In October 2021, Kern County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to set a hearing for a new ordinance that would make it illegal for individuals to camp and store belongings in many public areas.
United Against COVID-19 celebró un chat especial en vivo en Facebook con el Dr. Shapiro en español a través de la página de Facebook de Building Healthy Communities Kern el 2 de septiembre a partir de las 5 p.m.
The United Against COVID-19 held 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.
After being virtual for almost a year and a half, Delano schools opened their schools back up on August 10; within the first week, students were already being tested to see if they were positive for COVID-19.
By Tina Rosales, housing advocate at Western Center on Law & Poverty, Ethnic Media Services
Imagine coming home one day to find a notice on your door stating in bold letters:
TO ALL TENANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS IN POSSESSION: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED…there is now due and unpaid rent for said premises.
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.