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January 17, 2021

Testing site arriving at Christopher High

A Covid-19 testing site at Christopher High School in Gilroy is expected to go live this week. Santa Clara County health officials made the announcement May 4, after Gov. Gavin Newsom said in late April that 80 such sites would open statewide in “underserved communities.”...

Online portal assists essential workers with childcare

The Santa Clara County Office of Education released a new online portal that will provide essential workers access to childcare during the shelter-in-place order.

Covid-19 testing demand increases

The demand for Covid-19 testing has jumped throughout Santa Clara County in recent weeks—a workload that public health officials welcome as part of a broader strategy to rein in the spread of the coronavirus that has resulted in another wave of indoor and public gathering restrictions all over the Bay Area and beyond.

UPDATE: Covid-19 in Santa Clara County

Preliminary data for positive Covid-19 cases in Santa Clara County over the last seven days show that the daily rate of new infections has stayed about the same since the county moved into the state’s “orange tier” about a week ago.

Travel quarantine, capacity limits among new Covid-19 guidelines

Santa Clara County officials announced a number of new restrictions Nov. 28 that they hope will rein in the record-setting Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations. Beginning Nov. 30, stores and other facilities open to the public will be limited to 10 percent capacity indoors. Grocery stores,...

Demand for food assistance soars in county

As a result of Covid-19 and the subsequent economic downturn, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is now providing food assistance to an average of 500,000 people every month—twice as many people as it served pre-pandemic.

Covid-19: By the numbers in Gilroy

Santa Clara County health officials reported 259 new cases of Covid-19 on July 30, bringing the total to 9,612 positive cases since the pandemic began.

Learning & Loving Education Center closes permanently

Learning & Loving Education Center Director Christa Hanson is pictured in a 2018 file photo at the nonprofit organization on Church Street.

Santa Clara County receives first doses of Covid-19 vaccine

With hospitals stretching beyond capacity and the number of people dying from Covid-19 continuing to rise, Santa Clara County officials described a “ray of hope” Dec. 15 when the first shipment of a vaccine arrived. The county received its first 5,850 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech...

New website schedules Covid tests up to a week in advance

Santa Clara County on Sept. 21 announced a new website—www.sccfreetest.org—that lets residents schedule a Covid-19 test up to a week ahead of time at certain sites. Appointments for the drive-thru testing at the county fairgrounds can be made five days in advance. County health officials...