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Public Health officials confirm 903 new cases of COVID-19

August 9, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Monday 903 new cases of COVID-19 — the highest number of confirmed cases in Kern over a span of three days since the state lifted COVID-19 restrictions in mid-June.

Kern Public Health holds back to school vaccination clinic at Fairgrounds

August 9, 2021 / By

Kern County Public Health Services is offering convenient, low-cost back to school vaccinations beginning Monday at the Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 P Street in Bakersfield.

California implements requirement that healthcare workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

August 6, 2021 / By

In response to increasing COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU patients due to the highly contagious Delta variant, and to further protect vulnerable Californians and health care workers, the California Department of Public Health announced Thursday healthcare workers are now required to be fully vaccinated.

Lynx to hold Back-to-School Drive Saturday

August 5, 2021 / By

Local nonprofit Lynx is hosting its Back to School Drive Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

OPINION: It’s time Kern County residents take action to prevent another COVID-19 surge

August 4, 2021 / By

The spread of COVID-19 in Kern County is increasing and will likely spread “exponentially,” according to the California Department of Public Health, if we don’t act now.

Health officials confirm nearly 600 new cases of COVID-19

August 2, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Monday nearly 600 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern over the past three days.

East High holds fundraiser for Theatre program with live performance

July 20, 2021 / By

East Bakersfield High School’s Theatre Department invites the community to enjoy a little summer fun as they present the musical production of Little Shop of Horrors! 

Health officials report first COVID-19 Delta variant case in Kern County

July 7, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Wednesday 162 new COVID-19 cases in Kern County over the last five days, bringing the total of cases to 111,273.

Kern County Library and CAPK Story Tours Bookmobile program to celebrate disability inclusion

July 6, 2021 / By

The Story Tours Bookmobile program is proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 31st Anniversary with a free book giveaway at all Kern County stops (while supplies last).

Founding publisher of El Popular passes away; remembered as one of the ‘pioneers of Hispanic media’

June 29, 2021 / By

After months of struggling with declining health, founding publisher of El Popular, Raúl R. Camacho, Sr.