Locals put on their running shoes and joined the Valley Fever Americas Foundation walk at the Kern County Museum this morning.
The money raised from the walk will help with vaccination research and raising awareness about the disease.
It is reported that people living in Kern County have a one to three percent chance of getting valley fever. Researchers are currently working on a trial drug.
More than 1,700 people were diagnosed with Valley Fever in Kern County. Many continue fighting against the disease.
Early bird shoppers skip turkey for the sales
Early Black Friday deals are here and shoppers have waited weeks for Thanksgiving Day, as retail stores roll out those specials.
Shoppers prepare for early Black Friday deals
Hundreds of shoppers gathered outside of Best Buy in Bakersfield, waiting for all those early Black Friday deals.
Love For Thanksgiving feeds over 64,000 people
Love for Thanksgiving is the largest single feeding event in Kern County, and many would say it is one of the largest in the country.
Mission expected to feed nearly 500 people today
Volunteers with the Mission at Kern County are prepping to feed nearly 500 people this Thanksgiving.