Kern County Public Health Services reported 20 new confirmed coronavirus cases Sunday, and no new deaths.
The last 15 months have been difficult to say the least for many small businesses across Kern County. Stay-at-home orders and capacity restrictions have caused many to reach the verge of bankruptcy, if not close entirely.
The Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force is holding a free vaccination clinic from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Shafter Veterans Hall at 309 California Ave.
Kern County’s rate of new coronavirus cases continued to drop as the county moves within one week of the general statewide reopening on June 15.
As the coronavirus vaccine becomes more available to all who want it, divisions across Kern County have begun to form. Some areas, like Kernville, have seen the vast majority of residents take the vaccine, while others have fallen behind.
Kern County will remain in the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy until capacity and distancing restrictions are lifted for the entire state on June 15.
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.