Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom and California legislators reached an agreement on an expanded relief package for state residents.
Three new vaccine State clinics in Arvin, Rosamond, and Wasco are now open on myturn.ca.gov.
Currently, residents who are healthcare workers, 65 years of age or older, education and childcare workers, emergency services workers, and food and agriculture workers are eligible to be vaccinated.
Californians can now track the status of school reopenings in their local districts and the entire state.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced Monday during a visit to Arvin that 11 new COVID-19 mobile vaccines sites will go live in the Central Valley this week, including one in Arvin.
Despite Latinos making up an overwhelming majority of Kern’s COVID-19 cases and deaths, less than a quarter of the vaccines administered in Kern have been given to Latinos, according to state data.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Black History Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Black leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.
The California Workforce Development Board has awarded a multimillion-dollar grant to support the development of a regional plan to diversify Kern County’s economy and workforce.
Although administering COOVID-19 vaccinations appears to be the main priority among health professionals, COVID-19 testing remains a priority in Kern County, Kern County Public Health officials say.