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Bakersfield Mayor Karen Goh responds to Gov. Newsom's recommendations on containing the coronavirus

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Posted at 5:50 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 20:56:06-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield Mayor Karen Goh released a statement regarding Governor Newsom's order to close bars, nightclubs and wineries in the state to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Mayor Karen Goh's response:
The Governor’s recommended actions seek to slow the spread of COVID-19 to a level that our health care system can manage. Health care experts have noted that flattening a pandemic's curve saves lives. I encourage our residents and businesses to proactively protect the health of our community by observing the guidelines of the Governor and our public health agencies.