West Nile Virus Found in Santa Clara, Sunnyvale MosquitosSome adult mosquitos in Sunnyvale and Santa Clara have tested positive for the West Nile virus, following positive test results among mosquitos in Gilroy.
Drought Emergency: Santa Clara Water Officials Issue Dire Warning As Reservoirs Dip To Historic LowsWith the state in the grips of a historic drought, reservoirs in Santa Clara County are at extremely low levels, as seen in a new video from the county's water provider.
San Jose Man Arrested For Alleged Rape Of 16-Year-Old HitchhikerA San Jose man suspected of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl earlier this year in Santa Clara County was arrested on Friday.
COVID: Santa Clara County Readies For Boosters, Deploys 'Vax Mobile' To Reach UnvaccinatedHealth officials in Santa Clara County said they would be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine boosters in the coming weeks. Meanwhile a new "Vax Mobile" has been unveiled to reach scores of county residents who are still not vaccinated.
Santa Clara County Small Businesses Offered Grants For Taking Measures To Reduce COVID RiskSmall businesses in Santa Clara County which take steps to reduce the risk of COVID among customers and employees will be eligible for grants of up to $5,000, county officials announced Monday, with funding paid for by fines levied on other businesses that violated public health orders.
Fentanyl Laced Meth Claims 7 Homeless Lives In Santa Clara County; 'Delta Is Not The Only Deadly Variant'Seven homeless Santa Clara County residents have suffered fatal overdoses from methamphetamine containing fentanyl over the last three weeks, officials announced Friday.
COVID: Santa Clara County Officials Push for More Residents to Get VaccinatedSanta Clara County has launched a new push to get more people vaccinated, even though the region has one of the highest vaccination rates of any large county in the United States.
COVID Surge: 7 Bay Area Counties Issue Indoor Mask Mandate, Regardless of Vaccination StatusHealth directors from seven San Francisco Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley on Monday ordered residents living in their jurisdictions to once again wear masks at businesses, restaurants and other indoor public settings.
COVID Surge: Santa Clara County To Require Its 22,000 Workers To Be VaccinatedSanta Clara County leaders announced Thursday all county employees will be required to get a COVID vaccine. It came on the same day President Joe Biden rolled out vaccination requirements for federal employees.
COVID Update: Mandatory Workplace Vaccinations Urged In Contra Costa, Santa Clara County, San FranciscoHealth officials from Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties urged businesses Thursday to implement mandatory COVID vaccination policies amid the rapid rise COVID cases fueled by the Delta variant.
UPDATE: California Lawmakers Approve 1st State-Funded Guaranteed Income GrantsCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday approved the first state-funded guaranteed income plan in the U.S., $35 million for monthly cash payments to qualifying pregnant people and young adults who recently left foster care with no restrictions on how they spend it.
Small Vegetation Fire Burns in Southern Santa Clara County near San MartinA vegetation fire was burning in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday, Cal Fire reported.
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.
Santa Clara County Revises Official COVID-19 Death Toll Down by 22 PercentOn Friday, Santa Clara County health leaders announced a drop in its COVID-19 death toll by nearly a quarter after it refined its approach in reporting the data.
COVID: Santa Clara County Virus Death Toll Drops By 505 After ReviewSanta Clara County's Department of Public Health has redefined the way it counts COVID-19 deaths in the county, which has brought the total death toll down by 22 percent.