COVID-19

High School students return to in-person instruction; however, will remain on Zoom in the classroom

October 28, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District had its first cohort of students return for in-person instruction Wednesday. 

Kern’s COVID-19 death, case rate decrease from summer months

October 27, 2020 / By

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.

Kern County remains in red tier for COVID-19 state guidelines, health officials say

October 25, 2020 / By

As of Tuesday, Kern County was in the second tier of the State’s COVID-19 guidelines, according to Kern County Public Health.

Kern’s Latino COVID-19 taskforce to hold free COVID-19 testing this weekend

October 21, 2020 / By

 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.

Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force to host free COVID-19 testing sites this week

October 13, 2020 / By

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.

Kern County Moves to Red Tier (Tier 2) on State’s COVID-19 Framework; schools can begin in-person instruction with restrictions

October 13, 2020 / By

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.