BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - For anyone with stagnant water around their home -- a deadly virus that thrives there has just been detected in Kern County.
Taft Mosquito and Vector Control has confirmed their first case of West Nile Virus.
Experts said they found an infected mosquito in traps set on Garrard Street.
As always, residents are urged to protect themselves by limiting their outdoor activities after dark.
Also check for standing water around homes, such as flower pots, neglected pools and when using mosquito spray, make sure it contains DEET.
KCSO: remains found in Erskine Fire
Kern County Sheriff officials said they have found possible human remains in the 4100 block of Fiddleneck Street in South Lake…
Erskine Fire estimated cost to be $3 million
Officials with the Sequoia National Forest, Kern River Ranger District have released updated information on the Erskine Fire.
Red Cross works with community for donations
The American Red Cross of Kern County has identified several opportunities for the community to donate to residents affected by the ongoing…
Erskine Fire press conference at 10 a.m.
Fire officials will be holding a press conference at 10 a.m. at Kernville Elementary School to give an update on the fire.