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Kern to Launch Relief Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations Affected By COVID-19

May 19, 2020 / By
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Kern County anticipates to launch the Kern Small Business Relief Program after Memorial Day weekend, County officials said Tuesday at the morning Board of Supervisors meeting.

UFW Foundation food distributions help farm working families during pandemic

May 18, 2020 / By

More than 4,000 prepared meals were distributed to farmworker families in Delano during the COVID-19 pandemic at the Forty Acres a few weeks ago.

New COVID-19 testing site opens in Arvin

May 15, 2020 / By

Kern County launched a new testing site today in Arvin.

This site comes after Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state focused on underserved communities, according to a news release by the County.

Local organizations to raise awareness of 2020 Census with Census Caravan

May 14, 2020 / By

Local organizations and community leaders are going to raise awareness of the 2020 Census with a Census Caravan Saturday.

P-EBT offers additional services to families for groceries during pandemic

May 12, 2020 / By

Throughout the month of May, families directly certified for school meals through CalFresh, CalWORKS, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits, should receive a new EBT card in the mail, according to a news release by the Department of Human Services.

County to open multiple free COVID-19 testing sites

May 11, 2020 / By

Kern County officials announced Monday at a press conference it will open more free COVID-19 testing sites throughout Kern County this week.