Elizabeth Sanchez

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

Posts by Elizabeth Sanchez:

Kern County Public Health to launch COVID-19 canvassing efforts in most impacted areas of Kern

November 11, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department is preparing to kick off a new COVID-19 canvassing effort in Kern’s most impacted areas, Public Health officials announced Tuesday at the Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Kern County voters turn in mail-in ballots at higher rates than previous elections, officials say

October 30, 2020 / By and

With Election Day just days away, the Kern County Elections office continues to receive ballots at higher rates than precious years, officials say.

Kern’s COVID-19 death, case rate decrease from summer months

October 27, 2020 / By

Although COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in Kern County, data shows they have decreased recently, according to the Kern County Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard.

2020 Census deadline pushed back to Oct. 31

October 6, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau will continue to enumerate people through Oct. 31, the original deadline date in response to the pandemic.

With just one week left till the deadline, Kern’s self-response rate for 2020 Census is lower than 2010 rate

September 22, 2020 / By

With just eight days left till the 2020 Census deadline, Kern’s self-response rate is lower than than it’s 2010 response rate, according to the U.S.

Arvin community unveils Census mural as last push to encourage residents to get counted

September 22, 2020 / By

Arvin community members came together Tuesday morning to make a last-minute push, encouraging the community to respond to the 2020 Census, with the unveiling of a Census-themed mural in Arvin. 

Health officials announce 63 new COVID-19 cases in Kern

September 21, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department announced Monday 63 new COVID-19 cases in Kern County, bringing the total to 31,572.

DATOS MUESTRAN QUE EL COVID-19 GOLPEA MÁS FUERTE A LAS COMUNIDADES RURALES Y LATINAS DE KERN

September 4, 2020 / By
Tags: , , , , , , ,

Aunque ningún código postal o ciudad es inmune a contraer el virus el COVID-19, las comunidades rurales en el condado de Kern que son predominantemente hispanas o latinas son las más afectadas, según datos de salud pública.

COVID-19 hits Kern’s rural, Latino communities the hardest, data shows

September 2, 2020 / By
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Although no zip code or city is immune from contracting the COVID-19 virus, rural communities in Kern County that are predominantly Hispanic or Latino are being hit the hardest, according to public health data.

Kern County falls in the ‘worst’ Tier of Governor Newsom’s new COVID-19 guidelines

August 31, 2020 / By

Kern County falls in the lowest Tier of Governor Gavin Newsom’s new guidelines for counties to reopen their economies, local health officials said at Monday’s press conference.