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Governor Newsom announces Advisory Council on Physical Fitness, Mental Well-Being

June 16, 2021 / By

With California’s economy fully reopened and most COVID-19 restrictions lifted at gyms and fitness centers, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness and Mental Well-Being, a new advisory council tasked with exploring healthy strategies to ensure Californians can thrive.

Kern County reopens Tuesday, health officials say, ‘celebrates moving beyond the Blueprint for a Safer Economy’

June 15, 2021 / By

The state announced Tuesday that the Blueprint for a Safer Economy has retired, allowing most places to open and operate with no capacity limitations or social distancing requirements.  

Kern County in Orange Tier For 9th Consecutive Week

June 10, 2021 / By
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Kern County remains in the Orange Tier (Tier 3) of the COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

Leaders educate communities on the importance of redistricting

June 4, 2021 / By

The Latino Community Foundation and California Citizens Redistricting Commission held a Latino Redistricting Briefing virtual session to inform people why the redistricting process matters to the Latino community and how people can raise awareness on important issues in their area.

Governor Newsom announces “Vax for the Win” program to get more Californians vaccinated by June 15

June 2, 2021 / By

$116.5 million vaccine incentive program – the biggest in the nation – to boost vaccinations as California prepares to fully reopen the economy June 15

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom launched last week Vax for the Win,” a new multi-faceted vaccine incentive program designed to motivate Californians to get their vaccination leading up to the state’s reopening on June 15.

Kern County remains in Orange Tier

June 1, 2021 / By

The State announced Tuesday that Kern County remains in the Orange Tier for the eighth week in a row.