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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.
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.
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
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.
The City of Bakersfield and Kern County have partnered to make grant funding available for local nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
The Dolores Huerta Foundation, in partnership with the Bakersfield Elementary Teacher Association, is holding a Bakersfield City School District Candidate Forum Wednesday.
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
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.
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.