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Santa Clara County urges eligible residents to get COVID-19 booster shots

A recommendation put out this week by the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department is urging all eligible county residents to get their...

Milpitas will open COVID vaccination site to include children ages 5-11

Today, the City of Milpitas announced that they're partnering with Santa Clara County Public Health to administer first and second doses of the COVID-19...

Delta variant spreading quickly among children

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing children account for 14.3% of the total case count. However, based on...

Indoor mask mandate is back in Santa Clara County as Delta variant spreads

Masks are back in Santa Clara County. Officials today announced that as of Tuesday, August 3, all individuals in the county — whether vaccinated...

As COVID cases rise, Santa Clara County recommends masking indoors

Santa Clara County has joined the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Sonoma, along with the City of Berkeley,...

California reopens, pulls back COVID restrictions

Today, June 15, marks the reopening of California’s economy, bringing the state closer to a pre-COVID state of affairs. The City of Milpitas sent...

Milpitas expands no smoking law to include multi-unit housing, public events, & service areas

The City of Milpitas is expanding its smoking ordinance, which already prohibits smoking in parks, on trails, and in outdoor dining areas, to include...

With COVID case rates low, Santa Clara County moves into “yellow” tier & eases restrictions

COVID-19 case rates have hit their lowest levels in Santa Clara County since officials began to measure them last year. Test positivity rates are...

Mobile vaccination site coming to Milpitas Sports Center on April 28

A Mobile Vaccination Site will be run at the Milpitas Sports Center on Wednesday, April 28th. The site, which will essentially be an all-day clinic...

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...

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