Celeste Ramos

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KHSD students continue to learn life-saving skills during distance learning

May 13, 2021 / By

High school health class is looking a little different, as California recently passed legislation requiring grades 9-12 to undergo CPR training.Thankfully,

‘Vaccines are preventing infections’: Vaccine administration decreases in Kern, health officials say

May 3, 2021 / By

Brynn Carrigan, Kern County Public Health director, announced last week that Kern County will not move into the yellow, a less restrictive tier, but will remain in the orange tier. 

UC, CSU system requires COVID-19 vaccine for students to return to campus

April 23, 2021 / By

The California State University and the University of California announced Thursday, upon FDA approval, the COVID-19 vaccination will be a requirement for all students, faculty, and staff who access the campus facilities 

This may occur as early as the Fall 2021 school year if one or more of the COVID-19 vaccinations receive FDA-approval.

CDC ranks California 44th in vaccinating residents

April 16, 2021 / By

Last month, a CDC report measured the county’s vaccine rollouts with regards to “social vulnerability.” It examined COVID-19 doses distributed from December 14, 2020 through March 1 and ranked California 44th in vaccinating residents in the most vulnerable communities. 

School districts across the Central Valley recognize Dolores Huerta Day

April 13, 2021 / By

The Bakersfield City School District is one of many school districts in the state to adopt a resolution to formally honor the life of Dolores Huerta. 

Kern Sol News breaks down COVID-19 vaccines

April 2, 2021 / By

As all three COVID-19 vaccines are available to more members of the public, it is important to understand how the new vaccine works against the COVID-19 virus to make an educated decision to take the vaccine.

Less than 10 percent of Kern residents are vaccinated against COVID-19, health officials say

March 24, 2021 / By

After nearly two months of vaccinating Kern residents, less than 10 percent of the Kern population is fully vaccinated, Kern County Public Health officials announced at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting

As of Monday, 8.2 percent of Kern’s population has become full vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Brynn Carrigan, the Kern County Public Health Director.

Kern County remains in purple tier, does not meet one metric of state’s blueprint for a safer economy

March 10, 2021 / By

Kern County remains in the purple tier — the most restrictive tier — as it doesn’t meet just one of the metrics set by the State’s blueprint for a safer economy, Kern public health officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

After audit finds education agencies didn’t meet ‘adequate’ youth suicide prevention policies, Salas introduces Bill that aims to prevent youth suicide

March 9, 2021 / By

A new legislation bill that targets the prevention of youth suicide has been proposed by Rudy Salas California State Assemblymember (D)- Bakersfield. 

Health officials say Kern will see an increase in vaccine allotments soon

February 24, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department announced during Tuesday’s Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting, 119,935 vaccines have been distributed to Kern County.