Community Blog

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden to visit Kern Wednesday

March 29, 2021 / By

The White House confirmed that the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, will visit Kern County this Wednesday, March 31st.

Kern County moves to Red Tier on State’s COVID-19 Framework

March 23, 2021 / By

The State announced Tuesday that Kern County has moved from the Purple Tier (Tier 1) to the less restrictive Red Tier (Tier 2) of the State’s COVID-19 blueprint, effective Wednesday.

New COVID-19 variant strain detected in Kern

March 19, 2021 / By

Kern County Public Health was notified that one case of the B.1.1.7. strain of the coronavirus has been detected in Kern County, health officials announced Thursday.

Local coalition to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinics for agricultural workers in Lamont, Bakersfield this weekend

March 17, 2021 / By

The United Against COVID Coalition is holding a series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics this weekend in Kern County for agricultural workers.

If Kern continues to meet current metrics, it could move into Red Tier next week

March 16, 2021 / By

The State announced Tuesday that Kern County’s COVID-19 metrics meet the thresholds for the State’s COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy, moving Kern closer to the Red Tier.

Heart for Art event seeking art supply donations

March 15, 2021 / By

The residents at the M Street Navigation Center is asking the community for donations so M Street residents can express themselves therapeutically andpositively through various art forms for the Heart for Art event.