The Kern High School District had its first cohort of students return for in-person instruction Wednesday.
Although COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in Kern County, data shows they have decreased recently, according to the Kern County Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard.
As of Tuesday, Kern County was in the second tier of the State’s COVID-19 guidelines, according to Kern County Public Health.
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.
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.
The State announced today that Kern County has moved from the Purple Tier — the lowest tier — to the less restrictive Red Tier (Tier 2) on the State’s COVID-19 blueprint, effective immediately.