Kern County Dash Board

Stay up to date with current COVID-19 cases, recoveries and data.

Latino COVID-19 Task Force

Learn more about California’s first dedicated COVID-19 task force.

City of Bakersfield

Keep up to date with the programs and assistance available in Bakersfield, CA.

City Manager’s Message About COVID-19 and Social Distancing.

FACT SHEET  

THE PFIZER-BIONTECH

COVID-19 VACCINE

TO PREVENT CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) 

 WHAT IS THE PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE? 

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine is an unapproved vaccine that may prevent COVID-19. There is no FDA-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19. 

The FDA has authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 16 years of age and older under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). 

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act 

  

You’re Not Alone. We Are Here to Help!

The City of Bakersfield is pleased to announce a new Business Assistance Grant program with the goal of helping local small businesses and sole proprietors impacted by the COVD-19 pandemic and related State-implemented closures. This new program makes $3 million in City Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds immediately available to local businesses in need. 

COVID-19 Vaccination

Find information for COVID-19 vaccination administration, storage and handing, reporting, and patient education for each specific vaccine

Latino COVID-19 Taskforce formed in attempt to quell disproportionate rates

Read about a newly formed Latino Covid-19 Task Force formed in attempt to quell disproportionate Latino Rates!
“To save lives through outreach, education, and awareness to find solutions to the disproportionate social and economic impact of Covid-19 on the Latino Community.”

Wearing a Mask

How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask. CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings, like on public and mass transportation, at events and gatherings, and anywhere they will be around other people. CLICK TO LEARN MORE

Symptoms of COVID-19

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms.
  • Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions seem to be at higher risk. CLICK HERE TO LERN MORE

When to Quarantine

Quarantine is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others. Quarantine helps prevent spread of disease that can occur before a person knows they are sick or if they are infected with the virus without feeling symptoms.
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Stress Help Guide

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. 

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IRS Tax Credits

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • Learn more about New COVID-19 Employer Tax Credits 
  • Learn more about Leave Tax Credits

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Flu Shots

December 6-12 marks National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), an annual observance to remind everyone that there’s still time to get your flu vaccine if you haven’t already. Flu activity is still low, but it may increase as we head into the winter.
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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Rent & Mortgage Assistance

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