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SLO County joins Santa Barbara and Ventura with new mask mandate

By   /  Tuesday, August 31st, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Government, Latest news, Law, left, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on SLO County joins Santa Barbara and Ventura with new mask mandate

Public health officials in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties now require everyone to wear face coverings in all indoor public settings to protect against COVID-19, after San Luis Obispo County reinstated its mask mandate on Aug. 31. Citing rising case rates in San Luis Obispo County, Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein issued Read More →

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Central Coast Health Watch: Ventura County masks up; Cottage honored; CenCal pays for senior meals

By   /  Friday, August 27th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Central Coast Health Watch: Ventura County masks up; Cottage honored; CenCal pays for senior meals

Ventura County’s public health officer, Dr. Robert Levin, issued an order requiring masks indoors in most public settings starting Aug. 23, joining a mask mandate already in effect in Santa Barbara County. San Luis Obispo County is not requiring masks, though it has the region’s highest rate of new COVID-19 cases and lowest vaccination rate. Read More →

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Santa Barbara County brings back mask rule, with region’s lowest rate of new COVID cases

By   /  Friday, August 13th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Restaurants, right, Small Business, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara County brings back mask rule, with region’s lowest rate of new COVID cases

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Even without a government mandate, some businesses still requiring masks

By   /  Friday, July 16th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, left, Small Business, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Even without a government mandate, some businesses still requiring masks

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Tri-county hospital systems have enough PPE to protect staff

By   /  Friday, June 19th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Tri-county hospital systems have enough PPE to protect staff

Personal protective equipment levels are holding steady in the Tri-Counties as more parts of the economy reopen. At the start of the COVID-19 crisis, hospital systems scrambled to find gear to protect staff members as they treated people who were possibly infected. Through community partnerships, donations and state assistance, the hospitals have been able to Read More →

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Tri-county tech startups join effort to distribute PPE

By   /  Friday, June 12th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Tri-county tech startups join effort to distribute PPE

Tech startups across the Tri-Counties and Greater Los Angeles combined forces to raise some $200,000 in donations for personal protective equipment and direct it to Southern California health care systems. The effort, called SoCal Tech for SoCal Hospitals, combines the expertise of logistics and health care startups including Santa Barbara-based Well Health, and fundraising from Read More →

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Tri-county medical care providers adopt healthy practices

By   /  Thursday, May 28th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Tri-county medical care providers adopt healthy practices

Many medical offices in the Tri-Counties never closed during the coronavirus pandemic. As essential parts of their communities, they needed to stay open to serve patients with non-COVID-19 matters, such as helping people recover from surgeries or keep their eye sight. Many practices whittled down the number of people they were seeing to only the Read More →

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