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Contra Costa County’s second lockdown may threaten small businesses

Due to the second lockdown, gyms were required to move business outdoors, resulting in more difficulties.
December 20, 2020

On Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, Contra Costa County began their second lockdown which will last till Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. The new lockdown brings a sense of déjà vu - there are mask mandates in every corner,...

Regional stay at home orders to take place in Contra Costa County for three weeks

Many non-essential businesses were told to close because of a new Stay at home order.
December 6, 2020

Starting on Sunday night, December 6, Contra Costa County will instate a shelter in place order similar to the one in March. On Friday, Governor Newsom had announced that all areas besides retail and...

Entertainment businesses face COVID-19 impacts

Entertainment businesses forced to shut down due to COVID-19 are eager to open.
December 4, 2020

Update as of Nov. 13: As COVID cases are rising, Contra Costa County is now back to the red tier which means a limited amount of businesses will be allowed to open. On Friday, Nov. 13, businesses, including...

Contra Costa County falls into purple tier; school reopening plans unaffected

Some important COVID statistics from Contra Costa County
November 17, 2020

Contra Costa County moved into the most restrictive purple tier, or “widespread” COVID risk, effective Nov. 17, from the red tier, or “severe” risk tier - a development county officials predicted...

COVID-19: Contra Costa County returns to the red tier as cases climb

The requirements for California's tier system that describes COVID risk.
November 14, 2020

On Friday Nov. 13, more restrictive social distancing measures were put into place as Contra Costa County moved back into the red tier, shifting the county from a “moderate” COVID risk spread to a...

SRVUSD’s Hybrid Learning Model: a Q&A with a district official

SRVUSD will implement its new hybrid learning model beginning January 2021.
November 10, 2020

Beginning second semester, students in SRVUSD will have the option to return to in-person school with a new hybrid model or stay remote full-time. We conducted an interview with SRVUSD Communications Specialist...

States recruit health care professionals to combat COVID-19

New York National Guard members Reagan Long and Naomi Velez register patients at a COVID-19 testing location in Glenn Island Park, New Rochelle, on March 14.
May 3, 2020
States have struggled to expand the workforce of medical professionals, thus resorting to deploying those waiting for licenses, retired or graduating from medical school.
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