Posts by Vanessa Villalvazo:
As Kern County faces a rise in COVID cases and reaches ICU bed capacity, ICE is putting the lives of detained immigrants and residents in danger because of their decision to transfer inmates during the pandemic.
On Aug. 18, the McFarland City Council unanimously voted to keep the Western Region Detention Facility in San Diego from closing.
There are 609 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kern County, bringing the total to 126,859.
Health officials also confirmed that there has been 4 new deaths, bringing the total of number of Kern County deaths to 1,482.
Please join the United Against COVID-19 for a special Facebook Live chat with Dr. Shapiro hosted in Spanish via Building Healthy Communities Kern’s Facebook page on September 2 from 5 p.m.
The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Friday more than 500 new cases of COVID-19 and 5 more COVID-19 related deaths.
The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Friday two new COVID-19 deaths.
As of Friday, there are 1,445 Kern resident deaths and a total of 119,708 resident cases.
924 new COVID-19 cases were reported as of August 16 according to the Kern County Public Health Services, bringing the total number of cases to 118,025 with a death total of 1,436.
When Alyssa Pacheco left for a trip with friends, she said goodbye to her grandmother Alicia Ramirez, and expected her grandmother to be waiting for her when she returned home.
Youth across Kern County have decided to come vaccinated against COVID-19, and some are speaking up about why they decided to receive the vaccine.
Many Kern County residents attended the Delano LGBTQ Alliance first’s Pride Pulga Sunday in celebration of Pride Month.