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California Department of Public Health confirms 31 COVID-19 related deaths

May 26, 2020 / By
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The California Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday two more deaths in Kern County, totaling to 31 COVID-19 related deaths.

Latest Census data shows impacts of pandemic on American households

May 22, 2020 / By

Results from the U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey, released this week, show the effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on households across the nation.

Health officials confirm 2 more COVID-19 related deaths, totaling to 27

May 22, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Friday morning two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 27 deaths in Kern County.

74-year-old detainee dies at Mesa Verde

May 19, 2020 / By

Choung Won Ahn, who had been held at the Mesa Verde Detention Facility in Bakersfield since Feb.

UFW Foundation to help undocumented immigrants apply for Disaster Relief Assistance during pandemic

May 18, 2020 / By
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As part of the California’s Immigrant Assistance Program, the UFW Foundation on Monday began helping provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New COVID-19 testing site opens in Arvin

May 15, 2020 / By

Kern County launched a new testing site today in Arvin.

This site comes after Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state focused on underserved communities, according to a news release by the County.

Health officials confirm 3 new COVID-19 related deaths, totaling to 24

May 15, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed three more COVID-19 related deaths Friday, totaling to 24 deaths.

Local organizations to raise awareness of 2020 Census with Census Caravan

May 14, 2020 / By

Local organizations and community leaders are going to raise awareness of the 2020 Census with a Census Caravan Saturday.

United Way Kern County receives $1.3 million, begins relief fund to help vulnerable populations during pandemic

May 13, 2020 / By

United Way of Kern County has received a $1.3 million gift from an anonymous donor, and those funds will assist non-profit organizations doing relief work to help vulnerable residents who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

P-EBT offers additional services to families for groceries during pandemic

May 12, 2020 / By

Throughout the month of May, families directly certified for school meals through CalFresh, CalWORKS, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits, should receive a new EBT card in the mail, according to a news release by the Department of Human Services.