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…
Following President Joe Biden’s primetime address on Thursday, everyone in America could be forgiven for circling a new date on their calendar.
As California expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to people with certain high-risk medical conditions, Clinica Sierra Vista announced it is opening appointments to those individuals.
Kern County Public Health Services will expand coronavirus vaccine availability Monday to include individuals with certain health conditions and those living or working in environments that put them at high risk of contracting COVID-19.
Local hospitals are finally seeing a reprieve, with the number of COVID-19 patients falling to the lowest point in months following a major surge in cases that began just after Halloween.
Kern County will remain in the purple tier for at least another week as new data revealed one coronavirus metric exceeded state limits.
COVID-19 vaccine appointments at the Kern County Fairgrounds' Mass Vaccination Clinic and the state's sites in Arvin, Rosamond and Wasco have opened for the week, the county announced Sunday.
Kern County received its largest allotment yet of vaccine this week from the state, almost three times what it received previously, and the county could see another bump following an announcement Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom that 40 percent of the state's vaccine supply will now go to low-i…
Kern County’s rural vaccination effort got a much needed boost this week with the debut of a new Adventist Health mobile unit.
For the 15th straight week, Kern’s coronavirus metrics will keep the county in the state’s most restrictive tier of business and social activity.
Emergency medical services workers may finally get to breathe a sigh of relief after Kern County’s emergency medical services system finally hit levels not seen since the early part of the coronavirus winter surge.
COVID-19 vaccine appointments have opened for the week on My Turn for the Kern County Fairgrounds' Mass Vaccination Clinic and the state’s sites in Arvin, Rosamond and Wasco, the county announced Saturday.