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Grammy Award-winning ensemble will perform with Cal Poly choirs in the PAC

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer will perform with two Cal Poly choirs — Polyphonics and Chamber Choir — on May 12 at the Performing Arts Center. The performance will include selections from Chanticleer’s current tour, preview music from Cal Poly choirs’ current season and conclude with a finale joint performance of “Beauty of the Day.” […]

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San Luis Obispo County Public Health opens COVID-19 ‘Test to Treat’ sites 

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department has opened seven COVID-19 rapid testing and prescription treatment sites to accelerate coronavirus patient care.  If a person tests positive for COVID-19 at a “Test to Treat” site, they may receive a medical consultation and a prescription for Paxlovid, an antiviral pill to the virus, according to […]

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California issues stay-at-home order, more Cal Poly residents quarantined

California issued a limited stay-at-home order mandating that all non-essential work, movement and gatherings cease between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. for all counties in the widespread, purple tier – including San Luis Obispo County.  People may still go to the grocery store, walk their dog or pick up takeout from a […]

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With no open isolation beds, Cal Poly isolates some students at downtown hotel

Following a spike in COVID-19 cases in University Housing, Cal Poly began isolating students with the coronavirus off-campus late last week, according to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier.   Cal Poly moved 20 students to isolate off-campus last week, but Lazier said that the university cannot confirm where students are isolating due to “privacy concerns.” Some Cal […]

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Fifty-six students test positive for COVID-19, Cal Poly’s highest increase of cases

Twenty-four students living on campus and 32 students living off campus tested positive for COVID-19 since Thursday, Nov. 5, according to the university’s coronavirus dashboard updated Friday afternoon, Nov. 6. Today’s increase of COVID-19 cases is the highest this quarter, with 56 students in total testing positive.  San Luis Obispo County reported 72 new COVID-19 […]

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Record number of positive tests for Cal Poly students, county sees “alarming spike” in cases

Over the past three days, Cal Poly saw the largest increase in on-campus and off-campus student COVID-19 cases recorded this quarter, with 25 on-campus and 27 off-campus students testing positive for COVID-19. This week, 38 on-campus and 43 off-campus students tested positive for COVID-19, after only seven on-campus and 24 off-campus students tested positive last […]

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With 26 new cases — Cal Poly sees a “significant jump” in COVID-19

Nine students living on-campus and 17 students living off-campus tested positive for COVID-19 since Wednesday, Nov. 4, according to the university’s coronavirus dashboard updated Thursday afternoon, Nov. 5.  University officials called this increase in cases a “significant jump,” in a campus-wide email. The increase in cases was caused by sorority chapters hosting events that did […]

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Twenty-six students test positive for COVID-19

Sixteen students living on-campus and 10 students living off-campus tested positive for COVID-19 since Nov. 3, according to the university’s coronavirus dashboard updated Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 4. Despite the rise in COVID-19 cases on-campus, only two new University Housing residents were quarantined and no new students living on-campus were quarantined-in-place, according to the dashboard.   University […]