Kern County is known for bad air quality, asthma, and especially Valley Fever, a fungus spore that is inhaled into the lungs.
College students are now halfway through their fall semester, and they continue with the online-learning format with a new twist.
Local health officials are encouraging people to celebrate the holiday season safely with ourtoor and virtual celebrations to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
As the weather becomes colder, “flu season” comes closer. This year, it may be difficult to distinguish the common flu from Coronavirus.
Since Kern County moved Monday into the most restrictive tier for COVID-19 cases, it is uncertain what will happen with sports teams that have begun particing.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday a proposal to purchase and distribute $25 gift cards to people receiving COVID-19 testing in geographical areas that have been impacted the most by the virus.