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About 25% of San Luis Obispo County has received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Despite increases in vaccine distribution, COVID-19 cases for the county continue to remain level at about 34 new cases per day. County Public Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein said cases may not be decreasing because of St. Patrick’s Day gatherings. Spikes usually occur weeks after holiday gatherings, so the St. Patrick’s Day transmission timeline is […]

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SLO County now vaccinating entire phase 1b, making more groups eligible

Vaccine eligibility in San Luis Obispo County now encompasses all of the education sector, agricultural workers, emergency services, unpaid caregivers and people ages 16-64 who have certain health conditions, according to a March 10 press briefing.  This encompasses Cal Poly employees, as the vaccine is now approved for higher education workers and student employees. San […]

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“Nothing but good news for a change”: San Luis Obispo County sees more vaccinations, fewer cases

Two weeks ago San Luis Obispo County moved into the red tier for the first time since November, and the numbers indicate more progress. The county remains in phase 1B of vaccine distribution (65+ residents), however K-12 teachers and childcare workers may also be eligible in six to eight weeks via a lottery registration. So far, […]

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Cal Poly to hold most fall classes in person

The “vast majority” of fall 2021 classes will be held in person, President Jeffrey Armstrong announced in a campus-wide email today, March 2. Cal Poly expects fall quarter to be as close to “normal” as possible while still adhering to safety precautions, according to Armstrong’s email. The university anticipates that student spacing in classrooms will […]