Skip to main content.
Menu

Fresno County

Picture of Rebecca  Adams
In California, Medicaid coverage among undocumented immigrants dropped, even as the broader Medicaid population grew. Experts say hostile political rhetoric is driving the dip.
Picture of Mackenzie Mays
The neighborhood a child grows up in may be the biggest contributor to teen pregnancy rates. And one way to reduce the number of teen pregnancies is to provide structure, like after-school activities, to teens in needy neighborhoods.
Picture of Laura Ungar

From telemedicine to transportation assistance to culturally appropriate care, panelists at the 2016 California Fellowship discuss strategies new and old for getting care to the state’s underserved communities.

Picture of Jacob Anderson-Minshall

San Francisco’s success with early treatment and access to preventive drugs seems to have made a dramatic impact. That raises the question: Can efforts that work among white gay men also work for Fresno’s undocumented immigrants or injection drug users?

Picture of Diana Aguilera

Fresno County, home to nearly a million people, has some of the highest STD rates in California. The problem is urgent, but it's not an easy story to report. KVPR's Diana Aguilera tells how she was able to gain access to the communities most impacted by STD outbreaks.

Picture of Diana Aguilera

Fresno County has some of the highest rates of STDs in the state. Public health officials say more needs to be done to reach all segments of the community.

Picture of Diana Aguilera

Fresno County continues to be plagued with high teen pregnancy rates and even higher STD rates in some cases among the worst in the state. With that in mind local health leaders are urging one Valley school district to bring back sex education to the classrooms.

Picture of Diana Aguilera

In recent years, Fresno County has seen an alarming number of new HIV and AIDS cases. Among the concerns: More young people are becoming infected, programs that had been helping patients for decades have had their budgets slashed, and many people aren't receiving treatment.

Picture of Ezra David  Romero

How are rivers and health linked in California's Central Valley? Ezra Romero paddles down the San Joaquin River in Fresno to discuss public access to a natural resource in a city that ranks last in the nation for access to parks and has some of the worst health disparities in the state.

Picture of The Reporting on Health Collaborative

California prisoner Louis Baca and his family tried everything they could think of to keep the convicted murderer out of Pleasant Valley State Prison. Their big fear? Valley fever.

Pages

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Member Activities

Roch Vachon commented on a post

Join the conversation.

Anna Romano has shared a blog post

Read it.

Jill Replogle has shared a fellowship project

Read it.

Judith Mernit joined the community

Connect with Judith Mernit

Jennifer Takhar joined the community

Connect with Jennifer Takhar
More Member Activities