Housing for the Harvest now allows for agriculture workers to isolate at home

April 17, 2021 / By

The Housing for the Harvest program is back in Kern and has been expanded to include financial assistance for agricultural and food processing workers who have been exposed to COVID-19 and need to self-isolate at home.

CDC ranks California 44th in vaccinating residents

April 16, 2021 / By

Last month, a CDC report measured the county’s vaccine rollouts with regards to “social vulnerability.” It examined COVID-19 doses distributed from December 14, 2020 through March 1 and ranked California 44th in vaccinating residents in the most vulnerable communities. 

Kern County moves into the Orange Tier, effective Wednesday

April 13, 2021 / By

Kern County has met State metrics to move into the Orange Tier, a less restrictive tier, of the State’s blueprint for a safer economy, effective Wednesday, Kern Public Health Officials announced Tuesday.

Kern’s drive thru COVID-19 vaccine operation to open this week

April 12, 2021 / By

Kern County officials announced the drive thru vaccination clinic at the Kern County Fairgrounds is set to open Wednesday.

Attorneys hold webinars for National Fair Housing Month to educate residents on their rights as tenants

April 7, 2021 / By

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance staff held a virtual webinar Wednesday to inform residents of their rights as tenants and to educate residents on unlawful acts by landlords, such as evictions and discriminatory acts.

California to fully reopen mid-June if vaccine supply continues to increase, Governor Newsom says

April 6, 2021 / By

California will be able to fully reopen June 15 if the State continues to see an increase in COVID-19 vaccine supplies, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday at a San Francisco vaccine clinic.