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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.

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.