SBC Public Health emphasizes importance of worker protections and reporting workplace outbreaks of COVID-19

Health department states support to worksites experiencing outbreaks is a crucial part of slowing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting the health of communities.

VFW Honor Guard member lays wreath during the 2020 Wreaths Across America ceremony. Photo by John Chadwell.

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Wreaths Across America honors veterans

Limited ceremony takes place at Hollister cemeteries.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Dec. 23 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Two new deaths and 97 new cases reported, 3,171 people have tested positive since February, 616 are active patients, 2,529 have recovered and 26 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 16.2%; the San Joaquin Valley Region’s ICU availability is 0%.

An advocate and her CASA child enjoying a visit at Park Hill. Photo courtesy of CASA.


Foster care shortage leads to displaced children

Teens and those with behavioral issues are most likely to be relocated outside San Benito County.