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