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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...

Santa Clara County hopes to allow gyms, nail and hair salons, to reopen on July 13

This afternoon, the County of Santa Clara Public Health held a press conference to announce details of a new health order... Places like gyms, nail...

Santa Clara County unveils new COVID-19 dashboard

Take a look at Santa Clara County’s upgraded COVID-19 Dashboard.  The County has given the site a new look, which was unveiled today. The info...

Milpitas, along with surrounding areas, sees rise in COVID-19 cases

Cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, are spiking in Milpitas, where the total case count has crossed 100 in the past few days. As of...

4 reasons Governor Gavin Newsom’s mask order is a good idea

Governor Gavin Newsom finally did it. Following in the footsteps of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Hawaii, and other states, per Newsom’s directive, California...

Important: Keep your cell phone clean during pandemic

A note for uninitiated and a reminder for the initiated: Keep your cell phone clean during the Covid-19 pandemic. Naturally, this advice is applicable to non-pandemic...

Silicon Valley Clean Energy will allocate total of $10 million toward COVID relief

Last month, on May 13, the Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) Board of Directors voted to approve new programs granting relief to its customers,...

Childcare, outdoor dining, and in-store retail allowed in new Santa Clara County order

Shelter in place and social distancing provisions continue to be lifted by authorities in Santa Clara County… As of this coming Friday, June 5, in-store...

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