Kern County Public Health Services reported 26 new confirmed coronavirus cases Sunday, and no new deaths.
Kern County will remain in the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, making it more unlikely that the county will loosen restrictions before the proposed statewide reopening on June 15.
The Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force is hosting a special vaccination clinic Thursday and offering participants a special Cinco de Mayo treat.
Although coronavirus metrics continue to decrease, Kern County must remain in the orange tier for at least two more weeks.
A Bakersfield doctor will pay $70,000 in damages and penalties under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice for fraudulently obtaining a second loan under the federal Paycheck Protection Program, according to a news release from Phillip A. Talbert, the acting U.S. Attorney for the …
After lobbying for more vaccine doses — and getting more — Kern County's future vaccine supply could be in jeopardy due to a slowdown in people signing up to get the vaccine even though only about one-third of the county's eligible population has been vaccinated so far.
One condor at the California Living Museum has clearly missed the visitors who used to stream past his enclosure every day.
Just as the supply of COVID-19 vaccine has increased in Kern County, demand appears to be tapering off even though Kern has a relatively low local vaccination rate.
After new reported cases of coronavirus fell significantly, Kern County qualified to enter the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy effective Wednesday.
A pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held to distribute up to 200 vaccines Tuesday at St. Peter Restoration Community Christian Ministries, 510 E. Brundage Lane.
Almost one-third of Kern County is now at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus, according to the latest figures provided by the county this week.
Sabrina Morgan voiced skepticism about the coronavirus vaccine Wednesday afternoon. In front of her home in southeast Bakersfield, she said she wasn’t sure if she should get it because she’d heard people had died after being vaccinated.
In his second visit to Kern County this week, Gov. Gavin Newsom toured the Cal State Bakersfield mass vaccination site on Friday afternoon, urging residents to get vaccinated.
Kern County is set to receive $314 million under the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11.
Vaccine eligibility in California is scheduled to dramatically increase in the coming weeks following an expected increase in supply.
Local high schools are allocating four tickets per student-athlete to allow families and loved ones to attend high school sporting events this season.
They're not celebrating at Disneyland quite yet, but you might have thought those at Bakersfield College on Sunday had already arrived at the happiest place on earth.
A drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic to be held at Bakersfield College on Sunday is slated to distribute 1,000 Johnson and Johnson Janssen vaccines by appointment only.
A partnership of organizations will hold a second weekend of free COVID-19 vaccinations for farmworkers at the Forty Acres property at 30168 Garces Highway in Delano.
Feb. 27: Kern County Public Health Services announces that 11 people in Kern County are being monitored for COVID-19 but all are considered low-risk to have the virus. There are about 60 cases nationwide at this time in people who have recently traveled outside the United States. However, th…