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Kern’s Latino COVID-19 taskforce to hold free COVID-19 testing this weekend

October 21, 2020 / By

 The Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force is holding three free COVID-19 testing sites this weekend in an attempt to increase Kern’s testing numbers and access for local residents.

NOT ALL IS LOST AFTER CENSUS COUNT STOPS, CIVIL RIGHTS ADVOCATES SAY

October 19, 2020 / By

Experts doubt the assertion by the Bureau that they’ve counted 99.9% of households, but courts have yet to decide whether the President can “take out” undocumented immigrants.

Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force to host free COVID-19 testing sites this week

October 13, 2020 / By

The Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force, Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Kern County Public Health are holding two free COVID-19 testing sites this week to help increase Kern County’s testing numbers.

Kern County Moves to Red Tier (Tier 2) on State’s COVID-19 Framework; schools can begin in-person instruction with restrictions

October 13, 2020 / By

The State announced today that Kern County has moved from the Purple Tier — the lowest tier — to the less restrictive Red Tier (Tier 2) on the State’s COVID-19 blueprint, effective immediately.

City, County forgivable loan program application deadline extended

October 2, 2020 / By

The City of Bakersfield and Kern County have partnered to make grant funding available for local nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kern Public Health encourages everyone to get a Flu Shot

September 30, 2020 / By

With flu season just around the corner, Kern County Public Health is planning for the potential effects of a “twindemic” of influenza and COVID-19 during the fall and winter months and urges everyone to get a flu shot.

BCSD Candidate Forum to occur Wednesday

September 28, 2020 / By

The Dolores Huerta Foundation, in partnership with the Bakersfield Elementary Teacher Association, is holding a Bakersfield City School District Candidate Forum Wednesday.

Bakersfield College opens week-long course to help with COVID-19 contact tracing

September 23, 2020 / By

Bakersfield College will open a week-long Public Health course on Infectious Disease Contact Tracing next week.

Local health officials push for more residents to receive COVID-19 testing to slow the spread of the virus, move into the next tier

September 23, 2020 / By

Kern County residents are needed for coronavirus testing to continue to help slow the spread of coronavirus, as well as help the county move out of the state’s most restrictive purple tier, the Kern County Public Health Department said Wednesday in a press release.

Housing equity group to hold eviction workshop for those facing financial hardships during pandemic

September 21, 2020 / By

The Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability is holding a “Know Your Rights” workshop this week that will cover eviction protections for non-payment of rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.