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COVID variants on the rise in Santa Clara County

COVID variants are on the rise in Santa Clara County. These variants are worrying as they’re more transmissible than the initial form of COVID-19....

Santa Clara County to expand vaccine eligibility to teachers and other essential workers

Santa Clara County has announced that come February 28, access to vaccines will expand to encompass three new groups consisting of essential workers:     —Workers in...

Local fitness centers struggle with COVID regulations

Google “male CrossFit instructor,” and you might get an idea of what Austin Begiebing looks like: tall and fit, sporting some stubble and some...

With vaccines in short supply, Bay Area leaders move to vaccinate older adults

Vaccines are in short supply throughout the Bay Area. As a result, officials across eight jurisdictions are making a push to prioritize vaccinating residents...

New variant of COVID-19 found in Santa Clara County

It’s called L452R. It’s a new variant of COVID-19. Initially, it was detected in other countries and states, namely in Denmark last March. Now,...

Santa Clara County residents 75 and older now eligible for COVID vaccinations

Across Santa Clara County, regular residents aged 75 and older will soon be receiving COVID-19 vaccinations. Those eligible are people who attain their primary...

47,000 healthcare workers in Santa Clara County have received COVID-19 vaccines

The vaccine rollout in Santa Clara County is in full swing, with 47,000 county healthcare workers having received their first of two COVID-19 shots....

Crisis alert: Santa Clara County has only 25 ICU beds left

According to Santa Clara County’s COVID-19 dashboard, county hospitals have only 25 remaining ICU beds available before they reach capacity. Ninety-three percent of available...

Best places to hike and walk in Milpitas

  Although Winter is here, we can still throw on an extra layer or two and go enjoy the outdoors. Staying physically active and being...

During pandemic, Milpitas’ Senior Center continues to find ways to engage older residents

Since the Barbara Lee Senior Center physically closed in March of 2020, after the shelter-in-place order, many seniors have had to adapt, finding new...

Santa Clara County has received nearly 100,000 doses of COVID vaccines

  Across Santa Clara County, healthcare providers have received 40,605 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 54,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine.  Since mid-December, there has...

Santa Clara County continues to see high COVID case numbers and record hospitalizations

To date, 652 Santa Clara County residents have died from COVID-19, making it the county’s third leading cause of death in 2020, behind only...

Shots in arms: Vaccine rollout begins in Santa Clara County

Shots started going into arms on Thursday, administering Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to frontline hospital workers. The 3,900 doses made available to the county’s Healthcare Delivery...

Santa Clara County receives 5,850 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, which Phase III trials have shown to be 95% effective, has arrived in Santa Clara County, with healthcare workers and nursing...

Santa Clara County update: Vaccines on the way as hospitals stretched to their limit

Santa Clara County is on track to receive 39,300 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine created by Moderna later in December, but whether or not...

Santa Clara County implements State’s regional stay at home order

As part of a multi-county effort, Santa Clara County is instituting a new stay-at-home order as the COVID-19 pandemic barrels toward a deadly winter....

Santa Clara County unveils vaccine plan

At a press conference on Wednesday morning, Santa Clara County officials announced the County’s submission of its vaccine plan to the State of California. As...

Milpitas: Here’s what you need to know about the COVID curfew

With 41 California counties now in the state’s Purple COVID-19 tier—meaning the virus in those counties is widespread—midday Thursday Gavin Newsom and the California...

Pandemic Alert: Santa Clara County moved from Orange Tier into Purple Tier

In an unexpected move, Santa Clara County has been moved from COVID-19’s Orange tier to its Purple tier, bypassing the Red tier in between,...

To control COVID surge, Santa Clara County halts indoor dining and other high-risk activities

COVID-19 is back on the rise throughout the Bay Area, and Santa Clara County is currently catching the wave. The County rejoiced last month...

Santa Clara County sees a steep rise in COVID cases

Today at 11am, Santa Clara County officials Cindy Chavez (Board of Supervisors President), Dr. Sara Cody (Health Officer and Director of Public Health), James R....

Milpitas COVID-19 case total passes 200

According to Santa Clara County’s COVID-19 data dashboard, Milpitas has by now had 202 confirmed novel coronavirus infections. The dashboard does not display the amount...

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