Posts Tagged as "COVID-19"

‘Virtual library fun’: Kern County Library closure doesn’t stop staff from providing services online

March 18, 2020 / By
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kern County Library branches will be closed effective immediately at the direction of the Kern County Administrative Office and Kern County Department of Public Health.

Kern High, BCSD announce free meal distribution plan, locations during temporary school closure

March 17, 2020 / By
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With the temporary closure of K-12 school across Kern County in response to COVID-19, school districts are working to deliver food to the people they serve.

Non-resident tests positive for COVID-19 while in Kern

March 17, 2020 / By
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A non-resident has tested positive for COVID-19 while visiting Kern County, the Kern County Public Health Department announced Tuesday morning in a press release.

‘A pretty big change’: Some college students struggle to make adjustment to online education

March 17, 2020 / By
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With the closures of local colleges, universities, and K-12 schools, Kern County’s young people and families are left to rearrange their lives and adjust to alternate methods of education amid the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. 

Bakersfield College students attending in-person classes express concerns for COVID-19

March 17, 2020 / By
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With the Health Department announcing Tuesday a non-resident tested positive while in Kern, college students were extra cautious when attending school Tuesday.

KCSOS task forces to provide essential services to students during school closure

March 16, 2020 / By
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Kern County Superintendent of Schools is constructing a plan to provide services to students throughout Kern while schools are temporarily closed for the next month, KCSOS said during a press conference Monday morning. 

Kern County COVID-19 Relief Fund established to help those in need

March 16, 2020 / By
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The Kern Community Foundation has established a Kern County COVID-19 Relief Fund to address the needs of the region’s most vulnerable residents impacted by the Coronavirus.