake-up call to residents, local health officials said.

“What that study says is we can’t ignore this, it’s not going to go away on its own,” county Public Health Officer Dr. Claudia Jonah said.