Additional Sectors Given Guidance from County

Overall low numbers keep local businesses and recreation moving ahead With an increase of three cases in SLO County,...

California Accelerates Reopening to allow Barbershops and Hair Salons

On Tuesday the State of California Department of Public Health today announced that counties that have attested to...

SLO County Approved for Modified Dining and Retail

San Luis Obispo County is one of the latest counties to be added to the growing list of self-certified counties the...

County to Re-Attest for Stage 2 Readiness

Changes in State criteria provide local path to more reopening On Monday, San Luis Obispo County issued a press...

SLO County Meets New State Criteria for Stage 2

The County of San Luis Obispo will re-attest it is ready to reopen certain segments of the community given new Stage 2...

Jordan Cunningham Issues Statement on Reopening

Today, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin...

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 5/27/2020

Confirmed Cases in SLO County: 266

Recovering from Home: 25

Hospitalized: 3 (2 in ICU)

Fully Recovered: 237

Deaths: 1

Day-over-day Statistics:

Day-over-day Increase in positive tests: 3

Day-over-day Increase in fully recovered: N/A

Day-over-day Increase in hospitalizations: 0 (0 change in ICU)

Day-over-day Increase in North SLO County cases: 3

North SLO County:

Confirmed cases in Paso Robles: 112

Confirmed cases in Atascadero: 38

Confirmed cases in San Miguel: 9

Confirmed cases in Templeton: 8

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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Additional Sectors Given Guidance from County

Additional Sectors Given Guidance from County

Overall low numbers keep local businesses and recreation moving ahead With an increase of three cases in SLO County, the confirmed total case count of COVID-19 rose to 266 on Wednesday. The increase was just over one percent, with Paso Robles accounting for two of the...

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County to Re-Attest for Stage 2 Readiness

County to Re-Attest for Stage 2 Readiness

Changes in State criteria provide local path to more reopening On Monday, San Luis Obispo County issued a press release reporting that the criteria for advancing further into Stage 2 of the State's Resiliency Roadmap was altered, and provided the County an opportunity...

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SLO County Meets New State Criteria for Stage 2

SLO County Meets New State Criteria for Stage 2

The County of San Luis Obispo will re-attest it is ready to reopen certain segments of the community given new Stage 2 criteria from the State of California. On Sunday, the State provided County officials with specific criteria that focuses on (1) ensuring low or...

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Jordan Cunningham Issues Statement on Reopening

Jordan Cunningham Issues Statement on Reopening

Today, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s modified public health criteria for reopening: “Today’s announcement is a major victory for the people of the Central Coast. We’ve been...

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START Guide Officially Stopped in its Tracks

START Guide Officially Stopped in its Tracks

SLO County relinquishes local control to the State "Open, open, open." The spectre of the now-defunct Mervyn's ad spot stirs an ironic echo of both a time of in-person shopping and also a surging anticipation of California commerce to awake from a spring suppression....

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Testing Continues in Paso Robles

Testing Continues in Paso Robles

Partnership with State expands test capacity for San Luis Obispo County The County of San Luis Obispo collaborated with the State of California and local cities to expand testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). “More testing is absolutely essential to...

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‘Wine Tasting is Included in Phase One’

‘Wine Tasting is Included in Phase One’

The County addressed concerns and questions regarding reopening of the community Following the State's press conference on Monday, where Governor Gavin Newsom illuminated partial details of the plan to reopen California, the County of San Luis Obispo presented local...

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SLO County START Guide for Reopening Released

SLO County START Guide for Reopening Released

The County will not begin Phase One of the START Guide until given State authority On Friday, May 1, San Luis Obispo County made the START (Steps to Adapt and Reopen Together) Guide available to the public, and presented the guide at Friday's public briefing from the...

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34 Things Californians Can Do During a Pandemic

34 Things Californians Can Do During a Pandemic

The State website updated activities allowed in the current shelter orders California released a detailed list of activities allowed during the current pandemic. According to guidance, these activities are allowed on conditions — if done with members of your immediate...

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Thursday Sees rise in Hospitalizations and ICU

Thursday Sees rise in Hospitalizations and ICU

Paso Robles remains the constant leader in COVID-19 cases in SLO County Three new cases on Thursday follow a familiar trend of late, all being attributed to Paso Robles residents. At 61 confirmed cases, Paso Robles is home to nearly double the number of cases of the...

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Peschong Promises ‘Roadmap’ Next Week

Peschong Promises ‘Roadmap’ Next Week

On Monday, REACH board member Clint Pierce told the public that the "Roadmap to Reopening" would be available next week, and District 1 Supervisor John Peschong restated today that timeline at the regularly scheduled public briefing by the SLO County Public Health...

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SLO County Adds 14 Cases of COVID-19 Friday

SLO County Adds 14 Cases of COVID-19 Friday

Three-day jump is largest surge since tracking began in March Moments after California Governor Gavin Newsom gave a report on the status of the state on Friday, with recognition of regional conditions that lend authority to local governments in loosening restrictions...

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Newsom Warns ‘Not Out of the Woods’

Newsom Warns ‘Not Out of the Woods’

The number of hospitalizations and number of ICUs decline together ... happened again today," "Hospitalizations down .4 percent, and a 1.2 decline in ICUs. Also significant, is the number of PUIs, that is Persons Under Investigation, dropped as well. Only reinforcing...

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CMC Staff Member Tests Positive for C19

CMC Staff Member Tests Positive for C19

Prison reports no known relationship between positive test of inmates to staff On April 23, 2020, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) reported one staff member at the California Men’s Colony (CMC) was confirmed as having tested positive...

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Second CMC Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19

Second CMC Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Wednesday, April 22, an inmate at the California Men’s Colony (CMC) in San Luis Obispo tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The total number of CMC inmates who have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus is two. A contact investigation is underway, and no...

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CHP Citations for 100+ MPH Jump 87 Percent

CHP Citations for 100+ MPH Jump 87 Percent

CalTrans warns against speeding during low traffic Caltrans announced today a joint effort with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to urge drivers in the state to slow down given a recent 87% increase in citations for...

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Unfolding the Roadmap to Reopening

Unfolding the Roadmap to Reopening

A plan is under development to reopen SLO County's economy. The details of its progress were surfaced in REACH's Townhall webinar earlier today. “This plan is being developed with large cross-sector engagement and under an aggressive...

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County Readies Reopening Plan

County Readies Reopening Plan

Framework to be presented to the public next week The county is beginning to move forward on reopening plans for the local community, while the state works on general guidelines. San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Lynn Compton spoke at Monday’s public briefing and...

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Siri Knows what the Fox Says

Siri Knows what the Fox Says

A couple of questions led us to realize Siri is helping flatten the curve. The ever-entertaining and awe-inspiring song by Ylvis, “What Does the Fox Say” has survived the pandemic with a salute from Siri. So, we asked Siri if she was following social distancing...

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Paso Robles Mayor’s Report, April 16

Paso Robles Mayor’s Report, April 16

Good news! We are preparing for the economic recovery that must come after the COVID-19 shelter-at-home rule is relaxed. The cities and the county have formed a panel of experts to prepare a safe and effective plan to maintain public health while systematically...

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Paso Chamber Hosts SBA Webinar

Paso Chamber Hosts SBA Webinar

Navigating the financial seas is difficult even in the most stable of times. Thankfully there are experts out there ready and willing to help you chart your course. The Paso Chamber is proud to sponsor a free Webinar for our members where experts will be providing up...

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Local Network Delivers Community Masks

Local Network Delivers Community Masks

 “I was sheltering in place at home and needed to feel productive and wanted to help others,” said Gail Gresham. “I had friends who were sewing face masks, but I don't sew. However, I found that they had a problem. Once a mask is made,...

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General Store Practicing Healthy Sales

General Store Practicing Healthy Sales

No-contact pickup at local goods store met weekend needs The General Store of Paso Robles left a package out for their online order. It happened to be our own Hayley Mattson, who called into the store to let them know we arrived shortly after they closed. General...

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Flattening Could Mean Longer Shelter

Flattening Could Mean Longer Shelter

REACH takes lead role in coordinating economic recovery At noon on Wednesday, San Luis Obispo County updated COVID-19 numbers to reveal a small increase in numbers. The overall number of confirmed cases in SLO County rose by three in a continuing flattening trend....

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Uptick in COVID-19 Cases in Paso Robles and CMC

Testing Patients and Testing Patience

Coordinated modesty and observation of safety measures mark SLO County's COVID-19 response In the effort to "flatten the curve," the residents of San Luis Obispo County participated in a voluntary lockdown called "shelter-at-home" for three weeks. The lockdown is...

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SLO County Approved for Modified Dining and Retail

Second Day in Three, No New Cases Reported

Cases remained at 95 total reported in SLO County, with 29 active Statistics remained the same day-over-day see our COVID-19 pageCounty officials gave condolences for the North County COVID-19 deathCounty urges testing of symptoms occur As local COVID-19 testing...

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Paso Robles Enforces Nonessential Business Closures

Paso Robles Enforces Nonessential Business Closures

Police department focuses on responsibility and cooperation NORTH COUNTY — On Mar. 31, the City of Paso Robles informed residents that it plans to enforce the closure of businesses deemed nonessential. The statement follows a unanimous decision (5-0) to adopt urgency...

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Test for Immunity Could Arrive in U.S.

Test for Immunity Could Arrive in U.S.

According to Business Insider, tests to identify people who have recovered from COVID-19 by searching for coronavirus antibodies in the blood could available in the US within weeks. As Americans shelter-at-home with little light at the end of the C19 tunnel, questions...

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SLO County COVID-19 Response Proves Results

SLO County COVID-19 Response Proves Results

Stunted growth in confirmed cases reflects effort to flatten the curve As San Luis Obispo County comes together by staying apart, the number of confirmed cases increases at a slower pace than the instances of fully recovered patients. Overnight, from Saturday to...

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SLO County Approved for Modified Dining and Retail

Recovered COVID-19 Cases Jumps 11, to 24

Confirmed cases grows from 67 to 71 as testing ramps up and the community hunkers down As San Luis Obispo County comes together by staying apart, the number of confirmed cases increases at a slower pace than the cases of fully recovered patients. Overnight, from...

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Bipartisan Legislation Proposed to Honor Frontline Workers

House Passes CARES Act for Americans

A $2.2 Trillion relief package on the way to President Trump's desk Apply for SBA Disaster AssistanceApply for CA Unemployment WASHINGTON, D.C.  –  Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the...

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Birch Fabrics Leads Local Mask-Making Effort

Birch Fabrics Leads Local Mask-Making Effort

Collaborators fill need of healthcare providers Local Paso Robles business owner, Cynthia Mann saw a need for the masks locally and immediately put her employees to work donating their time and fabric to the cause. Birch Fabrics has donated fabric, created template...

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California Closes 59 Parks and Beaches

California Closes 59 Parks and Beaches

Museums, visitor centers and cafés related to State Parks have also been closed until further notice. California State Parks today announced it is temporarily closing vehicle access to 59 additional state parks and beaches to avoid dangerous visitation surges and help...

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Limits Coming to Campgrounds and Beaches

Limits Coming to Campgrounds and Beaches

SLO County Emergency Services Director Wade Horton says it is not the time for tourism The County of San Luis Obispo and seven local cities are taking more actions to discourage crowds and increase physical distancing at parks, beaches and campgrounds in an effort to...

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This is Our World Now

This is Our World Now

As COVID-19 cases explode, human spirit will be tested Cases of COVID-19 in the United States have exceeded all other countries, surpassing China and Italy, reporting 82,404 cases on Thursday, March 26. Less than 30 days ago, hugging a friend was a normal activity....

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Essential Heroes: From Prohibition to Pandemic

Essential Heroes: From Prohibition to Pandemic

Local distiller Aaron Bergh converts operation to produce hand sanitizer Distilling spirits runs in the family. Master distiller Aaron Bergh's great-great-grandfather's moonshine operation was shutdown during prohibition, now Bergh's distillery supplies the FBI with...

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Downtown Paso Robles Businesses Update

Downtown Paso Robles Businesses Update

The Paso Robles Downtown Main Street Association released the following bulk update: THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY MOMENT. PLEASE CONTACT THE BUSINESS BEFORE HEADING OUT! Support downtown restaurants and eateries as they create new offerings via phone...

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