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Direct Relief and FedEx Cares partner to distribute PPE

By   /  Friday, May 22nd, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Direct Relief and FedEx Cares partner to distribute PPE

Goleta-based Direct Relief has partnered with FedEx Cares to ship personal protective equipment nationwide to help underserved communities combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Direct Relief’s partnership with FedEx Cares has allowed the nonprofit to distribute more than 4.3 million masks, 3.1 million gloves, 622,000 face shields and 100,000 gowns. Direct Relief is the largest nonprofit provider Read More →

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Tri-Counties enter Stage 2 of reopening

By   /  Thursday, May 21st, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Tri-Counties enter Stage 2 of reopening

Story updated at 10:30 a.m. May 22: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties officially got the state’s approval to move into Stage 2 of reopening on May 20. Tens of thousands of businesses and 1.4 million residents are roughly on the same path to ending the lockdown orders imposed in early March due Read More →

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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  /  Comments Off on SLO, Ventura counties meet Newsom’s new reopening criteria

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  /  Comments Off on Reopening will not be easy, but it can be done

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  /  Comments Off on CSU cancels in-person classes for fall

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  /  Comments Off on Tri-Counties start to reopen closed parts of the region’s economy

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  /  Comments Off on Amgen’s Otezla could be treatment for COVID-19

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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