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Decas: Port keeps goods flowing during pandemic

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Op/Eds, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Decas: Port keeps goods flowing during pandemic

By Kristin Decas There is no doubt, we are in uncharted waters. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many of our families and friends in the United States and globally. The Port of Hueneme appreciates the leadership of local agencies and government partners’ leadership who are tirelessly working to reduce the health impacts of the coronavirus Read More →

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Our view: Social distancing could be required for months

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Social distancing could be required for months

Is the Central Coast headed toward a COVID-19 peak or is an April surge in our future? That is the key question amid signs that decisions by state and local governments to reduce social interaction in early March are starting to pay off. At press time the most alarming signals were coming from Santa Barbara Read More →

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Tri-county firms offer products in response to COVID-19

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2020  /  Biotech, Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Tri-county firms offer products in response to COVID-19

Tri-county technologies are being deployed in the fight against the coronavirus response — but getting products in the field is not always easy. That’s put pressure on Central Coast manufacturers, including FLIR, Seek Thermal, Raytheon and Wyatt Technology to keep supply chains intact as tech firms work with skeleton crews and adopt new safety and Read More →

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Demand spikes at tri-county food banks due to COVID-19 layoffs

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Nonprofits, Restaurants  /  Comments Off on Demand spikes at tri-county food banks due to COVID-19 layoffs

In the past month, the FoodBank of Santa Barbara County has quadrupled the amount of food it’s distributing to members of the community. Even still, families will line up hours in advance for food distribution, and supplies will be gone within 15 minutes of the first box being passed out. “The scale is different than Read More →

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Gerhardt and Wilson: Everyone must fight COVID-19

By   /  Monday, March 30th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, South Coast, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Gerhardt and Wilson: Everyone must fight COVID-19

By Drs. Nels Gerhardt and Brett Wilson We are emergency physicians at Cottage Health. We live and work in this community, so we are also your neighbors, friends, and the local doctors who may diagnose your child’s ear infection at 3 a.m., or fix your broken wrist. These are trying times and nowhere is the Read More →

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Tri-county hospital rebuilds make room for beds

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, South Coast, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Tri-county hospital rebuilds make room for beds

The tri-county region, like the rest of California, is likely to face shortages of hospital beds and other medical resources during the coronavirus pandemic, but the bed shortage could be made less severe by the region’s recent hospital building boom. Until the pandemic, parts of the region had an oversupply of potential hospital beds — Read More →

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COVID-19 challenging for tri-county spas and salons

By   /  Friday, March 27th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Small Business, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on COVID-19 challenging for tri-county spas and salons

Prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the region’s salon and spa businesses had witnessed a transformation of their business model, moving toward memberships and express services as customers integrated them into a broad approach to wellness. In recent weeks, though, the heavily touch-based businesses have been among the hardest hit by shelter-in-place orders Read More →

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