COVID-19

State model predicts increase in Kern’s COVID-19 hospitalizations

September 16, 2021 / By

Kern County has seen a drastic increase in hospitalizations over the last four weeks.

Just over four days, from Aug.

BCSD creates COVID-19 dashboard to detail weekly positive cases

September 9, 2021 / By
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The Bakersfield City School District has implemented a COVID-19 dashboard that will reflect positive COVID-19 cases reported to a school or department by an onsite student or staff member.

Health officials confirm more than 1,900 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern over the holiday weekend

September 8, 2021 / By

Kern County Public Health announced 1,911 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern over the last four days, bringing the total number of cases to 128,770.

Health officials confirm 609 new COVID-19 cases in Kern County

September 3, 2021 / By

There are 609 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kern County, bringing the total to 126,859.

Health officials also confirmed that there has been 4 new deaths, bringing the total of number of Kern County deaths to 1,482.

Health officials confirm 511 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern

September 1, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday more than 500 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern, bringing the total to 124,943 cases.

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.