Frazier Park, CA (Tuesday, May 5, 2020—12 p.m.)— These are the covid-19 statistics for the Mountain Communities, released by Kern County as of today. The Kern County Health Department has now begun to present the cases by zip code:
Total Cases: 5 Recovered: 4 Population: 5,319
Total Cases: 2 Recovered: 1 Population: 1,420
Total Cases: 2 Recovered: 1 Population: 1,709
Free testing appointments are now possible to set up online, but those being tested, if they acquire appointments through these programs, will need to go to Bakersfield for the tests. See the full information below.
Free Testing Sites Established In Kern County
Sunday, May 3, 2020—Appointments for free Covid-19 coronavirus tests are being announced in Kern County. It appears these are the covid-19 RNA tests rather than antibody test. They can tell you if you currently have the virus.
Two sites will test those with symptoms and take essential workers first. You can sign up online for appointments in Bakersfield at the Fairgrounds for tests administered Tuesday – Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You will stay in your car to wait for a “drive up” test. See Below
The 5th Kern County Supervisor’s District test reservation requires that you establish a Google account, which will link your cell phone number to your account. They too are taking appointments online for covid-19 RNA tests administered Saturday through Friday, 7-11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m. See Below
- 5th District Drive-Thru – 2101 Ridge Road/Mt Vernon Ave
- 5th District Drive-Thru Registration
- Hours: Sunday – Friday 8 am – 11 am & Noon – 2 pm
This is part of the May 1, 2020 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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