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Boys, Girls Clubs of Kern County to expand meal service for children amid COVID-19 concerns

Boys and Girls Club Kern County
Posted at 5:31 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 20:31:31-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County will be expanding meal service for children in the community during the COVID-19 crisis beginning on Wednesday at five serving locations.

Meals will be made available to all children, without any eligibility documentation, who are 18 years of age and younger. For non-club members, the meals will be “to go.”

Locations include:

David Head Center

10300 San Diego St, Lamont.

Supper Meal Service (2 p.m.)

Snack Meal Service (4 p.m.)

Arvin Children’s Center

800 Walnut Drive, Arvin

Supper Meal Service (2 p.m.)

Snack Meal Service (4:30 p.m.)

Lamont Club

8301 Segrue Road, Lamont

Breakfast Meal Service (10 a.m.)

Supper Meal Service (3 p.m.)

Armstrong Youth Center

801 Niles St, Bakersfield

Breakfast Meal Service (10 a.m.)

Supper Meal Service (3 p.m.)

Stockdale Club

5207 Young St., Bakersfield

Breakfast Meal Service (10 a.m.)

Supper Meal Service (3 p.m.)

Coronavirus Testing Sites - Kern County

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State-Provided Sites
  • Must have an appointment
  • Free, but if have insurance they will bill
  • No screening criteria

Kern County Fairgrounds
1142 South P Street, Building 4, Access Gate 27

Rosamond Library
3611 Rosamond Blvd, Rosamond CA 93560

Arvin Public Health
204 S Hill Street, Arvin

Wasco Library
1102 7th Street




County-Provided Sites
  • Must have an appointment
  • Free
  • No screening criteria
  • Operating with existing provider

Oildale - Good Samaritan Hospital
901 Olive Drive, Bakersfield
  • For Registration call (661) 215-7725
  • Drive-Thru Only
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 8 pm, Saturday 8 am - 12 pm

Ridgecrest - Ridgecrest Regional Hospital
1081 N. China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest
  • For Registration: Text the word "testing" to 833-774-4968 Or Call 866-774-9984
  • Drive-Thru Only
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Delano - Delano Regional Medical Center
1401 Garces Hwy, Delano
  • No Drive-Thru option
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Kern River Valley - Kern Valley Hospital
6412 Laurel Ave, Mt Mesa Wheelchair Logo
  • For Registration call (760) 379-2681 ext 267
  • Drive-Thru Only
  • Hours: Wednesday - Thursday from 7 am - 2 pm.
Tehachapi - Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley
1100 Magellan Dr 93561

Lamont - Kern County Library
8304 Segrue Road, Lamont, CA 93241
  • For registration call 661-869-6018
  • Drive-Thru and Walk-Up<
  • Testing available for ages 5+ only; parents must be present and give consent for children
  • Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9 am - 2 pm; Tuesday, Thursday 2 pm - 7 pm

Taft - West Side Health Care District
  • For Registration call (661) 765-1935
  • Drive-Thru<
  • TTesting available for all ages; parents must be present and give consent for children
  • Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9 am – 1 pm & 3 pm – 7 pm; Saturday 11 am – 3 pm