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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.
‘Capture their hearts and emotions’: Local leader promotes inclusion, belonging of all people in community
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.
County officials stress vaccinating those 65+ before moving forward with other groups, blaming vaccine shortage on State
The Kern County Board of Supervisors stressed vaccinating those 65 and older before moving on to other groups in California’s vaccination plan.
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.
Kern Public Health reveals plan for COVID-19 mass vaccination site as it prepare to open to public Wednesday
Kern County Public Health department is experiencing an increase in demand in work as it rolls out its mass vaccination clinic this week, Public Health officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting.
COVID-19 Update: Kern’s COVID-19 mass vaccination site to open to public Wednesday; State lifts regional stay-at-home order
Following last week’s soft opening, the COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Kern County Fairgrounds will open to the public Wednesday and will be an appointment-only walk-up vaccination site.
A mass vaccination site in Kern County is set to open Wednesday, Kern County Public Health Department officials said.
Pandemic puts strain on local EMS system as it experiences ‘sharp’ increase in 911 calls, resulting in longer off-load times, shortage of ambulances
As Kern’s hospitals get closer to reaching max capacity, local emergency medical services are forced to become the temporary emergency departments for many patients seeking ambulances during this COVID-19 surge.
In just two months, Kern County went from having less than 5,000 active cases of COVID-19 to having more than 50,000 cases during the holiday season.