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SLO, Ventura counties meet Newsom’s new reopening criteria

By   /  Monday, May 18th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties meet the new rules Gov. Gavin Newsom released May 18 for when counties are ready to reopen but Santa Barbara County does not. In order to move forward with reopening, counties have to meet several criteria, including: • Stable hospitalizations of COVID-19 individuals on a seven-day average of daily Read More →

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Reopening will not be easy, but it can be done

By   /  Friday, May 15th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Education, Latest news, South Coast  /  No Comments

The pain from the COVID-19 pandemic will be here for a while, but we can learn from it. That was a theme of a UC Santa Barbara economic webinar examining the effects of COVID-19 on Santa Barbara County and what that means going forward. The May 7 webinar featured four local experts on subjects ranging Read More →

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CSU cancels in-person classes for fall

By   /  Tuesday, May 12th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Education, Latest news  /  No Comments

The California State University system, including Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and CSU Channel Islands, will cancel nearly all in-person classes in the fall and provide instruction online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chancellor Timothy White announced May 12. “Our university, when open without restrictions and fully in person, as is the traditional norm of Read More →

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Tri-Counties start to reopen closed parts of the region’s economy

By   /  Friday, May 8th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Small Business, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

California is reopening some previously-closed establishments, but what that actually looks like will depend on the county — and in some places, the city — where people live. San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties are all taking different approaches as they figure out how to best protect their populations while allowing some parts Read More →

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Amgen’s Otezla could be treatment for COVID-19

By   /  Friday, May 8th, 2020  /  Biotech, Central Coast Health Watch, Earnings, East Ventura County, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

Amgen’s newly acquired Otezla product line could find a role in a suite of new therapies designed to treat COVID-19 patients. News of the potential for the rheumatoid arthritis product came as the Thousand Oaks-based biotech reported that earnings and revenue shot up in the first quarter. The company’s outlook stayed flat as it shifts Read More →

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COVID-19 testing in Santa Barbara, Ventura counties gets $4M in funding

By   /  Thursday, May 7th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  No Comments

Organizations in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties received $4 million in federal funds for COVID-19 testing in the area. The funding came from the Health Resources & Services Administration, which gave nearly $583 million to more than 1,300 health centers across the nation. Of that, the HRSA sent $97.2 million to support almost 180 health Read More →

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Tri-county health care providers have enough PPE for now

By   /  Friday, May 1st, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Tri-county health care providers have enough PPE for now

Levels of personal protective equipment for tri-county medical providers are holding steady as all three counties are facing manageable levels of COVID-19 spread, public health officials said. None of the three counties have had to dip into their surge planning, and hospitals have started reaching out to their local communities to let them know that Read More →

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