Health

Local adolescents, parents weigh in on vaccinating their children against COVID-19

02.06.2021 / By

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was approved for children between the ages of 12 to 15 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month. 

Fully vaccinated populations remain low in outlying areas of Kern; County conducts outreach efforts to educate communities on vaccine

01.06.2021 / By

Although 36 percent of Kern’s eligible population has become vaccinated, some of Kern County’s cities in outlying areas prove to have the lowest vaccination rates in the County.

About 7 percent of Kern’s adolescents have begun COVID-19 vaccination series

25.05.2021 / By

Since COVID-19 vaccines became available to Kern County adolescents nearly two weeks ago, 7 percent of Kern’s adolescents have become vaccinated, health officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.