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Homeless shelters overcoming COVID-19

Dunia Cantu, Reporter

April 29, 2020

Two shelters in Bakersfield have been affected by COVID-19, but they are not letting it stop them from giving back and keeping the homeless community safe.  The meal services and programs at The Mission at Kern County remain open because it is defined as an essential service to the community. According to The Mission at Kern County’s website, it has increased handwashing and ...

Bakersfield Homeless shelters see an increase of need for shelter during this winter season

Photo of the Bakersfield Homeless Center that continues to reach capacity due to the cold weather.

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

March 11, 2018

As temperatures continue to drop, locals living on the stress struggle, and many have been unable to escape the cold due to local homeless shelters reaching...

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