COVID-19

Thousands face eviction without a lawyer — A bill before the state senate would even the odds

September 1, 2021 / By

By Tina Rosales, housing advocate at Western Center on Law & Poverty, Ethnic Media Services 

Imagine coming home one day to find a notice  on your door stating in bold letters: 

TO ALL TENANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS IN POSSESSION: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED…there is now due and unpaid rent for said premises.

Dr. Shapiro, BHC Kern to discuss myths and reality of COVID-19 vaccine

August 31, 2021 / By

Please join the United Against COVID-19 for a special Facebook Live chat with Dr. Shapiro hosted in Spanish via Building Healthy Communities Kern’s Facebook page on September 2 from 5 p.m.

All of Us or None host a T-Shirt design contest to bolster vaccination efforts

August 30, 2021 / By

If you’d like a chance to win a prize and protect your community, All of Us or None, a key partner with the United Against COVID-19 Coalition in Kern County, has an opportunity for you.

Due to increase in COVID-19 cases, Kern’s Emergency Medical Services Program implements Emergency Medical Services System Surge Plan again

August 25, 2021 / By

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kern County is seeing a significant increase in 911 calls and is experiencing a strain on Kern’s emergency response system, according to a news release.

Kern Medical to hold free COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week

August 24, 2021 / By

Kern Medical is offering three FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinics for all community members 12 years of age and older this week.

FDA grants full approval of Pfizer vaccine

August 23, 2021 / By

Today, the Food and Drug Administration formally approved the first COVID-19 vaccine.

This widely anticipated decision replaces the emergency use authorization permitted by the agency last December.