Kern County, along with 40 other counties across California, has reverted back into the purple tier, a more restrictive tier, causing many businesses to halt indoor operations effective Tuesday, public health officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.
Kern County is proposing to give away gift cards to residents who get tested for COVID-19 as an incentive to increase Kern’s testing numbers, County officials say.
The Kern County Public Health Department is preparing to kick off a new COVID-19 canvassing effort in Kern’s most impacted areas, Public Health officials announced Tuesday at the Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting.
A few months ago, it was reported President Donald Trump contracted COVID-19. Naturally, being the president of the United States, he received the best medical attention and care.
The state announced Tuesday Kern County continues in the Red Tier on the State’s COVID-19 framework for the fifth consecutive week.
With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting communities across the nation, many people — especially young people — are experiencing increased mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression.