The Community Health Initiative of Kern County is a program of Dignity Health with the goal of providing access to health care for all Kern County residents. We believe a healthy today leads to a healthier tomorrow.

CHI Staff is here to help!

Receive enrollment assistance by a Covered California Certified Enrollment Counselor.

Partners from our OERUC committee received the Crystal Camelia Beautiful Bakersfield Award in the Health category for My Path to Good Health, a customizable booklet to help better understand new health coverage and prevent care.

2015 Beautiful Bakersfield Award Recipient

Call us today to get your copy!

Stay healthy and strong all year with these FREE community classes! For questions, contact the Community Wellness Program at 661.861.0852.

Fitness Classes

Sponsored by the Department of Special Needs and Community Outreach.

Make the most of your health coverage. If you need help with finding a primary care physician, booking your first appointment to the doctor, explaining covered services or answer any questions you may have about your health coverage.

Need post-enrollment support?

We can answer your questions over the phone or in person.

In the US, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death, and the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 24. The Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

We can all help prevent suicide.

Assemblyman Salas recognized the Advocacy Community Committee and our program for the work done under the “Nuestra Salud, Nuestro Pueblo, Nuestra Lucha” project, and the education and advocacy efforts in the fight against Valley Fever.

“Nuestra Salud, Nuestro Pueblo, Nuestra Lucha”

Contact us if you want to be a volunteer or member of the Advocacy Community Committee.

The Community Health Initiative of Kern County is a program of Dignity Health with the goal of providing access to health care for all Kern County residents. We believe a healthy today leads to a healthier tomorrow.

Call us today! 661.632.5018

HOW IT WORKS

YOU CAN QUALIFY

There’s no risk to find out what your options are!

Use the calculator below to get an estimated cost to be covered then call us so we can explain the details. You can reach us at 661-632-5018

Your information will be kept confidential.

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