Local hospitals are beginning to reach and exceed the their Intensive Care Unit capacity as the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Kern County, according to local health officials.
Living in a community that is prodominantly low-income and farm workers, it is important to me that the community gets all the help they need.
According to Feedingamerica.org,
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McFarland Unified School District has decided to reopen schools in four phases, beginning Aug. 5.
There are four total phases for physically reopening all of the schools in the District.
Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the pandemic.
Governor Newsom announced Monday eight Central Valley counties will receive $52 million to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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.