Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

News Release

SBC Public Health Services to hold drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic for ages 75+ by appointment only

This is not a vaccination clinic for the general public, but one for the most elderly residents.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Jan. 28 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Fifty four new cases reported, 5,279 people have tested positive, 316 are active patients, 4,911 have recovered and 52 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 15.7%.

The San Benito Health Foundation is under investigation for allegedly giving the COVID-19 vaccine to unapproved people. Photo by John Chadwell.


San Benito Health Foundation under investigation for unauthorized COVID-19 vaccine administration

County says it’s unknown how many ineligible people may have received shots.

A homeless encampment that moved from Dunne Park to the empty lot on Fourth Street in Hollister next to Briggs building, October 2020. Photo by John Chadwell.


2021 Homeless Point-in-Time Count cancelled

Coupled with the state of the pandemic, uncertainty of stay-at-home orders, and the need for close interaction with individuals being surveyed, the decision was rooted in concern for the health and safety of the individuals experiencing homelessness, volunteers and CHSP staff.

Photo courtesy of CSWD.

News Release

Virtual Public Hearing—Shelter Operations

Purpose is to discuss application for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and to solicit citizen input on the proposed activities to be included in the application.