SBC Public County Health Services notified people over 75 who had registered for the vaccine to come to the first mass vaccination event on Jan. 29. Photo by John Chadwell.


San Benito County holds first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic

100 senior residents receive first dose in drive-thru format.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital has tents set up outside to service a higher amount of patients. Photo by Noe Magaña.


General public unlikely to receive COVID-19 vaccinations before spring

Though San Benito County is preparing to move to the next vaccination phase, limited supply could make mass inoculation difficult to accomplish.


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.

San Benito County Official Seal. Courtesy of San Benito County

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Public health services urges the community to stop social gatherings

Young people infected with the virus can be 'super spreaders.'

Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.


Opioid Task Force to host Feb. 8 town hall

San Benito County Public Health Services invites the community to meet health care providers and state government representatives to discuss the local opioid crisis.

Battalion Chief Charlie Bedolla from Hollister Fire Department. Photo by Diana Lopez.


Summer months bring heat-related illnesses

Keep safe this summer with advice from Public Health Services and the Hollister Fire Department.

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Californians traveling internationally urged to be vaccinated against Measles

In 2019 to date, there have been 38 cases of measles statewide.

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San Benito County to celebrate National Public Health Week 2019

San Benito County Public Health Services will host daily events April 1-5.