As the vaccinated population in Kern County increases, the United Against COVID-19 (UAC) Coalition continues to provide communities with additional access to the COVID-19 vaccine by hosting free vaccination clinics.
Following Governor Newsom’s October 1 announcement that the COVID-19 vaccine would be a requirement for all private and public schoolchildren, hundreds of Kern County parents kept their children from attending school to express their disproval of the mandates.
Community Action Partnership of Kern and Kern County Public Health will be holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics around Kern County over the next two weeks.
Although there have previously been long waiting lists for Head Start programs in Kern, space is now available as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Article written by Alfonso J Sierra, Assosciate Editor at El Popular. Original story in Spanish translation can be found on El Popular’s website.
A coalition of community organizations and residents held a press conference Tuesday calling on the Kern County Board of Supervisors to implement strategies to ensure residents can benefit from the Rental and Utilities Program (RUP) in an expeditious and equitable manner.
Kern County is holding a redistricting hearing Tuesday, and the Board of Supervisors will discuss the proposed maps that outline new district lines.
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.