State Sen. Michael Rubio, D-Shafter, will host a town hall meeting on battling valley fever from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Kern County Public Health Services Department building at 1800 Mount Vernon Ave. in Bakersfield.

For those who can't attend, The Californian will provide live streaming video of it at bakersfieldcalifornian.com. The full video of the forum will also be available on The Californian's YouTube channel: youtube.com/bakotube.