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Public Health announces 323 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

December 2, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Wednesday 323 new COVID-19 cases in Kern and two new COVID-19 deaths.

KHSD to temporarily stop in-person instruction, assessment services, athletics due to rise in COVID-19 cases

December 2, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District announced it will pause in-person instruction, in-person assessment services and athletics for all students and staff beginning Wednesday.

Kern Public Health to distribute gift cards this week at free COVID-19 testing sites

November 30, 2020 / By

Beginning Monday, any person who gets a COVID-19 test at one of the following testing sites below is eligible for a $25 VISA gift card:

Wasco Library – 1102 7th Street, Wasco, CARosamond Library – 3611 W Rosamond Blvd, Rosamond, CAArvin Public Health Building – 204 S Hill, Arvin, CALamont Library – 8304 Segrue Road, Lamont, CAKern Valley Hospital – 4308 Birch Street, Mountain Mesa, CAGood Samaritan Hospital – 901 Olive Drive, Bakersfield, CA

There are also Public Health Nursing mobile testing site, in partnership with the Kern County Latino Task Force, at the following locations:

 12/1/20 from 12pm to 4pm – Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 1015 Clinton Street, Delano, CA   12/2/20 from 12pm to 4pm – Bear Mountain Elementary School, 1501 Hood St.

Kern’s COVID-19 metrics exceed red tier; may revert back to purple tier as early as next week

November 10, 2020 / By

The state announced Tuesday Kern County continues in the Red Tier on the State’s COVID-19 framework for the fifth consecutive week.

Latest Election Results Roundup

November 4, 2020 / By

These results are from the Kern County Elections Office. They were updated at 2:18 a.m.

Arvin Mayoral Race

Newcomer Olivia Trujillo Continues to take the lead in the Arvin Mayoral race, as of 2:18 a.m.

Bakersfield students settle lawsuit over summer school cancellation and school funding

November 2, 2020 / By

Two students in the Bakersfield City School District have settled their lawsuit challenging the District’s cancellation of summer school in2019, according to a news release.

Kern’s Latino COVID-19 task force to host free testing sites this weekend

October 30, 2020 / By

The Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force, Kern County Public Health and Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are hosting free COVID-19 testing sites Friday through Sunday in neighborhoods.

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.


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.