COVID California Santa Cruz County Coronavirus Local News 

County Stay-at-Home Order in Effect 12/17

REGIONAL STAY-AT-HOME ORDER IN EFFECT TOMORROW County of Santa Cruz Press Release: To preserve critical ICU capacity and protect the health and safety of residents, the remaining Bay Area Region counties, including Santa Cruz County, will implement the Regional Stay-at- Home Order based on data released by the state showing ICU capacity has fallen below the threshold for implementation. The… Read More
Governor Gavin Newsom Stay at Home order Coronavirus Local News 

Governor Newsom Issues Regional Stay-At-Home Order

Due to increasing cases of COVID-19 Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered non-essential travel to be restricted for 3 weeks for regions with less than 15% ICU capacity. Gatherings of any size will be prohibited, the order closes many businesses except for critical infrastructure and retail, and requires enforced mask-wearing and social/physical distancing. Retail would be limited to 20% capacity, take… Read More
Face masks San Lorenzo Valley Column: The Left Wing Columns Coronavirus Government 

The Great American Mask War

A recent study from Germany found that face masks reduced the daily growth rate of reported infections by around 40%. Another study concluded that “wearing of face masks in public corresponds to the most effective means to prevent interhuman transmission.” The CDC recommends them. So public health officers and public officials started mandating masks. Read More