SLO County Guidelines Returning to Purple Tier

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Health sent out a press release stating that services and activities under...

Public Health Officials Lift Regional Stay at Home Order for All Regions

Conditions Improving Statewide, Allowing Most Counties to Return to Most Strict (Purple) Tier of Blueprint for a Safer...

Questions and Answers with San Luis Obispo County Office of Public Health

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Over the last few weeks, the San Luis County Office of Public Health and County Health...

SLO County to Pause Administration of Specific Moderna Vaccines

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The San Luis Obispo County Office of Public Health announced starting today, Jan. 19, local public...

Paso Robles Vaccine Distribution Center Starts Seeing Patients

PASO ROBLES -- Monday, Jan. 18, was the first day for COVID-19 vaccinations at the North County Point of Distribution...

COVID-19 Related Deaths Total 115 Since March 2020

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The County of San Luis Obispo reports that the total number of deaths since the start of the...

Running Log of Paso Robles Press Posts Regarding COVID-19

Up-to-date information for North SLO County regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus

This page is dedicated to the latest information for the San Luis Obispo County and specifically north of Cuesta Grade. Please bookmark this page for easy access, and sign up for updates in form to the right.

Updated as of January 25, 2021

Confirmed Cases in SLO County: 16,957

Recovering from Home: 1856

Hospitalized: 52 (17 in ICU)

Fully Recovered: 14,861

Deaths: 158

Today’s Cases: 520 (This includes Friday and weekend numbers) 

North SLO County:

Confirmed cases in Paso Robles: 3298

Confirmed cases in Atascadero: 1515

Confirmed cases in San Miguel: 415

Confirmed cases in Templeton: 501

Confirmed cases in Shandon: 120

Confirmed cases in Santa Margarita: 112

Confirmed cases in Creston: 69

Updates about COVID-19 and San Luis Obispo County

CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act

San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department

North SLO County

School Closures (Food services will continue to serve meals to children under 18 years old)

Countywide Activity and Event Cancellations As of the latest information, all events and activities have been canceled, postponed, suspended, or otherwise interrupted. Check with event organizers for rescheduling plans.

Other News

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SLO County Guidelines Returning to Purple Tier

SLO County Guidelines Returning to Purple Tier

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Health sent out a press release stating that services and activities under the Purple Tier part of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, such as outdoor dining and personal services, may resume immediately in San Luis...

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Additional Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

Additional Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19

SAN LUIS OBISPO - On Thursday, Dec. 31, the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's office released that 21 additional inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 related to the Jail outbreak that started on Dec. 10. These new cases bring the total number of inmates to test positive...

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Southern California Region’s ICU Capacity Dips to 13.1%, Likely Triggering Stay-at-Home Order on Sunday

Gov. Newsom Issues Regional Stay-At-Home Order

Southern California Region, includes SLO County, expected to hit trigger in next week SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a new regional stay-at-home order Thursday due to the COVID-19 surge. There are five regions — Northern California, Greater Sacramento, Bay...

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SLO County Begins My COVID Story Series

SLO County Begins My COVID Story Series

First is from Jennifer Casteneda of Shell Beach SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department has started a "My COVID Story" series. The first story from Jennifer Casteneda of Shell Beach was posted on the County's website on Tuesday, Dec. 1. It is...

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Southern California Region’s ICU Capacity Dips to 13.1%, Likely Triggering Stay-at-Home Order on Sunday

SLO County and Many Others Back in Purple Tier

Newsom says state is looking at curfew possibility SACRAMENTO — San Luis Obispo County was one of many California counties sent backward Monday in the state’s reopening plan. SLO, along with several other counties, were moved from the Red Tier to the most-restrictive...

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Southern California Region’s ICU Capacity Dips to 13.1%, Likely Triggering Stay-at-Home Order on Sunday

State Issues COVID-19 Travel Advisory

SACRAMENTO — As COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the country, California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued travel advisories today urging visitors entering their states or returning home from travel...

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Congressman Carbajal Tests Positive for COVID-19

Congressman Carbajal Tests Positive for COVID-19

Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-24th District) issued the following statement Tuesday, Oct. 6, after learning he tested positive for COVID-19: “After discovering I was exposed to an individual who tested positive for COVID-19, I took an initial COVID-19 test which came...

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COVID-19 Testing in Paso Robles

COVID-19 Testing in Paso Robles

PASO ROBLES — There are two locations in Paso Robles doing pop-up COVID-19 testing this week and next, no appointment is necessary:• Parking Lot Across from Paso Robles Event Center, corner of 24th and Riverside, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 3 to 6 p.m.• Heritage Ranch, 2130...

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Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order on Actions in Response to COVID-19

SLO County Close to Moving Out of Purple Tier 1

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County is one good week away from moving out of the most restrictive widespread purple tier 1 into the substantial red tier 2. A county must meet the state’s COVID-19 criteria in two metrics — cases-per-100,000 rate and positivity...

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COVID-19 Related Deaths Total 115 Since March 2020

SLO County Reports Three COVID-19 Deaths

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Three San Luis Obispo County residents have died from COVID-19 since Friday, Sept. 11, bringing the County's total to 26, according to SLO County Public Health officials. Two people died on Saturday and one on Monday. One of the people was in their...

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COVID-19 Related Deaths Total 115 Since March 2020

Dr. Borenstein: COVID-19 Testing is Important

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein reiterated COVID-19 testing’s importance during the County’s weekly briefing on Sept 9. “The importance of testing is simply to make sure that we identify all cases so that we can take...

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SLO County Adds Nearly 900 COVID-19 Cases, Clearing Out State Data Backlog

SLO County: First COVID-19 Death of Person in 30s

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The County of San Luis Obispo reported Friday the first death of a SLO County resident in their 30s, bringing the number of COVID-19 deaths in SLO County to 21. The individual died at a Santa Barbara County hospital last week and was vulnerable to...

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COVID-19 Related Deaths Total 115 Since March 2020

SLO County Reports 20th COVID-19 Death

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials reported its 20th COVID-19 death on Wednesday. The SLO County resident who died was in their 80s and had chronic health conditions. SLO County reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing its...

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COVID-19 Related Deaths Total 115 Since March 2020

SLO County Records 18th COVID-19 Death

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department reported its 18th COVID-19 death and 24 new cases on Thursday. Total COVID-19 cases are 2,324, with 1,950 having recovered. It's the third-straight day the County's new cases have been lower than 25....

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SLO County Adds Nearly 900 COVID-19 Cases, Clearing Out State Data Backlog

SLO County Reports 17th COVID-19-related Death

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials reported the County's 17th coronavirus-related death on Tuesday, the second in as many days. The County has shifted to reporting COVID-19 deaths on its Twitter page @SLOPublicHealth and on its "Positive...

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Salons, Barbers Adapt to Working Outside

Salons, Barbers Adapt to Working Outside

Shop owners happy to be working during struggling time NORTH COUNTY — Some salons and barbershops in North County are braving the elements — triple-digit heat and windy conditions currently — after moving outside per Gov. Gavin Newsom’s direction. On July 13, when...

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