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COVID-19 Pop-Up Rapid Testing Event in Atascadero

CDC shortens recommended time of isolation for public  SAN LUIS OBIPSO — The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health...

CDC Reports Vaccines Expected to Protect Against Variants

California Department of Public Health confirms first case of Omicron (B.1.1.529) in a San Luis Obispo County SAN LUIS...

CDPH Requires Masking for All Public Indoor Settings

New travel advisory effective immediately to travelers arriving in California SAN LUIS OBISPO — On Monday, Dec. 13,...

CDC Claims Omicron Variant Could Require More Boosters

Studies on the new variant are currently being done and analyzed NATIONAL — The Centers of Disease Control and...

Health Officials Encourage Precautions Amidst New Variant

Since March 2020, total of 30,459 COVID-19 cases detected, 29,917 have recovered  SAN LUIS OBISPO — On Tuesday, Nov....

Western States Workgroup Recommends Approval of Mix-and-Match Booster Shots

Booster recommended for all people 18 and older who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine SACRAMENTO — After the...

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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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COVID-19 Pop-Up Rapid Testing Event in Atascadero

FDA Coronavirus Update: September 17

FDA alerts staff of potential for false-positives with certain kits The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: On Sept. 17, the FDA issued a Letter to Health Care...

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CDC Issues Eviction Order Extension

CDC Issues Eviction Order Extension

In areas of substantial and high transmission of SARS-CoV-2 NATIONAL — The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed an order to extend the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments after the original order expired...

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CDC Claims Omicron Variant Could Require More Boosters

California’s COVID-19 Road to Recovery

State Extends Rent and Utility Relief; CDC and FDA release joint statement on vaccine boosters  SAN LUIS OBISPO — Following the State of California's extension of its COVID-19 eviction moratorium and rent relief program, the County of San Luis Obispo is...

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SLO County Advances to Orange Tier

SLO County Advances to Orange Tier

Additional businesses can resume modified indoor operations and activities SAN LUIS OBISPO — San Luis Obispo County Public Health announced today that SLO County has met the State’s metrics required to move from the Red Tier into the less restrictive Orange Tier of...

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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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