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By early next year, De Paul Health Center’s former emergency room will be renovated to accommodate dozens of hospital beds and a variety of healthcare services in an expanded urgent care clinic, with longer-term plans to develop a skilled nursing home in the Morgan Hill facility’s old hospital wing.
With Covid-19 outbreaks reported recently at local juvenile detention facilities and a homeless shelter—and the number of positive cases surging at nursing homes—Santa Clara County officials are again imploring residents to follow protocols to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
Nine youth detainees and four staff members of Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall and the William F. James Ranch tested positive this week for Covid-19, according to Santa Clara County officials. The outbreak is the first detected transmission of the virus in the county’s juvenile facilities since the pandemic began in March.
Santa Clara County issued more than $115,000 in fines over the weekend to businesses failing to comply with local COVID-19 health guidelines, county officials said.
Traffic police will be on heavy patrol up and down the coast the day before Thanksgiving, which is traditionally one of the busiest travel days of the year.
A grand jury has issued a pair of indictments accusing Apple’s head of global security, two high-ranking officials from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office and a local business owner of exchanging bribes for concealed gun permits.
A criminal grand jury has indicted Santa Clara County Undersheriff Rick Sung in connection to a suspected pay-to-play scheme involving concealed gun permits.
A Gilroy woman and her father are accused of embezzling more than $1 million from a law firm where the woman worked as an office manager, according to authorities.
Deaths by fentanyl overdose are sharply on the rise in Santa Clara County this year, as the Medical Examiner-Coroner revealed that 53 residents have died from the drug as of Nov. 10, according to county officials.
Residents of Santa Clara County and other counties in California’s “purple” Covid-19 risk tier are subject to a “limited stay at home order” starting Saturday, Nov. 21, Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted Thursday.