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Kaiser Permanente, The Hens Roost to start Kern’s first virtual farmer’s market

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Posted at 7:58 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 22:58:22-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — On Friday Kaiser Permanente and The Hens Roost announced Kern County’s First Virtual Farmer’s Market will be open March 28 and was created in response to COVID 19.

The Farmer's Markets at both Kaiser Permanente locations will be closed.

To participate follow the following steps:
1: Go online here.
2: Choose a membership type Step
3: Do your shopping from the comfort of your home.

All memberships are free for 3 months until may until May 1.

For most residents: choose Farmers Market Pick Up Membership and enter the Code COVID12weeksfree to receive 3 months free.

For residents 65 and older or those who are self-isolating due to underlaying health conditions: choose Farmers Market Delivery Membership and enter the Code 65PlusCovidFreeDelivery to receive 3 months free.

The website will open Saturday with a core group of vendors and the first pick up/delivery date available will be the following Saturday, April 4.

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
Mojave Veterans Hall
15580 O Street, Mojave
Arvin Public Health
204 S Hill Street, Arvin
5th District Drive-Thru at The Prado Senior Center
2101 Ridge Road



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 (Coming Soon)
6412 Laurel Ave, Mt Mesa
  • No Drive-Thru option

Tehachapi - Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley
1100 Magellan Dr 93561