State to send reminder of stay-at-home order at noon

COVID Cell Phone Alert
Posted at 9:44 AM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 14:13:25-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Kern County Public Health said that at noon today, the state said it will send a reminder of the regional stay-at-home order to residents' cell phones in the San Joaquin Valley.

Public Health said residents should not be concerned when they receive the alert as it is just a reminder and not a new order.

The alert with say the following:

“New public health stay at home order in your area. COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Stay home except for essential activity. Wear a mask. Keep your distance. Visit”

State officials stated the message is informational only, intended to encourage staying at home to curb the spread of COVID-19, and does not warrant a call to law enforcement or 911.