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Women work longer, sleep less due to COVID-19

May 27, 2020 / By
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By SUNITA SOHRABJI/EMS Contributing Editor

SAN FRANCISCO — Women around the world are facing a shadow crisis amid the COVID 19 pandemic, as their workloads for both paid and unpaid labor increase dramatically.

Local health officials confirm 36 COVID-19 related deaths

May 27, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Wednesday seven more COVID-19 related deaths than it reported Tuesday, bringing the total to 36 deaths in Kern.

California Department of Public Health confirms 31 COVID-19 related deaths

May 26, 2020 / By
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The California Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday two more deaths in Kern County, totaling to 31 COVID-19 related deaths.

Latest Census data shows impacts of pandemic on American households

May 22, 2020 / By

Results from the U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey, released this week, show the effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on households across the nation.

Health officials confirm 2 more COVID-19 related deaths, totaling to 27

May 22, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Friday morning two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 27 deaths in Kern County.

74-year-old detainee dies at Mesa Verde

May 19, 2020 / By

Choung Won Ahn, who had been held at the Mesa Verde Detention Facility in Bakersfield since Feb.

UFW Foundation to help undocumented immigrants apply for Disaster Relief Assistance during pandemic

May 18, 2020 / By
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As part of the California’s Immigrant Assistance Program, the UFW Foundation on Monday began helping provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New COVID-19 testing site opens in Arvin

May 15, 2020 / By

Kern County launched a new testing site today in Arvin.

This site comes after Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state focused on underserved communities, according to a news release by the County.

Health officials confirm 3 new COVID-19 related deaths, totaling to 24

May 15, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed three more COVID-19 related deaths Friday, totaling to 24 deaths.

Local organizations to raise awareness of 2020 Census with Census Caravan

May 14, 2020 / By

Local organizations and community leaders are going to raise awareness of the 2020 Census with a Census Caravan Saturday.