SJB Health Foundation property from Valero Station. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Housing / Land Use

San Benito Health Foundation plans for clinic, housing in SJB

Nearly 52 more acres are planned for development south of the city.

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


SBC concludes investigation into alleged unauthorized COVID-19 vaccinations

Public Information Officer David Westrick states county found claims that San Benito Health Foundation vaccinated individuals beyond permitted phase were substantiated.

San Benito Health Foundation. File photo.

Community Opinions

COMMENTARY: SJB Rotary supports San Benito Health Foundation COVID vaccination program

SJB Rotary board member Vicki Morris writes that the club is proud of its contributions to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting and volunteering with the health foundation.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

Supervisor admits receiving COVID-19 vaccination from SB Health Foundation

Bea Gonzales said a medical provider offered the vaccine because she cares for her 80-year-old mother.

San Benito Health Foundation. Photo By Noe Magaña.


Q&A: San Benito Health Foundation Director Rosa Vivian Fernandez

Leader talks about decision to give vaccinations beyond what county said state permits.

San Benito Health Foundation. File photo.


Public Letter: SB Health Foundation responds to allegations of unauthorized vaccine administration

Jorge Terrones with SBHF writes that the foundation has been unfairly suspended from weekly COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

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.

San Benito Health Foundation Photo provided


San Benito Health Foundation Receives COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Cooperman was the first health worker to receive the Moderna vaccine at the San Benito Health Foundation Clinic, as frontline health care workers get priority.

Families in line at the June 13 relief drive in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.


Feeding the Frontline drive-thru events planned for August

San Benito Health Foundation and other organizations to distribute food to families in need during COVID-19 pandemic.

Group photo from Dr. Sharma's office: Vanessa Garcia, Linda Rodriguez, Cecelia Vasquez, Dr. Sharma and Henry Vinokurov. Photo by Leslie David.

Public Letter

PUBLIC LETTER: Dr. Sharma moves services to San Benito Health Foundation

Previously operated as San Benito County EyeCare since 1989 in Hollister and 2002 in Los Banos.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.


Congressman Jimmy Panetta to speak at San Benito Health Foundation ceremony

Changes to the facility include solar panels, LED lights and an ethanol-fueled generator.

Constrution zone at San Health Foundation. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Business / Economy

Hollister healthcare center goes green

San Benito Health Foundation installs solar panels, retrofits lighting and moves to bioethanol generator.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Children and Youth

Free summer lunch program for youth starts with June 10 BBQ

San Benito Health Foundation program will run from June 11 to July 26.

Some of the booths set up at the Nov. 17 Community Health Fair in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Health fair introduces area services to San Juan Bautista residents

Ten organizations offer information and resources.