San Benito County Official Seal courtesy of San Benito County

Health

New extended and more restrictive shelter in place order issued

There has been a significant increase in the number of positive cases from COVID-19, which is beginning to strain healthcare resources.

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Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.

Health

March 31 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

There are 21 confirmed cases in San Benito County since February, 15 of which are active and five recovered; county offering opt-in community update service through Nixle; Chamber of Commerce member dues deferred to July 1.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

SBC Board of Supervisors calls on National Guard for support

Members will assist with sorting, packing and food distribution at Community FoodBank on April 3.

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San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

County provides resource information to residents

Food distribution, rental/utility assistance, homeless services and more.

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SBC Sheriff Deputy Peter O'Day suited up in personal protective equipment. Photo provided by SBC Sheriff's Office.

Police / Fire

First responders speak on coronavirus preparedness

Police, fire and sheriff’s deputies wear personal protection equipment when necessary and limit in-person contact.