COVID-19 testing site set up inside the Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister. File photo by Robert Eliason.

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Local COVID-19 testing availability reminder

Walk-in testing open at the Veterans Memorial Building Sundays through Thursdays from 1-3 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

News Release

Vaccine supply shortages prompt older adult prioritization

SBC Public Health Services and collaborating health care partners are coordinating efforts to streamline vaccine distribution and move as quickly as possible to provide shots to the most vulnerable residents, those age 75 and older.

Bonnie Swank in her barn with the corn maze, pumpkins, and sunflowers in the background. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Bonnie Swank: In memoriam

Family and friends share how her vision of Swank Farms took shape.

Novel Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control.


Feb. 3 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Sixteen new cases reported, 5,389 people have tested positive, 214 are active patients, 5,121 have recovered and 54 have died; the county’s current positivity rate is 10.4%.