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July 13, 2024

UPDATE: Covid-19 in Santa Clara County

Preliminary data for positive Covid-19 cases in Santa Clara County over the last seven days show that the daily rate of new infections has stayed about the same since the county moved into the state’s “orange tier” about a week ago.

What Santa Clara County’s sewers reveal about coronavirus

As coronavirus infections skyrocket throughout the nation, scientists are studying the foul sludge coursing through thousands of miles of sewage pipes in Silicon Valley and South Santa Clara County to identify outbreaks before they’re reflected in official case counts.

De Paul Health Center now open for non-acute care

De Paul Health Center in northeast Morgan Hill is now open, temporarily, to treat non-acute step-down patients during the current Covid-19 surge.

De Paul remodel on track for early 2021 completion

By early next year, De Paul Health Center’s former emergency room will be renovated to accommodate dozens of hospital beds and a variety of healthcare services in an expanded urgent care clinic, with longer-term plans to develop a skilled nursing home in the Morgan Hill facility’s old hospital wing.

Where to get a Covid-19 test in South County

There are more than 50 free Covid-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County. Most Covid-19 tests last minutes and are easy to schedule either online or over the phone.

Coronavirus confirmed at Morgan Hill nursing home

Pacific Hills Manor, a skilled nursing home in Morgan Hill, revealed this week that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

24 Hour Fitness to close Morgan Hill location

24 Hour Fitness, a national chain of gym clubs, announced today it is filing for bankruptcy and will be “restructuring” the company due to stresses of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the company will permanently close more than 100 clubs, including their Morgan Hill location.

County investigating Covid-19 ‘cluster’ at Costco

County health officials are investigating four Costco stores, including Gilroy, on reports of Covid-19 “clusters.” According to Santa Clara County Public Health, six employees of the 7251 Camino Arroyo store in Gilroy tested positive for Covid-19 between July 24-30. The Sunnyvale location had 13 confirmed cases...

Covid-19: By the numbers in Morgan Hill

Local public health officials on Nov. 30 reported 801 new cases of the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 35,085 since the pandemic began in March.

Food insecurity hits home

Second Harvest Food Bank spokeswoman Suzanne Willis says the struggles of hungry families are often intertwined with housing insecurity, job insecurity and all forms of social, racial and economic injustices.

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