COVID: 'Dr. Marty' Retires After Leading Successful Santa Clara County Testing, Vaccination EffortAfter decades of work with Santa Clara County Department of Public Health, Dr. Marty Fenstersheib's storied career is coming to an end as the COVID-19 pandemic eases.
COVID Surge: Spread Of Variants Worry Santa Clara County Health OfficialsSanta Clara County health officials warned residents Thursday of a potential spread of COVID-19 variants in the area after all four of the variants were discovered in the county.
COVID: Santa Clara County Begins Offering Vaccines To All Residents 65 And Older - 'No Wrong Door' For ShotsHealth officials in Santa Clara County on Thursday announced a partnership with other major vaccine providers in the South Bay to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to any county resident 65 and older, regardless of one's healthcare provider.
COVID: Testing Demand Grows Before Thanksgiving As Bay Area Health Official Urges No Travel, GatheringsThe demand for COVID-19 testing is spiking less than a week away from Thanksgiving. Many people said they want to get tested before hopping on a flight and spending time with family, but a public health official urges people to delay gatherings instead.
COVID: Math Teacher Linked To 'Boogaloo' Movement Ordered To Trial For Threatening Santa Clara County Health's Dr. Sara Cody A community college math instructor with ties to the far-right, anti-government “boogaloo” movement was ordered to stand trial on charges that he sent threatening letters to Santa Clara County health officer Dr. Sara Cody during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gilroy Math Teacher to Stand Trial For Harassment of County Health OfficerA Santa Clara County judge ordered a community college teacher with ties to the far-right, anti-government "boogaloo" movement to stand trial Thursday on charges that he sent threatening letters to a county health officer.
Gov. Newsom Signs Order Allowing Health Officers To Obtain Confidentiality Services Because Of HarassmentLocal public health officials will now be eligible for California's Safe at Home confidential address program because of the threats and harassment they have faced while working to protect the public during the coronavirus pandemic.
'Boogaloo'-Linked Gilroy Teacher Accused Of Threatening Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara CodyA Gilroy man was arrested on suspicion of sending threatening letters to Santa Clara public health official Dr. Sara Cody, Detectives allegedly found 138 guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition and explosives at his home.
NorCal Teacher Linked To 'Boogaloo' Movement Accused Of Threatening Dr. Sara Cody, Mocking Slain Deputy's WidowAuthorities have arrested a California community college instructor, Alan Viarengo, with ties to the far-right, anti-government "Boogaloo" movement last week for allegedly sending more than two dozen threatening letters to Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody.
CDC Posts Relaxed COVID-19 Testing Guidelines From White House That Health Experts Call 'Bizarre'U.S. health officials sparked criticism and confusion after posting guidelines on coronavirus testing from the White House task force that run counter to what scientists say is necessary to control the pandemic.
Santa Clara County Health Officials: COVID-19 Data Problem Has Them 'Feeling Blind'Statewide technical issues resulting in incomplete COVID-19 testing data have left Santa Clara County "back to feeling blind," County Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody said in a news conference Wednesday.
Santa Clara Health Officer: Lack Of Coordination Hampering COVID-19 ResponseSanta Clara County's top health officer said Tuesday that a disorganized reopening process erased much of the progress made during the initial shelter-in-place.
Santa Clara County Offers Preview Of Coronavirus Reopening PlanThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and Public Health Department held a joint meeting Monday with the San Jose City Council to preview the county's new reopening plan.
California Reopening: Santa Clara County Health Officer Says Gov. Newsom Moving Too QuicklyGavin Newsom has crafted himself as a data-driven governor, letting the facts dictate what has been a largely cautious approach to public safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. Now some California health officials are wondering if that's still the case.
Coronavirus Update: 'Sparkles Of Optimism' As Pandemic Shows Signs Of Slowing In Santa Clara CountyIn an interview with KPIX 5, Santa Clara County's public health officer urged the community to continue to obey the shelter in place order because, she said, it's working.