Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the pandemic.
Since the first COVID-19 cases were identified at Primex Farms LLC in Wasco in late June, the number of cases have continued to rise.
By Marcus Castro, South Kern Sol
Eriberto Fernandez, 30, remembers working in the fields around Delano as a child.
by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol
BAKERSFIELD– Last month a 16-year-old farmworker suffered from a heat-related illness in Kern County.