COVID-19

Kern County remains in Orange Tier

June 1, 2021 / By

The State announced Tuesday that Kern County remains in the Orange Tier for the eighth week in a row.

Fully vaccinated populations remain low in outlying areas of Kern; County conducts outreach efforts to educate communities on vaccine

June 1, 2021 / By

Although 36 percent of Kern’s eligible population has become vaccinated, some of Kern County’s cities in outlying areas prove to have the lowest vaccination rates in the County.

About 7 percent of Kern’s adolescents have begun COVID-19 vaccination series

May 25, 2021 / By

Since COVID-19 vaccines became available to Kern County adolescents nearly two weeks ago, 7 percent of Kern’s adolescents have become vaccinated, health officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

‘We still have work to do’: Herd immunity far off with a quarter of Kern’s population fully vaccinated against COVID-19

May 19, 2021 / By

Since COVID-19 vaccines first became available to Kern County residents five months ago, only a quarter of Kern’s population has been fully vaccinated.

Kern County remains in Orange Tier for sixth week in a row

May 18, 2021 / By

The State announced Tuesday that Kern County remains in the Orange Tier (Tier 3) of the COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy for the sixth week in a row.

Local health officials announce 12-15 age group now eligible to receive Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

May 13, 2021 / By

Effective immediately, all individuals 12 years old and older are eligible for vaccination in Kern County, Kern Public Health announced Thursday morning.