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BC no longer allowing non-essential in-person events, in-person instruction will continue


The Bakersfield College campus on Panorama Drive is shown in a file photo.

Bakersfield College announced on Thursday that non-essential in-person events will be postponed or converted into virtual events.

A news release from the college stated that this step was being taken "out of an abundance of caution" and "until further notice." It was effective as of Thursday.

This policy does not apply to instruction, classes or other academic campus-based activities.

For more information on the college's COVID-19 response, visit