Since receiving their funding from Public Health Institute’s Together Towards Health Initiative, the United Against COVID-19 (UAC) Coalition has helped over 3,000 residents of Kern County’s hardest hit communities receive their COVID-19 vaccinations.
Last month, Arvin was reported to have the cleanest water in Arvin history.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced that Arvin is now in compliance with arsenic drinking water standards.
Following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authorization for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved Moderna and Pfizer’s booster shots for all adults who are fully vaccinated.
Kern County is one of 18 locations that Governor Gavin Newson has committed to bridging the digital divide.
Thomas Valles is a McFarland legend who was at the forefront of the 1987 championship team and now coaches the girls cross country team at McFarland high school and will be participating in the 50th annual New York City Marathon.
The Arvin City Council is down to four City Manager finalists.
The top candidates are Peter Cosentini from Huntington Beach, California, Jeff Jones, current Financial Director and Interim City Manager, Ricardo Noguera from Cape Coral, Florida, and Donovan Olsen from Ames, Iowa.
The state run OptumServe COVID-19 test site currently operating at the Arvin Public Health Building, 204 S.
CSUB announced it is offering a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic, with its partners of Kern Family Health Care and Kern Medical, every Wednesday through Nov.