RESOURCES: Health care providers offering COVID-19 services

March 25, 2020 / By

Throughout the past week and a half, Kern County has seen an increase in positive cases of COVID-19.

Check out how your community is responding to the 2020 Census

March 25, 2020 / By

Have you filled out your Census questionnaire and curious about how others are responding? The 2020 Census now has a user-friendly online interactive map available for residents across the nation to track response rates by state, county, city, and town with just a few clicks at

Quedarse en Casa lo Ayudará a Mantenerse Sano Durante la Pandemia de Covid-19

March 24, 2020 / By
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Evitemos que la Crisis de Covid-19 Empeore

Por Reyna Oláguez, South Kern Sol

La semana pasada, el gobernador Newsom emitió una directiva para restringir a los californianos a abandonar sus hogares, excepto para ir al supermercado, a la farmacia, para buscar atención médica o para ir a un trabajo que se considera esencial.

COMMENTARY: Stay Home, Stay Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020 / By

Last week Governor Newsom issued a directive to restrict Californians from leaving their homes except to go to the grocery store, pharmacy, to seek medical care, or to commute to a job that is considered essential.

Advocates say McFarland’s plan to fill vacant seat at City Council meeting during COVID-19 pandemic is an attempt to rush GEO appeal hearing

March 20, 2020 / By

The McFarland City Council plans to appoint an individual to fill a vacancy on the council at its next City Council meeting, despite a statewide order made Thursday by the Governor of California for people to stay home.

Census kiosks no longer available at libraries during COVID-19 pandemic; advocates urge residents to respond online

March 19, 2020 / By

Plans for public kiosks at all Kern County Library branches and during the 2020 Census have been suspended following the closing of all countywide branches between March 17th and April 13th in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.