Valley Fever Americas Foundation is gearing up to present a hefty check to Valley Fever Solutions for a new treatment. They will be presenting a $100,000 check for the development of a proposed treatment for severe cases of Valley Fever.
The event is scheduled to take place on Friday at 12:30 p.m. at the Bakersfield Museum of Art off R Street.
Meanwhile, Bakersfield College is gearing up to hold a Valley Fever symposium on Friday as well. It will inform students and the community all about the potentially deadly disease.
Doctors will be on hand to explain the symptoms of Valley Fever and describe certain precautions that should be taken. It's happening on Friday from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at BC's film room in the Fine Arts building.