As the new Spring 2022 semester approaches at California State University of Bakersfield, students will be returning to campus to attend their face-to-face classes; due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Kern County, there will be vaccinations and COVID testing available for the safety of faculty, staff, and students.
With the holidays being over, the next couple of weeks will be crucial to our health as the number of COVID and Omicron cases continue to rise.
COVID cases continue to rise all around the world, as the Omicron variant continues to spread.
According to the Kern County Public Health Services Department, 51.3 percent of Kern County residents have completed their vaccine series.
Governor Gavin Newsom visited a vaccine and testing clinic in Alameda County today to discuss new booster requirements and testing measures that will be going into effect to protect Californians as the Omicron variant becomes the dominant strain in the nation.
On December 14, Bakersfield College announced that it will be waiving all parking fees for students, but parking permits will still be required.