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During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kern County is re-opening county departments and re-establishing suspended services. If you are planning to visit a county office or facility, please be aware of the following:

  • You may be required to wear a mask in order to enter the building
  • The department may require you to have your temperature checked by a non-contact method before entering the building
  • If you are visibly ill, you may not be allowed to enter the building
  • Some departments are requiring appointments for all in-person visits
  • Some services that were previously offered in-person may only be offered online or by some other method

For department-specific details, see the below list. If a given department is not listed, we recommend that you contact them before any in-person visit.


Public Safety & Justice
Health & Human Services
Other Departments & Services