Celeste Ramos

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Public Health says Kern could move up a tier in coming days

October 12, 2020 / By

Kern County is on track to move up to the less restrictive red tier as soon as Tuesday, Kern County Public Health said at Thursday’s press conference. 

Kern County Public Health released detailed COVID-19 death data; Hypertension, diabetes most common underlying medical condition

October 5, 2020 / By

The most common underlying medical condition found in Kern County COVID-19 deaths are hypertension and diabetes, according to the Kern County Public Health Department.

U.S. Surgeon General says Kern is ‘over the hump’ of the COVID-19 pandemic, anticipates a vaccine by end of year

September 16, 2020 / By

Kern County and the United States as a whole is beginning to see a decrease in COVID-19 cases and deaths, the U.S

Organization to offer series of business classes to immigrants in the Central Valley

September 15, 2020 / By

The Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (CVIIC) continues their venture in community outreach and education during COVID-19.

More than half of Mesa Verde detainees test positive for COVID-19

August 24, 2020 / By

In the Zepeda Rivas, et al. V. Jennings, et al. case, evidence showed that GeoGroup (GEO) did not intend or adhere to testing detainees and staff at the Mesa Verde ICE processing facility. 

Skilled nursing facilities continue to see spikes in COVID-19 cases, according to the state

August 10, 2020 / By

Nearly all of Kern’s skilled nursing facilities have reported COVID-19 cases among residents and health care workers, according to the California Department of Public Health.

Number of homeless youth expected to rise as pandemic continues

August 1, 2020 / By

The number of homeless students in Kern is expected to increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools.

Have face coverings in Kern become a thing of the past? Health experts say masks can help flatten the curve

July 8, 2020 / By

Delia Ramos works as a rehabilitation aide/tech in Fresno County. She works eight-hour shifts and wear personal protective equipment the entire time.

Students weigh in on elected official’s response to defund police

July 8, 2020 / By

The idea to defund the police has spread across the nation after the death of George Floyd, and many elected officials have weighed in on the idea. 

Bakersfield College professors discuss the transition to online learning, how they plan to help students

June 26, 2020 / By

As Bakersfield College continues with both online and in-person classes this Fall, students are wondering what to expect when attending college during a pandemic.