California Department of Public Health

Central Coast Coalition of Arts Leaders

The California Department of Public Health released new guidelines for outdoor seated live events and performances that went into effect April 1.

Jocelyn Brennan, South County Chambers

In response to the state’s stay-at-home order now in effect, local business groups are circulating an online petition, urging Governor Newsom to exclude San Luis Obispo County from the new lockdown.

Nurses across the Central Coast demonstrated this week, taking part in a national day of action. The healthcare workers aim to bring attention to the ongoing lack of personal protective equipment, or PPE.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New data released Tuesday from the California Department of Public Health reveals cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and infections are on the rise on the Central Coast. The number of gonorrhea cases have doubled and syphilis cases quadrupled in Santa Barbara County since 2011. 

Kirsten Macintyre, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

The State Health Department is continuing to test marine life along the California coast for a toxic chemical that's had many crab fishers out of work for months.