Mayor Karen Goh has created a “Keep Bakersfield Open” video message to the public, urging Bakersfield residents to wear masks in public, especially when social distancing isn’t possible or is difficult to practice.
At the May 19, 2020 GET Board meeting the Board approved spending up to $160,000 to retrofit 88 buses with polycarbonate shields to protect drivers from COVID-19 and other intrusions such as flying objects that can be easily transferred through close contact.
Bakersfield, Calif.,-- (Tuesday May 26)Today, Kern County began accepting applications for their small business forgivable loan program – Kern Recovers. The program seeks to provide relief to small businesses that have been hit disproportionately hard by COVID-19. Kern County’s Chief Operat…
Kern County Public Health announces that the Order of the Kern County Health Officer dated April 2, 2020 has been rescinded as of May 2, 2020 at 6:30pm.
Kern County Superior Court Presiding Judge Judith K. Dulcich and Court Executive Officer Tamarah Harber-Pickens are pleased to announce the addition of more court services beginning May 4, 2020 through the use of innovative Video Conferencing and Telephone Appearances.
Tamarkoz® Association invites you to join its first live meditation and realization session in Spanish on Instagram Live. This is a part of a Covid-19 initiative that offers free Tamarkoz® (Sufi Meditation) programs to a global audience daily.
Covered California announced on Tuesday that more than 84,000 people had enrolled in health care coverage since the exchange announced a special-enrollment period in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pace of sign-ups during this five-week period has been more than 2.5 times the level that Covered California saw during the same period in 2019.
M.T.O.Tamarkoz® Association te invita a unirte a su primera sesión de meditación y relajaciónen vivo en español en Instagram Live. Esto es parte de una iniciativa Devid-19 queofrece programas gratuitos de Tamarkoz® (Meditación Sufi) a una audiencia global todoslos días.
The Kern High School District will discontinue its Wi-Fi bus routes effective Monday, April 27, 2020 due to extremely low usage by students.
The impact of school closures in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has kept many students indoors and unable to explore nature. To this end, naturalists at the Kern Environmental Education Program (Camp KEEP) are developing digital content that delivers videos directly to students, supports teachers with their curriculum development, and brings the outdoors inside during these challenging times.
As of this afternoon, the Kern County Public Health Services Department has received confirmation of the fourth COVID-19 related death in a Kern County Resident.
With at least 42 states under stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. food sector is under an unprecedented test to feed hundreds of millions of Americans amid a pandemic.
Today, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced emergency benefit increases have reached $2.0 billion per month for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households across all 50 states and 3 territories to increase food security during the coronavirus national emergency.
The Senate on Tuesday approved roughly $484 billion in new coronavirus relief aid for small businesses, hospitals and community health centers across the nation. The aid package is expected to provide financial relief to Clinica Sierra Vista which serves more than 200,000 patients between Ke…
Enfrentarse a una enfermedad crónica como el cáncer, o una afección pulmonar o cardíaca es muy sobrecogedor. Pero enfrentar estas enfermedades durante la pandemia del COVID-19 podría ser mortal, especialmente para las personas mayores de 65 años.
Ante la vivencia de algo cercano al Apocalipsis, como si fuera una película de horror y terror la cual sólo habíamos visto en el Cine, hoy enfrentamos al COVID-19 así como autoridades y personas irresponsables e insensibles, ante ello la humanidad deberá imponerse con actos y gestos que espero usted entienda y le sirvan para humanizarse y no pierda la esperanza, esa luz frente a la oscuridad, debemos tener fe y arrepentimiento.
Covered California anunció el martes que 58,400 personas se han inscrito a una cobertura de salud desde que se conoció el período de inscripción especial debido a la pandemia de COVID-19. El nivel de rapidez de las inscripciones ha sido tres veces más alto que lo que Covered California vio durante el período de 2019.
The Bakersfield MSA (i.e., Kern County) ranked as the 13th most resilient economy in the U.S. (out of 384 metros), according to a March 2020 study by Chmura Economics. The economics and analytics firm measured the anticipated negative impact the COVID-19 pandemic could have on jobs in a region, based upon the mix of local industry sectors and local areas’ policies in reaction to the crisis.