Valley Fever Institute

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Discussing ways to reduce your risk for Valley Fever during dusty conditions with Dr. Johnson
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/protecting-yourself-from-valley-fever
Oct 30, 2019

New legislation addressing Valley Fever prevention in the workplace.
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/new-law-will-require-construction-companies-to-provide-valley-fever/article_fedd4266-ec57-11e9-8a32-132e82e4e0d7.html
Oct 13, 2019

Valley Fever and Natural Disasters.
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/reported-dust-cloud-after-ridgecrest-quakes-raises-valley-fever-concerns/article_b704a21a-d0bc-11e9-aadb-6740a2036636.html
Sept 6, 2019

17 Newsmaker: Valley Fever
https://www.kget.com/sunrise-interviews/17-newsmaker-valley-fever/
Aug 27, 2019

2019 Valley Fever Walk in the news
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/annual-valley-fever-walk-aims-to-raise-money-for-a-cure
Aug 10, 2019

Valley Fever Walk Photo Gallery
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/photo-gallery-scenes-from-the-eighth-annual-valley-fever-walk/collection_cdc8e9a0-bbba-11e9-8f57-cf4e6b017c09.html
Aug 10, 2019

8th Annual Valley Fever Walk
https://www.kget.com/sunrise-interviews/8th-annual-valley-fever-walk/
Aug 7, 2019

Public health launching cutting-edge research project on valley fever
https://www.turnto23.com/public-health-launching-cutting-edge-research-project-on-valley-fever
Aug 01, 2019

Health Department to search for airborne valley fever DNA in cutting-edge study
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/health-department-to-search-for-airborne-valley-fever-dna-in/article_a730da4c-ae67-11e9-a2fd-3bb9f434d5cf.html
Jul 24,2019

Valley Fever Institute celebrates additional $2 million in funding with Assemblyman Salas
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/valley-fever-institute-celebrates-additional-million-in-funding-with-assemblyman/article_a9227772-ad84-11e9-86eb-73e21d83cea2.html
Jul 23, 2019

Valley Fever Institute secures $2 million
https://www.kget.com/news/valley-fever-institute-secures-2-million/
Jul 23, 2019

Valley Fever Institute secures $2 million in new funding
https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/valley-fever-institute-secures-2-million-in-new-funding
Jul 23, 2019

Farm workers struggle for valley fever treatment
https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/farm-workers-struggle-for-valley-fever-treatment
Jul 2, 2019

Not sure when to ask for a valley fever test? It may not be accurate anyway.
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/not-sure-when-to-ask-for-a-valley-fever-test/article_b7f05372-70ef-11e9-b458-d389bbb21c43.html
May 8, 2019

Health organizations to host support groups for Valley Fever patients, family
https://www.turnto23.com/lifestyle/health-week/health-organizations-to-host-support-groups-for-valley-fever-patients-family
May 07, 2019

Valley fever cases in Kern last year were highest since 1992.
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/valley-fever-cases-in-kern-last-year-were-highest-since/article_b6b31bde-66b3-11e9-94b6-936449f47ff9.html
Apr 24, 2019

Health officials: 2,937 valley fever cases in 2018, 7% increase from 2017
https://www.kget.com/news/health-officials-2937-valley-fever-cases-in-2018-7-increase-from-2017/
Apr 24, 2019

Public Health: Highest number of Valley Fever cases in Kern County since 1992

https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/public-health-highest-number-of-valley-fever-cases-in-kern-county-since-1992
Apr 24, 2019

Valley Fever cases hit new high
https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/valley-fever-cases-hit-new-high
Apr 24, 2019

Nearly 3,000 more people diagnosed with Valley Fever in 2018
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/nearly-3-000-more-people-diagnosed-with-valley-fever-in-2018
Apr 24, 2019

Valley Fever Symposium held to educate clinicians
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/valley-fever-symposium-held-to-educate-clinicians
Apr 10, 2019

Health officials warn of heightened valley fever risks
https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/health-officials-warn-of-heighten-valley-fever-risks-on-high-wind-days
Apr 10, 2019

Valley Fever experts urge people to stay inside during dusty winds
https://www.kget.com/news/valley-fever-experts-urge-people-to-stay-inside-during-dusty-winds/
Apr 9, 2019

The Kern Medical Valley Fever Institute will host a Valley Fever Symposium on Wednesday, April 10.
https://www.kget.com/news/valley-fever-symposium-for-local/
Apr 8, 2019

Congressman Kevin McCarthy holds valley fever roundtable
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/congressman-kevin-mccarthy-holds-valley-fever-roundtable/article_3ff6fe68-4064-11e9-aab7-0b2dba2c3f03.html
Mar 6, 2019

Rep. McCarthy shines Washington's light on valley fever
https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/rep-mccarthy-shines-washingtons-light-on-valley-fever
Mar 6, 2019

Among the hidden victims of valley fever: domesticated dogs
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/among-the-hidden-victims-of-valley-fever-domesticated-dogs/article_8ba1f44e-2660-11e9-869a-e3fc8c18df2c.html
Feb 2, 2019

Kern Medical and Duke University launch valley fever research study
https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/kern-medical-and-duke-university-launch-valley-fever-research-study
Jan 28, 2109

Valley Fever study needs participants
https://www.kget.com/news/valley-fever-study-needs-participants/
Jan 28, 2019

New medical study for Valley Fever in Kern County
https://www.turnto23.com/homepage-showcase/new-medical-study-for-valley-fever-in-kern-county
Jan 28, 2019

Valley Fever Institute receives hefty donation
https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/valley-fever-institute-receives-hefty-donation
Nov 14, 2018

Kern Health Systems donates $100,000 to Kern Medical to help fight valley fever
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/kern-health-systems-donates-100-000-to-kern-medical-to-help-fight-valley-fever
Nov 15, 2018

Valley Fever Institute receives $100,000 donation
https://www.kget.com/news/valley-fever-institute-receives-100000-donation/
Nov 14, 2018

Foothill High School students hear from the valley fever experts.
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/foothill-high-school-students-hear-from-the-valley-fever-experts/article_e754acd8-d0d3-11e8-9df4-7b434c04b825.html
Oct 15, 2018

Biology teacher establishes partnership with valley fever institute
https://www.kget.com/news/biology-teacher-establishes-partnership-with-valley-fever-institute/
Oct 15, 2018

Foothill High students learn about Valley Fever
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/foothill-high-students-learn-about-valley-fever
Oct 15, 2018

Valley fever medication poses added risk for pregnant women
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/valley-fever-medication-poses-added-risk-for-pregnant-women/article_1c06b2be-ce45-11e8-a1ea-939cd283b362.html
Oct 14, 2018

Climate change could make this year the worst yet for valley fever
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/climate-change-could-make-this-year-the-worst-yet-for/article_5f4456d8-c37a-11e8-9d0c-1fe062ed3afa.html
Sep 30, 2018

Valley fever bill aims to educate doctors on disease
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/valley-fever-bill-aims-to-educate-doctors-on-disease
Sep 06, 2018

Governor signs bills focused on valley fever
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/governor-signs-bills-focused-on-valley-fever/article_ed9c2212-ab06-11e8-9c4e-07f2650ecd8b.html
Aug 28, 2018

Two valley fever bills signed by Governor Brown aim to help reporting of cases
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/two-valley-fever-bills-signed-by-governor-brown-aim-to-help-reporting-of-cases
Aug 28, 2018

When life hands you lemons…
https://www.kget.com/news/when-life-hands-you-lemons/
Aug 15, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY: Valley Fever Walk Saturday Morning At The Kern County Museum
https://www.bakersfield.com/multimedia/photo-gallery-valley-fever-walk-saturday-morning-at-the-kern/collection_9a13e066-9db5-11e8-95de-bb9220dcf2a6.html
Aug 11, 2018

Kern Medical unveils new Valley Fever Institute
https://www.kget.com/news/kern-medical-unveils-new-valley-fever-institute/
Aug 10, 2018

Kern County In Depth: Lawmakers discuss gas tax, homelessness, Valley fever research
https://www.kget.com/kern-county-in-depth/kern-county-in-depth-lawmakers-discuss-gas-tax-homelessness-valley-fever-research/
Aug 8, 2018

Kern Medical to unveil future home of Valley Fever Institute on Friday
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/kern-medical-to-unveil-future-home-of-valley-fever-institute-on-friday
Aug 08, 2018

Community Voices: Valley Fever fight starts with awareness and ends with a cure
https://www.bakersfield.com/opinion/community-voices-valley-fever-fight-starts-with-awareness-and-ends/article_c6a3141e-9755-11e8-9f28-7b972c842640.html
Aug 5, 2018

McCarthy's $95 million valley fever bill would boost research, drug development
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/mccarthy-s-million-valley-fever-bill-would-boost-research-drug/article_2948f9f0-969b-11e8-9d72-f31f0294a174.html
Aug 2, 2018

Valley fever forum aims to raise awareness within Latino community
https://www.kget.com/news/valley-fever-forum-aims-to-raise-awareness-within-latino-community/
Aug 2, 2018

Governor approves $3M for valley fever research in Kern County
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/governor-approves-m-for-valley-fever-research-in-kern-county/article_2f1aa7a8-7a43-11e8-821e-670a0e871759.html
Jun 27, 2018

$3 million for valley fever research signed into law
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/-3-million-for-valley-fever-research-signed-into-law
Jun 27, 2018

2018-19 state budget includes $8 million to combat Valley Fever
https://www.kget.com/news/2018-19-state-budget-includes-8-million-to-combat-valley-fever/
Jun 14, 2018

County's Valley Fever Institute could get $3M for research
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/county-s-valley-fever-institute-could-get-m-for-research/article_9f4c06ae-6c40-11e8-abd0-2b025923bb63.html
Jun 9, 2018

New Valley Fever bills move forward
https://www.kget.com/news/new-valley-fever-bills-move-forward/
Apr 19, 2018

Assembly unanimously passes two bills to combat valley fever
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/health/assembly-unanimously-passes-two-bills-to-combat-valley-fever/article_ae9e9d62-4425-11e8-b4aa-7bff44b8d860.html
Apr 19, 2018

Local cases of valley fever are on the rise
https://www.kget.com/news/local-cases-of-valley-fever-are-on-the-rise/
Apr 10, 2018

Valley fever killed nine, infected more than 2,900 in Kern County in 2017
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/valley-fever-killed-nine-infected-more-than-in-kern-county/article_aba26d28-3c14-11e8-8d61-eb14cfcc27a6.html
Apr 9, 2018

Assemblymen ask state for $7 million in fight against valley fever to fuel research, spread awareness
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/health/assemblymen-ask-state-for-million-in-fight-against-valley-fever/article_df02e968-26e8-11e8-8a1e-c3f4db8952a5.html
Mar 13, 2018

McCarthy voices support for wider access to Valley Fever detection method
https://www.kget.com/news/mccarthy-voices-support-for-wider-access-to-valley-fever-detection-method/
May 4, 2018

Bakersfield legislators ask state for $3 million in fight against valley fever
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/health/bakersfield-legislators-ask-state-for-million-in-fight-against-valley/article_55945aa0-0df6-11e8-ba0c-d36221d1b84c.html
Feb 9, 2018

Kern Medical hosts Valley Fever forum
https://www.kget.com/news/kern-medical-hosts-valley-fever-forum/
Feb 9, 2018

Kern County In Depth: Combating Valley fever
https://www.kget.com/kern-county-in-depth/kern-county-in-depth-combating-valley-fever/
Feb 5, 2018

Community Voices: State-federal synergy to eradicate valley fever
https://www.bakersfield.com/opinion/community-voices/community-voices-state-federal-synergy-to-eradicate-valley-fever/article_5dfd818e-0249-11e8-bba9-df1350f0be53.html
Feb 4, 2018

When it comes to valley fever, awareness is still foreign among newcomers
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/when-it-comes-to-valley-fever-awareness-is-still-foreign/article_b3bde03c-02f3-11e8-8e40-ff475cb490b2.html
Jan 26, 2018

Unprecedented six bills introduced within days of each other to address valley fever
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/unprecedented-six-bills-introduced-within-days-of-each-other-to/article_fe783238-fb2f-11e7-a3ce-03cfff6cb9ff.html
Jan 16, 2018

Military’s early valley fever research still benefiting public health today
https://www.bakersfield.com/news/military-s-early-valley-fever-research-still-benefiting-public-health/article_8f7813d2-d472-11e7-b2a8-ebf871e24930.html
Dec 9, 2017

Sheriff Youngblood shares personal valley fever experience
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/sheriff-youngblood-shares-personal-valley-fever-experience
Nov 7, 2017

Public Health Now Offers Valley Fever Skin Test
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/public-health-now-offers-valley-fever-skin-test
Aug 28, 2017

https://khn.org/news/california-valley-fever-cases-highest-on-record/
Jul 24, 2017

Federal funding fuels new valley fever research
https://www.bakersfield.com/special/just-one-breath/federal-funding-fuels-new-valley-fever-research/article_4b6cf652-2174-5c54-95cc-f40df56c4609.html
Dec 10, 2016

https://bakersfieldnow.com/news/health/valley-fever-trials
Oct 13, 2016

Kern Medical to partner with NIH and CDC to study Valley Fever
https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/kern-medical-to-partner-with-nih-and-cdc-to-study-valley-fever
Oct 11, 2016

https://health.usnews.com/health-care/articles/2016-07-28/is-it-flu-or-is-it-valley-fever
Jul 28, 2016

https://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/11/12/the-mysterious-rise-of-valley-fever
Nov 12, 2015

https://www.bakersfield.com/opinion/we-re-working-to-find-a-cure-for-valley-fever/article_9ee2e059-e63f-58fa-9d0b-a46fe2e91367.html
Oct 26, 2015

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2013/05/06/valley-fever/2138131/
May 6, 2015

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/08/the-mysterious-fungus-infecting-the-american-southwest/375191/
Aug 8, 2014

https://www.centerforhealthjournalism.org/2014/06/17/just-one-breath-cdc-matches-genes-make-valley-fever-history
Jun 17, 2014

http://discovermagazine.com/2014/may/1-valley-fever-the-hidden-epidemic
Apr 1, 2014

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/01/20/death-dust
Jan 20, 2014

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/health-and-medicine/article39459369.html
Oct 26, 2013

https://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2013/10/just-one-breath-how-voices-of-valley-fever-were-heard-coast-to-coast/
Oct 22, 2013

https://www.centerforhealthjournalism.org/valleyfever/just-one-breath-federal-local-officials-hopeful-new-era-valley-fever
Sep 25, 2013

https://www.bakersfield.com/news/just-one-breath-valley-fever-movement-could-learn-from-health/article_b8df2b15-59c6-5e57-908a-7230fc597b79.html
Sep 20, 2013

https://www.yahoo.com/news/valley-fever-hospitalizations-increase-calif-160038799.html?ref=gs
Sep 11, 2013

https://www.bakersfield.com/news/congressional-task-force-to-aid-valley-fever-fight/article_e51ebfe8-0d2e-5dea-aa7d-5b147ce66385.html
Jul 24, 2013

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23166839
Jul 16, 2013

https://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/05/health/a-disease-without-a-cure-spreads-quietly-in-the-west.html?_r=0
Jul 5, 2013

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/valley-fever-10-things-cdc-says-you-should-know
Jun 26, 2013

https://www.kvpr.org/post/more-people-dying-valley-fever-especially-those-chronic-disease
Oct 17, 2012

https://www.bakersfield.com/news/just-one-breath-valley-fever-forces-police-captain-to-give/article_a9c17366-87d6-55a4-bbe1-7c5c161a5eb8.html
Sep 22, 2012

Fiebre Del Valle Instituto de la Fiebre del Valle asegura $2 millones
https://www.kget.com/telemundo/noticias/instituto-de-la-fiebre-del-valle-asegura-2-millones/
Jul 23, 2019

Aumentan casos de la Fiebre del Valle
https://www.elpopularnews.com/news/noticia_local/aumentan-casos-de-la-fiebre-del-valle/article_663faa36-679f-11e9-8284-ab3d6c5752d1.html
Apr 25, 2019

Ley sobre la Fiebre del Valle avanza al senado
https://www.elpopularnews.com/news/estado/ley-sobre-la-fiebre-del-valle-avanza-al-senado/article_45abf308-9409-11e7-af78-dfb8ef2a3bf1.html
Sep 8, 2017

Salubridad ofrece prueba de piel para la Fiebre del Valle
https://www.elpopularnews.com/news/noticia_local/salubridad-ofrece-prueba-de-piel-para-la-fiebre-del-valle/article_8ef241f8-8e8b-11e7-ad95-33421d1ad17c.html
Aug 31, 2017

El asambleísta Salas y el Instituto de la Fiebre del Valle anuncian nueva financiación
https://www.elpopularnews.com/news/noticia_local/el-asamble-sta-salas-y-el-instituto-de-la-fiebre/article_abddac10-af33-11e9-9869-cb9e87110f12.html
Jul 27, 2019

Donny Youngblood patrocina en anuncios en contra la Fiebre del Valle
https://www.elpopularnews.com/news/noticia_local/donny-youngblood-patrocina-en-anuncios-en-contra-la-fiebre-del/article_d937538c-c597-11e7-a81e-8b4010d92d84.html
Nov 10, 2017

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