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Councilmember Karina Dominguez kickstarts initiative to deliver PPE and essential items to Milpitas residents

With many Milpitas residents on the waitlist for free Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Councilmember Karina Dominguez decided to start a project to provide...

Santa Clara County looking to lift indoor mask mandate on March 2

Santa Clara County is looking ahead to a mask-optional future on Wednesday, March 2. Whether or not masks do become optional will be based on...

Bay Area doctors call for relaxed COVID restrictions in California public schools

In a petition posted to change.org last Friday, a group of medical professionals urged California government and public health officials to relax COVID-19 restrictions...

Over 90% of Milpitas Unified students are learning remotely this week

In response to the omicron surge, the vast majority of students in the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) have opted to stay home and...

Due to omicron surge, Milpitas Unified schools will go virtual next week

This past Monday, as the omicron variant of COVID-19 continued to surge, students across the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) returned to school from...

As omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads, experts watch case & hospitalization numbers

As omicron, the newest COVID-19 variant, spreads throughout the world, viral rates are spiking in Santa Clara County, where 1,785 new COVID cases were...

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...

Santa Clara County now offering vaccines for children aged 5 to 11

In light of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) approval on November 2 for children aged 5-to-11 to take the COVID-19 vaccine,...

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...

Santa Clara County announces conditions for removing indoor masking requirement

Today, as the COVID-19 pandemic’s Delta wave shows signs of ebbing and the Bay Area stands out for its high vaccination rates, Health officers...

Mayor Rich Tran attended council meeting, community events after allegedly being exposed to COVID-19

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran allegedly attended Tuesday evening’s city council meeting without alerting his council colleagues that he had been exposed to COVID-19 last...

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,...

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...

Santa Clara County rapidly increasing & expanding COVID-19 vaccinations

A fresh influx of COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Santa Clara County just this morning has spurred a rapid increase in the amount of vaccine...

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 will move into Orange Tier and reduce restrictions

Effective Wednesday, March 24, Santa Clara County will be in the State of California’s COVID-19 pandemic Orange tier. This means a variety of activities...

Santa Clara County will open indoor dining, movie theaters, and gyms

Effective tomorrow — Wednesday, March 3 — Santa Clara County will be back in the Red tier, a strong indicator of decreasing COVID-19 cases...

Santa Clara County will allow youth sports, performing arts activities to resume outdoors

COVID-19 rates are falling in Santa Clara County. The 7-day rolling average number of new cases is currently 296.  As a result, County officials today...

Milpitas approves budget adjustments to manage COVID-impacted revenue

The Milpitas City Council unanimously approved adjustments Tuesday to its current budget to offset an estimated $13.8 million revenue loss due in large part...

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