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Posted inCOVID-19

San Luis Obispo County Public Health launches updated COVID-19 dashboard

San Luis Obispo County Public Health launched a revamped COVID-19 dashboard on Sept. 27 to provide more detailed and streamlined data for the public. This is the first major change to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard since its creation in March 2020, including information from vaccination status to variant breakdowns. County Public Health spokesperson Tom Cuddy […]

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Federal mask mandate lifted in airports

Masks will no longer be required in airports after a federal ruling made Monday, according to a press release from the county of San Luis Obispo. Despite some local mandates being lifted, up until yesterday the CDC still required masks in public transportation conveyances and at transportation hubs. University spokesperson Matt Lazier said that Cal […]

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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 […]

Posted inOpinion

An unexpected ending: A pandemic reflection

Rebecca Caraway is a journalism junior and Mustang News opinion columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News.  Just two months ago, we were all worried about the Omicron variant. Everyone was waiting in line for tests and ordering KN95 masks. Apparently, that’s all over now. On Feb. 24, President Jeffrey Armstrong […]