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Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Bail rules that have applied since April will continue as COVID-19 remains an “ever-present concern,” Presiding Judge Deborah A. Ryan said Wednesday. Read full article: Santa Clara County extends $0 bail sched...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 contact tracing – here's how

Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 contact tracing – here's how

Last month, both Apple and Google rolled out new COVID-19 contact tracing tools with the goal of helping curb the spread of COVID-19 and alert people who have [...] Read full article: Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 conta...→

Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Bail In Alameda, Santa Clara Counties

Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Bail In Alameda, Santa Clara Counties

The Superior Courts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties have extended the emergency zero bail order which was scheduled to end on June 20 across the state. Read full article: Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Ba...→

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Hundreds gathered to mourn fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. Read full article: Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz Count...→

Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty

Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty

A memorial service for a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty earlier this month is scheduled to take place Wednesday morning at Cabri [...] Read full article: Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deput...→

Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse to Use Contact Tracing Apps

Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse to Use Contact Tracing Apps

According to a recent report, more than seven in ten Americans refuse to use coronavirus contact tracing apps developed by tech giants like Apple and Google. Read full article: Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse...→

Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Contracted Coronavirus During Primary Election As City Ramps Up Contact Tracing

Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Contracted Coronavirus During Primary Election As City Ramps Up Contact Tracing

Johnson worked as a poll worker at Andrew Hamilton School during the June 2 primary. She says she believes that is when she contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Co...→

CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing limited COVID-19 outbreak for UT students on spring break trip

CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing limited COVID-19 outbreak for UT students on spring break trip

In March, Austin Public Health reported a group of approximately 70 adults in their 20s left for a spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on a chartered p [...] Read full article: CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing ...→

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor ‘Worrisome’ New COVID-19 Cases SANTA CLARA — As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Cla [...] Read full article: Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa...→

Despite army of workers, coronavirus contact tracing in Washington state is challenging

Despite army of workers, coronavirus contact tracing in Washington state is challenging

Washington state officials have trained workers who are now finally ready to make phone calls for contact tracing for coronavirus — but those who are doing the [...] Read full article: Despite army of workers, coronavirus con...→

Officials issue warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls

Officials issue warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls

(WSVN) - Officials have issued a new warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls. Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a warning Monday urging the public [...] Read full article: Officials issue warning about fake COVID...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Vector control officials in Santa Clara County on Friday confirmed that multiple mosquitoes collected from the 95054, 95051 and 95050 ZIP codes tested positive [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas ...→

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

As D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue through the phases of reopening, one key element to help make us safer is contact tracing. Each health department is hi [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact...→

Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on contact-tracing app

Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on contact-tracing app

U.K. contact tracing, India-China tensions, a stolen van Gogh: Here’s what you need to know. Read full article: Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on c...→

Santa Clara County leaders to address Supreme Court's rejection of Trump's bid to end DACA program

Santa Clara County leaders to address Supreme Court's rejection of Trump's bid to end DACA program

Santa Clara County leaders are expected to hold a press conference Wednesday morning on the Supreme Court's rejection of Pres. Donald Trump's efforts to end th [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County leaders to address Su...→

Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil penalties over use of taxes?

Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil penalties over use of taxes?

Santa Clara County was notified of the error in January, and the state wants $145 million to correct it. Read full article: Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil ...→

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Mehmet Oz said on Tuesday that he was worried about the states that have shown a "significant" increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations.  Read full article: Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavir...→

Letter: Santa Clara County is low on police accountability

Letter: Santa Clara County is low on police accountability

SCC DA Jeff Rosen could start by inviting South Bay members of the Black Lives Matter movement to review report. Read full article: Letter: Santa Clara County is low on pol...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

With new COVID-19 cases on the rise again, Santa Clara County court officials announced Wednesday they were extending the zero bail requirements for residents [...] Read full article: Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Ex...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand broadband access | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Officials in Roanoke County, Virginia, are seeking proposals to expand broadband access to unserved residents and businesses. The Roanoke Times [...] Read full article: Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a bumpy start, report says

NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a bumpy start, report says

New York City's coronavirus contact tracing program is off to a bumpy start, The New York Times reported. Read full article: NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps

MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps

The MIT Technology Review recently published an article noting that a number of new coronavirus contact tracing apps have been introduced that invasively track [...] Read full article: MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus C...→

Santa Clara County temporarily extends $0 bail for low-level offenses, restarts jury trials

Santa Clara County temporarily extends $0 bail for low-level offenses, restarts jury trials

The move comes about a week after California justices rescinded the statewide bail schedule last week, giving lower courts discretion to continue it. Read full article: Santa Clara County temporarily extends $...→

Santa Clara to investigate ex-police captain charged in eBay cyberstalking case

Santa Clara to investigate ex-police captain charged in eBay cyberstalking case

Brian Gilbert’s role in alleged conspiracy was to “rescue” victims from the harassment, court documents say Read full article: Santa Clara to investigate ex-police cap...→

Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites open in Santa Clara County this week

Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites open in Santa Clara County this week

Testing locations in Cupertino, Los Altos, Palo Alto and San José offer nasal swabs without an appointment. Read full article: Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites ope...→

Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Tracers Urging Residents To Answer Their Phones

Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Tracers Urging Residents To Answer Their Phones

“What usually happens, is we go to voicemail. The modern telemarketing and spamming that goes on, it hurts us,” said Russ Jones of Tarrant County Public Health [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Trace...→

Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambush shooting released from hospital

Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambush shooting released from hospital

A Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy wounded in an “ambush” shooting that killed a sergeant in Ben Lomond earlier this month has been released from the hospita [...] Read full article: Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambu...→

States Back Out of Google and Apple's Contact Tracing App Plans

States Back Out of Google and Apple's Contact Tracing App Plans

Multiple States across the country are reportedly walking back promises to use contact tracing systems developed by Silicon Valley tech firms such as Google an [...] Read full article: States Back Out of Google and Apple's Co...→

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Bail rules that have applied since April will continue as COVID-19 remains an “ever-present concern,” Presiding Judge Deborah A. Ryan said Wednesday. Read full article: Santa Clara County extends $0 bail sched...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing limited COVID-19 outbreak for UT students on spring break trip

CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing limited COVID-19 outbreak for UT students on spring break trip

In March, Austin Public Health reported a group of approximately 70 adults in their 20s left for a spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on a chartered p [...] Read full article: CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing ...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand broadband access | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Officials in Roanoke County, Virginia, are seeking proposals to expand broadband access to unserved residents and businesses. The Roanoke Times [...] Read full article: Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand...→

Officials issue warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls

Officials issue warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls

(WSVN) - Officials have issued a new warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls. Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a warning Monday urging the public [...] Read full article: Officials issue warning about fake COVID...→

NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a bumpy start, report says

NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a bumpy start, report says

New York City's coronavirus contact tracing program is off to a bumpy start, The New York Times reported. Read full article: NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a...→

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Vector control officials in Santa Clara County on Friday confirmed that multiple mosquitoes collected from the 95054, 95051 and 95050 ZIP codes tested positive [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas ...→

MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps

MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps

The MIT Technology Review recently published an article noting that a number of new coronavirus contact tracing apps have been introduced that invasively track [...] Read full article: MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus C...→

Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on contact-tracing app

Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on contact-tracing app

U.K. contact tracing, India-China tensions, a stolen van Gogh: Here’s what you need to know. Read full article: Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on c...→

Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Bail In Alameda, Santa Clara Counties

Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Bail In Alameda, Santa Clara Counties

The Superior Courts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties have extended the emergency zero bail order which was scheduled to end on June 20 across the state. Read full article: Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Ba...→

Santa Clara to investigate ex-police captain charged in eBay cyberstalking case

Santa Clara to investigate ex-police captain charged in eBay cyberstalking case

Brian Gilbert’s role in alleged conspiracy was to “rescue” victims from the harassment, court documents say Read full article: Santa Clara to investigate ex-police cap...→

Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty

Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty

A memorial service for a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty earlier this month is scheduled to take place Wednesday morning at Cabri [...] Read full article: Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deput...→

Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Tracers Urging Residents To Answer Their Phones

Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Tracers Urging Residents To Answer Their Phones

“What usually happens, is we go to voicemail. The modern telemarketing and spamming that goes on, it hurts us,” said Russ Jones of Tarrant County Public Health [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Trace...→

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Mehmet Oz said on Tuesday that he was worried about the states that have shown a "significant" increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations.  Read full article: Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavir...→

States Back Out of Google and Apple's Contact Tracing App Plans

States Back Out of Google and Apple's Contact Tracing App Plans

Multiple States across the country are reportedly walking back promises to use contact tracing systems developed by Silicon Valley tech firms such as Google an [...] Read full article: States Back Out of Google and Apple's Co...→

Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Contracted Coronavirus During Primary Election As City Ramps Up Contact Tracing

Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Contracted Coronavirus During Primary Election As City Ramps Up Contact Tracing

Johnson worked as a poll worker at Andrew Hamilton School during the June 2 primary. She says she believes that is when she contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Co...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

With new COVID-19 cases on the rise again, Santa Clara County court officials announced Wednesday they were extending the zero bail requirements for residents [...] Read full article: Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Ex...→

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor ‘Worrisome’ New COVID-19 Cases SANTA CLARA — As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Cla [...] Read full article: Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

Despite army of workers, coronavirus contact tracing in Washington state is challenging

Despite army of workers, coronavirus contact tracing in Washington state is challenging

Washington state officials have trained workers who are now finally ready to make phone calls for contact tracing for coronavirus — but those who are doing the [...] Read full article: Despite army of workers, coronavirus con...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

As D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue through the phases of reopening, one key element to help make us safer is contact tracing. Each health department is hi [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact...→

Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 contact tracing – here's how

Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 contact tracing – here's how

Last month, both Apple and Google rolled out new COVID-19 contact tracing tools with the goal of helping curb the spread of COVID-19 and alert people who have [...] Read full article: Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 conta...→

Santa Clara County temporarily extends $0 bail for low-level offenses, restarts jury trials

Santa Clara County temporarily extends $0 bail for low-level offenses, restarts jury trials

The move comes about a week after California justices rescinded the statewide bail schedule last week, giving lower courts discretion to continue it. Read full article: Santa Clara County temporarily extends $...→

Santa Clara County leaders to address Supreme Court's rejection of Trump's bid to end DACA program

Santa Clara County leaders to address Supreme Court's rejection of Trump's bid to end DACA program

Santa Clara County leaders are expected to hold a press conference Wednesday morning on the Supreme Court's rejection of Pres. Donald Trump's efforts to end th [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County leaders to address Su...→

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Hundreds gathered to mourn fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. Read full article: Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz Count...→

Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites open in Santa Clara County this week

Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites open in Santa Clara County this week

Testing locations in Cupertino, Los Altos, Palo Alto and San José offer nasal swabs without an appointment. Read full article: Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites ope...→

Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil penalties over use of taxes?

Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil penalties over use of taxes?

Santa Clara County was notified of the error in January, and the state wants $145 million to correct it. Read full article: Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil ...→

Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse to Use Contact Tracing Apps

Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse to Use Contact Tracing Apps

According to a recent report, more than seven in ten Americans refuse to use coronavirus contact tracing apps developed by tech giants like Apple and Google. Read full article: Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse...→

Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambush shooting released from hospital

Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambush shooting released from hospital

A Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy wounded in an “ambush” shooting that killed a sergeant in Ben Lomond earlier this month has been released from the hospita [...] Read full article: Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambu...→

Letter: Santa Clara County is low on police accountability

Letter: Santa Clara County is low on police accountability

SCC DA Jeff Rosen could start by inviting South Bay members of the Black Lives Matter movement to review report. Read full article: Letter: Santa Clara County is low on pol...→

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Bail rules that have applied since April will continue as COVID-19 remains an “ever-present concern,” Presiding Judge Deborah A. Ryan said Wednesday. Read full article: Santa Clara County extends $0 bail sched...→

Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Contracted Coronavirus During Primary Election As City Ramps Up Contact Tracing

Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Contracted Coronavirus During Primary Election As City Ramps Up Contact Tracing

Johnson worked as a poll worker at Andrew Hamilton School during the June 2 primary. She says she believes that is when she contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Philadelphia Poll Worker Believes She Co...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing limited COVID-19 outbreak for UT students on spring break trip

CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing limited COVID-19 outbreak for UT students on spring break trip

In March, Austin Public Health reported a group of approximately 70 adults in their 20s left for a spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on a chartered p [...] Read full article: CDC reports ‘effective’ contact tracing ...→

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

With new COVID-19 cases on the rise again, Santa Clara County court officials announced Wednesday they were extending the zero bail requirements for residents [...] Read full article: Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Ex...→

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor ‘Worrisome’ New COVID-19 Cases SANTA CLARA — As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Cla [...] Read full article: Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Despite army of workers, coronavirus contact tracing in Washington state is challenging

Despite army of workers, coronavirus contact tracing in Washington state is challenging

Washington state officials have trained workers who are now finally ready to make phone calls for contact tracing for coronavirus — but those who are doing the [...] Read full article: Despite army of workers, coronavirus con...→

Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand broadband access | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Officials in Roanoke County, Virginia, are seeking proposals to expand broadband access to unserved residents and businesses. The Roanoke Times [...] Read full article: Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand...→

Officials issue warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls

Officials issue warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls

(WSVN) - Officials have issued a new warning about fake COVID-19 contact tracing calls. Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a warning Monday urging the public [...] Read full article: Officials issue warning about fake COVID...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a bumpy start, report says

NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a bumpy start, report says

New York City's coronavirus contact tracing program is off to a bumpy start, The New York Times reported. Read full article: NYC coronavirus contact tracing off to a...→

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Vector control officials in Santa Clara County on Friday confirmed that multiple mosquitoes collected from the 95054, 95051 and 95050 ZIP codes tested positive [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas ...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact Tracers to Slow Spread of COVID-19; Are You Right for the Job?

As D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue through the phases of reopening, one key element to help make us safer is contact tracing. Each health department is hi [...] Read full article: DC, Maryland and Virginia Employ Contact...→

MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps

MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps

The MIT Technology Review recently published an article noting that a number of new coronavirus contact tracing apps have been introduced that invasively track [...] Read full article: MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus C...→

Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 contact tracing – here's how

Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 contact tracing – here's how

Last month, both Apple and Google rolled out new COVID-19 contact tracing tools with the goal of helping curb the spread of COVID-19 and alert people who have [...] Read full article: Your iPhone can help with COVID-19 conta...→

Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on contact-tracing app

Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on contact-tracing app

U.K. contact tracing, India-China tensions, a stolen van Gogh: Here’s what you need to know. Read full article: Britain seeks Silicon Valley’s help on c...→

Santa Clara County temporarily extends $0 bail for low-level offenses, restarts jury trials

Santa Clara County temporarily extends $0 bail for low-level offenses, restarts jury trials

The move comes about a week after California justices rescinded the statewide bail schedule last week, giving lower courts discretion to continue it. Read full article: Santa Clara County temporarily extends $...→

Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Bail In Alameda, Santa Clara Counties

Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Bail In Alameda, Santa Clara Counties

The Superior Courts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties have extended the emergency zero bail order which was scheduled to end on June 20 across the state. Read full article: Superior Courts Extend Emergency Zero Ba...→

Santa Clara County leaders to address Supreme Court's rejection of Trump's bid to end DACA program

Santa Clara County leaders to address Supreme Court's rejection of Trump's bid to end DACA program

Santa Clara County leaders are expected to hold a press conference Wednesday morning on the Supreme Court's rejection of Pres. Donald Trump's efforts to end th [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County leaders to address Su...→

Santa Clara to investigate ex-police captain charged in eBay cyberstalking case

Santa Clara to investigate ex-police captain charged in eBay cyberstalking case

Brian Gilbert’s role in alleged conspiracy was to “rescue” victims from the harassment, court documents say Read full article: Santa Clara to investigate ex-police cap...→

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller at memorial service

Hundreds gathered to mourn fallen Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was shot and killed in the line of duty earlier this month. Read full article: Community mourns fallen Santa Cruz Count...→

Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites open in Santa Clara County this week

Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites open in Santa Clara County this week

Testing locations in Cupertino, Los Altos, Palo Alto and San José offer nasal swabs without an appointment. Read full article: Six coronavirus pop-up testing sites ope...→

Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty

Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deputy Killed in Line of Duty

A memorial service for a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty earlier this month is scheduled to take place Wednesday morning at Cabri [...] Read full article: Memorial Set for Santa Cruz County Deput...→

Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil penalties over use of taxes?

Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil penalties over use of taxes?

Santa Clara County was notified of the error in January, and the state wants $145 million to correct it. Read full article: Letter: Santa Clara County facing civil ...→

Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Tracers Urging Residents To Answer Their Phones

Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Tracers Urging Residents To Answer Their Phones

“What usually happens, is we go to voicemail. The modern telemarketing and spamming that goes on, it hurts us,” said Russ Jones of Tarrant County Public Health [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Trace...→

Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse to Use Contact Tracing Apps

Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse to Use Contact Tracing Apps

According to a recent report, more than seven in ten Americans refuse to use coronavirus contact tracing apps developed by tech giants like Apple and Google. Read full article: Poll: More Than 7 in 10 Americans Refuse...→

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavirus cases: We have to 'get serious' about contact tracing

Dr. Mehmet Oz said on Tuesday that he was worried about the states that have shown a "significant" increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations.  Read full article: Dr. Oz worried about uptick in coronavir...→

Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambush shooting released from hospital

Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambush shooting released from hospital

A Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy wounded in an “ambush” shooting that killed a sergeant in Ben Lomond earlier this month has been released from the hospita [...] Read full article: Deputy injured in Santa Cruz County ambu...→

Letter: Santa Clara County is low on police accountability

Letter: Santa Clara County is low on police accountability

SCC DA Jeff Rosen could start by inviting South Bay members of the Black Lives Matter movement to review report. Read full article: Letter: Santa Clara County is low on pol...→

States Back Out of Google and Apple's Contact Tracing App Plans

States Back Out of Google and Apple's Contact Tracing App Plans

Multiple States across the country are reportedly walking back promises to use contact tracing systems developed by Silicon Valley tech firms such as Google an [...] Read full article: States Back Out of Google and Apple's Co...→