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What you need to know about flu, RSV, Covid

Don't call it a tripledemic—yet.  Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and Covid-19 are circulating this fall, but not yet at the rate that worried public...

Health officer urges residents to get booster shots

Santa Clara County’s top health official urged residents Monday to get an updated Covid-19 booster vaccine if they are eligible to do so as...

State not likely to lift school mask mandate until March

While California K-12 students will still be required to wear masks once the state's indoor mask mandate ends this week, one of the state’s...

Weekend vaccine clinics for children scheduled in Morgan Hill, Gilroy

Hundreds of children ages 5-11 are already signed up for their first round of Covid-19 vaccinations at two clinics scheduled in South County this...
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Walk-in vaccination clinic at Gavilan Oct. 20

Gavilan College and Santa Clara County Public Health are hosting a free Covid-19 vaccination clinic 12pm to 6pm Oct. 20. No appointments are required.  The...

Indoor mask mandate returns to Santa Clara County

Health officials in seven Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley issued a new indoor mask mandate Monday as the region faces a...

State updates worship service guidance

California public health officials updated the state's guidance for places of worship and cultural ceremonies Monday, removing capacity limits for both indoor and outdoor...

Small businesses face big fines for alleged Covid-19 violations

Some South County businesses have been fined thousands of dollars for alleged violations of the state and local Covid-19 public health guidelines since Black...

Fentanyl deaths increase in Santa Clara County

Deaths from fentanyl, a powerful opioid drug, are drastically on the rise in Santa Clara County this year, and public health officials think stress and anxiety resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic might be contributing to the increase.

Two more deaths reported in county

Two more Santa Clara County residents died of COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing the total local death toll from the novel coronavirus to 10, according to the county’s public health department.