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State confirmed Kern remains in red tier for third consecutive week

October 27, 2020 / By

California announced Tuesday marked the third consecutive week that Kern County remains in the Red Tier or second tier.

KHSD partners with Lynx to help students in need

October 21, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District is partnering with a local nonprofit organization Lynx to hold a Necessities drive-thru drop off Drive this weekend to help local students in need.

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.

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.

City, County forgivable loan program application deadline extended

October 2, 2020 / By

The City of Bakersfield and Kern County have partnered to make grant funding available for local nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kern Public Health encourages everyone to get a Flu Shot

September 30, 2020 / By

With flu season just around the corner, Kern County Public Health is planning for the potential effects of a “twindemic” of influenza and COVID-19 during the fall and winter months and urges everyone to get a flu shot.