COVID-19

New relief program for undocumented agricultural workers

July 23, 2020 / By

The United Farmworkers Foundation (UFW) has launched a new emergency relief assistance program for undocumented agricultural workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

CAPK and Kern County to launch food delivery program for seniors during pandemic

July 23, 2020 / By

Because seniors face elevated risks from the COVID-19 virus, Kern County and the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) have teamed up to launch the Food2Door program.

Parents, teachers weigh in on reopening schools amid pandemic

July 22, 2020 / By

Kern County school districts are currently making decisions on how they are reopening in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Overview: Plans for school to return in the fall

July 21, 2020 / By

School districts across Kern County have begun to roll out their plans for school in the fall.

Primex worker dies after COVID-19 outbreak at Wasco farm

July 17, 2020 / By

After a COVID-19 outbreak at Primex Farms, one worker has died, and another is being removed form life support, the UFW confirmed Friday.

Health officials confirm 153 new cases and 7 new COVID-19 deaths, say Kern can expect to see a dramatic rise in cases in the coming days

July 16, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Thursday 153 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern and seven new COVID-19 related deaths.