Elizabeth Sanchez

Elizabeth Sanchez Elizabeth Sanchez is the program associate for South Kern Sol. She can be reached at elizabeth@southkernsol.org.

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Kern County moves into the Orange Tier, effective Wednesday

April 13, 2021 / By

Kern County has met State metrics to move into the Orange Tier, a less restrictive tier, of the State’s blueprint for a safer economy, effective Wednesday, Kern Public Health Officials announced Tuesday.

California to fully reopen mid-June if vaccine supply continues to increase, Governor Newsom says

April 6, 2021 / By

California will be able to fully reopen June 15 if the State continues to see an increase in COVID-19 vaccine supplies, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday at a San Francisco vaccine clinic.

American Rescue Plan to lift more than half a million children in the state out of poverty, state officials say

March 30, 2021 / By

The American Rescue Plan is estimated to lift more than half a million children across the state out of poverty, state officials said Tuesday at a press conference.

Kern County to launch mobile units this weekend to vaccinate agricultural workers

March 9, 2021 / By

Kern County has partnered with a number of organizations to deploy two mobile units to vaccinate agricultural workers, County officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

Governor Newsom promises more vaccines for vulnerable populations in Kern

February 22, 2021 / By

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.

COVID-19 vaccine distribution falls behind for Latino population in Kern

February 22, 2021 / By

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

February 12, 2021 / By

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

February 9, 2021 / By

The Kern County Board of Supervisors stressed vaccinating those 65 and older before moving on to other groups in California’s vaccination plan.

COVID-19 testing remains a priority in Kern, health officials say

February 2, 2021 / By

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

January 26, 2021 / By

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.