Local hospitals are beginning to reach and exceed the their Intensive Care Unit capacity as the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Kern County, according to local health officials.
The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed seven new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 151 deaths in Kern.
Living in a community that is prodominantly low-income and farm workers, it is important to me that the community gets all the help they need.
The Kern County Public Health Department has confirmed 106 new COVID-19 cases in Kern, bringing the total number of cases to 20,651.
Kern County, along with local medical experts, are calling on those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have recovered to donate convalescent plasma.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McFarland Unified School District has decided to reopen schools in four phases, beginning Aug.