Hearing Aid Specialist of the Central Coast Offers Free Mask-Mode Program for Essential Workers

ATASCADERO — Peter Lucier, owner of Hearing Aid Specialists of the Central Coast, can now program hearing aids with a...

State Releases New COVID-19 Guidance on Theme Parks, Professional Sports and Personal Care Services

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Public Health on Tuesday, Oct. 20, released new guidance and made updates to...

Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

SLO County adds 64 cases over weekend to pass 4,000 SAN LUIS OBISPO — Paso Robles surpassed 1,000 total COVID-19 cases...

SLO County Re-Launches Fabric Face Mask Drive

COUNTY — San Luis Obispo County is again asking for the public’s help as it has re-launched its fabric face mask...

State Releases Updated COVID-19 Rules for Private Gatherings

SAN LUIS OBISPO —The California Public Health Department released updated guidance for private gatherings. The...

County: Have a Safer Halloween During COVID-19

The usual spooky festivities for Halloween may feel extra scary due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, you can enjoy...

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 10/29/2020

Confirmed Cases in SLO County: 4265

Recovering from Home: 180

Hospitalized: 6 (3 in ICU)

Fully Recovered: 4044

Deaths: 32

Day-over-day Statistics:

Day-over-day Increase in positive tests: 25 Does not include CMC

Day-over-day Increase in hospitalizations: -1 (2 change in ICU)

Day-over-day Increase in North SLO County cases: 17

North SLO County:

Confirmed cases in Paso Robles: 1089

Confirmed cases in Atascadero: 406

Confirmed cases in San Miguel: 153

Confirmed cases in Templeton: 145

Confirmed cases in Shandon: 57

Confirmed cases in Santa Margarita: 34

Confirmed cases in Creston: 25

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.

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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

SLO County adds 64 cases over weekend to pass 4,000 SAN LUIS OBISPO — Paso Robles surpassed 1,000 total COVID-19 cases on Sunday, according to the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department. Paso Robles saw its county-leading total increase by 28 since Friday and...

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SLO County Re-Launches Fabric Face Mask Drive

SLO County Re-Launches Fabric Face Mask Drive

COUNTY — San Luis Obispo County is again asking for the public’s help as it has re-launched its fabric face mask drive. Donations can be dropped off at several locations in the County. San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials stated that masks would be...

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County: Have a Safer Halloween During COVID-19

County: Have a Safer Halloween During COVID-19

The usual spooky festivities for Halloween may feel extra scary due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, you can enjoy safe celebrations and reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Follow the local COVID-19 Halloween Guidance below to have a fun and safe Halloween! Face...

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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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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

Local Orders on Skilled Nursing Facilities Lifted

County of San Luis Obispo officials announced today that the local executive order restricting visitors at skilled nursing facilities is being lifted as SLO County community members continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 here. However, local public health officials...

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State Releases New COVID-19 Guidance on Theme Parks, Professional Sports and Personal Care Services

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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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

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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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

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: First COVID-19 Death of Person in 30s

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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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

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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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

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: First COVID-19 Death of Person in 30s

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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Paso Robles Boys and Girls Club Offers Summer Camp

Paso Robles Boys and Girls Club Offers Summer Camp

People watching to see if COVID-19 precautions are working PASO ROBLES — The Paso Robles Boys and Girls Club is entering the final week of its four-week summer camp. Having a summer camp is not usually a big deal for the Boys and Girls Club, but having one during a...

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

County Reports Two More Deaths Due to COVID-19

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The County of San Luis Obispo reported Thursday that two SLO County residents died due to COVID-19, bringing the County's total to 14. SLO County has reported five deaths due to COVID-19 since Monday — two on Tuesday, one on Wednesday, and two on...

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

County Reports Twelfth Death Due to COVID-19

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The County of San Luis Obispo reported Wednesday that a twelfth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19. The individual was vulnerable to serious COVID-19 illness because they were in their 80s. The community member lived at Vineyard Hills...

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Second Patrol Deputy Tests Positives for COVID-19

Second Patrol Deputy Tests Positives for COVID-19

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A second San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department patrol deputy has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The deputy developed symptoms on July 23 while in quarantine at home for a known exposure to a person with...

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Paso Robles Tops 400 COVID-19 Cases

Paso Robles Tops 400 COVID-19 Cases

County reports 144 new cases over past three days SAN LUIS OBISPO — One-fourth of San Luis Obispo County's total COVID-19 cases have been in Paso Robles, according to county health officials. The County reported 144 new cases over the past three days bringing its...

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

County Reports Ninth Death Due to COVID-19

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The County of San Luis Obispo reported Sunday that a ninth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19.  The individual was vulnerable to serious COVID-19 illness because they were in their 70s with underlying health conditions. The patient had been...

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North County Golf Courses Open For Business

North County Golf Courses Open For Business

While many businesses around the Central Coast were forced to close their doors again as the state takes on a second wave of COVID-19 cases due to the pandemic, there is one type of business that has kept its doors open, golf courses. The outdoor nature of golf...

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Additional COVID-19 Cases Found in SLO County Jail

Additional COVID-19 Cases Found in SLO County Jail

Few Deputies and one inmate test positive for coronavirus SAN LUIS OBISPO - After the announcement on July 18 that two inmates had tested positive, the Sheriff’s Office released a follow-up press release stating that the first Patrol Deputy has tested positive for...

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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Site in Paso Robles

There will be a pop-up COVID-19 testing site July 20-23 at the Paso Robles City Library Study Center, 3600 Oak St., Suite 10, Paso Robles. Tests will be available Monday, July 20 through Thursday, July 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register here after July 18. See all...

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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

New Record High for SLO County COVID-19 Cases

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County continues to see its COVID-19 cases reach new highs — 72 new cases were reported on Tuesday. The previous high of 70 was reported on Saturday by County Public Health officials. There are 374 active cases currently in the...

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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

Gov. Newsom Directs 19 Counties to Backtrack

COVID-19 numbers still rising in SLO County, but not enough to be on state’s ‘watch list’ A two-week plus spike in COVID-19 cases in California led Gov. Gavin Newsom to direct rollbacks in 19 “watch list” counties on Wednesday. The order covers the following counties:...

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

County Reports 44 New COVID-19 Cases Tuesday

SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department reported 44 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday — a new one-day high. The previous high was 29 confirmed cases reported on Sunday, June 28. Over the weekend, there were 59 confirmed cases. On June 23,...

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Majority of New Cases Between Ages 18 to 49

Majority of New Cases Between Ages 18 to 49

Health Department asks community to 'help' reduce spread Publisher's Note: The 162 current active cases of COVID-19 represent less than .06 percent of the SLO County population. Of 21,611 tests, 567 returned a positive test, or a rate of 2.6 percent. The Paso Robles...

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Paso Robles Passes 1,000 COVID-19 Cases

County Continues to See COVID-19 Spike

San Luis Obispo County is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. Over the past nine days, confirmed cases grew by more than 100 in the County, according to the County Public Health Department. Since June 17, the County’s confirmed cases total has risen by 133 to 489 as of...

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Weekly SLO County COVID-19 Case Statistics Update

Weekly SLO County COVID-19 Case Statistics Update

Officials encourage face coverings and limiting of social gatherings County health officials urge residents to take more protective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the cases rise at a faster rate in San Luis Obispo County. The County Public Health...

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