Covid-19

State Updates COVID-19 ‘Blueprint’ to Help Counties Maintain Current Tier

SLO County recovered cases hits 20,401 with 196 active cases  SAN LUIS OBISPO — The California Department of Public...

County Public Health Pauses Administration of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine

After 6.8 million doses administered, CDC pauses vaccine to investigate 6 cases of rare blood clot SAN LUIS OBISPO —...

SLO County Remains in Red While 16 Counties Move to Less Restrictive Tier

After release of updated Blueprint for a Safer Economy, Gov. Newsom announces plan “Moving Beyond the Blueprint for a...

13 California Counties Move to Less Restrictive Tier, SLO Remains in Red

County moves weekly COVID-19 briefing to every other week SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Thirteen counties are moving to a...

COVID-19 Vaccine Registry Opens to Age 30 and Older in SLO County

Those at the highest risk of serious COVID-19 outcomes continue to be first in line to get vaccinated SAN LUIS OBISPO...

State Expands Vaccine Eligibility to 16 and Over Starting Apr. 15

State supporting trusted providers and counties for non-traditional outreach in hard-to-reach communities SACRAMENTO –...

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 April 13, 2021

Confirmed Cases in SLO County: 20,827

Hospitalized: 4 (1 in ICU)

Fully Recovered: 20,367

Deaths: 256

Today’s Cases: 73 **includes weekend numbers 

North SLO County:

Confirmed cases in Paso Robles: 4080

Confirmed cases in Atascadero: 1987

Confirmed cases in Atascadero State Hospital: 206

Confirmed cases in San Miguel: 522

Confirmed cases in Templeton: 616

Confirmed cases in Shandon: 140

Confirmed cases in Santa Margarita: 146

Confirmed cases in Creston: 85

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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COVID-19 Resources

North County NeighborAid Receives $10K Grant

North County NeighborAid Receives $10K Grant

Funding comes from SLO Community Disaster Support Fund The North County NeighborAid, formerly known as North County Womenade, announced via their spring bulletin that they have been approved for a $10,000 grant from the San Luis Obispo Community Disaster Support...

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SLO County Moves to Red Tier Effective March 3

SLO County Moves to Red Tier Effective March 3

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Today, during the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting, Dr. Penny Borenstein, County Health Officer, gave her COVID-19 update. “Obviously, COVID is still with us, but I’m here with a lot of good news,” stated Borenstein. Borenstein...

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More COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available

More COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available

The County plans to administer over 8,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week SAN LUIS OBISPO — Thursday, Feb. 18 at 9 a.m., about 3,200 eligible residents will be able to book a first-dose COVID-19 vaccine appointment for next week. All first-dose appointments will...

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My COVID Story: John Porter, San Luis Obispo

My COVID Story: John Porter, San Luis Obispo

SAN LUIS OBISPO — This story is part of a series highlighting the impact that COVID-19 has had on SLO County community members. As COVID-19 cases increase in San Luis Obispo County, more people may contract the virus and some could get seriously ill. To help shed...

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SLO County Jail COVID Outbreak Declared Over

SLO County Jail COVID Outbreak Declared Over

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- The San Luis Obispo County Jail reported that the COVID-19 outbreak, which started on Dec. 10, 2020, and infected 63 inmates and seven sworn staff, has been declared over by Public Health Officials. According to the report, the last positive case...

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Charles Paddock Zoo Re-opens Friday, Jan. 29

Charles Paddock Zoo Re-opens Friday, Jan. 29

ATASCADERO — The City of Atascadero announced that now the county is back to the Purple Tier of COVID-related restrictions, the staff of the Charles Paddock Zoo are excited to be able to reopen to the public, live and in-person, starting Friday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. The...

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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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