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Community FoodBank of San Benito partakes in ‘Everyone to the Table’ campaign

Campaign aims to raise awareness of the ongoing hunger crisis in California.

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Where to get a flu vaccine in San Benito County

Seven local pharmacies among providers that offer the flu shot.

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Week of Oct. 22 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,327 people tested positive, 100 are active patients, 7,155 have recovered and 72 have died.

File Photo. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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Spring Grove student hospitalized following medical emergency

The student is listed in critical condition and has been transported to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.   

December 17, 2019. Louisville, Kentucky. Hero Care Call Center. Photo by Bill Wine/American Red Cross

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Red Cross Receives Community Impact Grant

The $10,000 grant will assist the Red Cross in rolling out a new software platform called RC Care to increase efficiency in services delivered in response to disasters big and small.

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Week of Oct. 15 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,262 people tested positive, 115 are active patients, 7,075 have recovered and 72 have died.

Photo courtesy of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

Government / Politics

No SBC employees or hospital staff have been fired for refusing vaccinations

Governor’s mandate requiring that all state and healthcare workers prove they are vaccinated or be tested weekly does not say what will happen to workers who don’t cooperate.

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Week of Oct. 8 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,196 people tested positive, 96 are active patients, 7,002 have recovered and 71 have died.

The Hollister School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Erika Sanchez (right) at the Sept. 28 board meeting. Image from Youtube.

Education / Schools

Hollister School District boasts two new district-wide programs

Board discusses social-emotional support services and a campaign to improve student attendance.

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Week of Oct. 1 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,096 people tested positive, 95 are active patients, 6,930 have recovered and 71 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 2.8%.

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Week of Sept. 24 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

7,011 people tested positive, 76 are active patients, 6,866 have recovered and 70 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 3.0%.

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Health

Week of Sept. 17 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,953 people tested positive, 123 are active patients, 6,763 have recovered and 67 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 5.3%.

County staff at the Vaccination site at 351 Tres Pinos Road. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

Cash incentive leads to 6.3% COVID vaccination rate increase

Since the program began last month, 2,325 residents have received at least one dose.

Administration of a COVID-19 vaccine. Photo by Leslie David.

Health

FDA mulls approval of COVID vaccine booster shots

The agency could decide Sept. 17 to make the Pfizer version available for adults.

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Week of Sept. 10 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

6,861 people tested positive, 92 are active patients, 6,704 have recovered and 65 have died; the county's 7-day positive rate is 4.6%.