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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Short Term Vacation Rental Summary & Draft Ordinance Available

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The City’s Community Committee has released a Committee summary and a draft Short Term Vacation Rental (STR) Ordinance for public review. The Planning Commission will be reviewing the draft STR ordinance at its August 18, 2020 meeting. The Touri...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

San Luis Obispo County’s COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 14

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that two more SLO County residents have died due to COVID-19, bringing the COVID-19 deaths in SLO County to 14.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

County Reports Tenth and Eleventh Deaths Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that two SLO County residents have died due to COVID-19, the tenth and eleventh local deaths due to the virus.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Condado Reporta Décima y Onceaba Muertes Debido a COVID-19

El Condado de San Luis Obispo informó hoy que dos residentes del Condado de SLO han muerto debido a COVID-19, la décima y onceaba muerte local debido al virus.

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

City Launching “Be a Face Mask Hero” Campaign & Postpones Implementation of Planned One-Lane Closure

Given State of California’s statewide mask order and the importance of wearing masks to combat the spread of COVID-19, the City is launching the “Be a Face Mask Hero” campaign.

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

PRESS RELEASE - Morro Bay Council to Place Local Recovery & Emergency Preparedness Measure on Ballot

The Morro Bay City Council voted unanimously to place a local funding measure to address community-identified local recovery and emergency preparedness priorities on the November ballot.  

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

County Reports Eighth Death Due to COVID-19 Same Day as Largest Increase in Cases

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that an eighth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19. The news comes as officials also report the largest single-day increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in SLO County since the pandemic began.

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Condado Reporta Octava Muerte Debido a COVID-19 El Mismo Día Que el Mayor Aumento en Casos

El Condado informó hoy un octavo residente del Condado ha muerto debido a COVID-19. La noticia se produce cuando los funcionarios también reportan el mayor aumento de un día en los casos confirmados de COVID-19 en el condado desde que comenzó la pandemia.

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

State Orders More Business Sector Closures for SLO County Starting Tomorrow

To slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state, the California Department of Public Health has ordered the closure of several industries in San Luis Obispo County, effective tomorrow until further notice from the State.

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

County Health Officials Report Sixth Death Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a sixth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19.

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

State Orders Statewide Closures, More Closures Coming Soon for SLO County

To slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state, the California Public Health Department has ordered the closure of several industries statewide, effective immediately.

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Estado Ordena Cierres en Todo el Estado, Más Cierres Próximamente Para el Condado de SLO

Para frenar la propagación de COVID-19 en todo el estado, el Departamento de Salud Pública de California ha ordenado el cierre de varias industrias en todo el estado efectivamente de inmediato.

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Criteria Changes as Increased Demand Cuts Capacity

As demand for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing increases in San Luis Obispo County, the County Public Health Department is asking residents to only get tested if they are at high risk for transmission or serious illness related to the disease.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

County Health Officials Report Fourth Death Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a fourth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Funcionarios de Salud del Condado Reportan la Cuarta Muerte por COVID-19

El Condado de San Luis Obispo informó hoy que el cuarto residente del Condado ha muerto debido a COVID-19.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

County Health Officials Report Third Death Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a third SLO County
resident has died due to COVID-19.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Officials Say SLO County Heads for State’s Watch List After Increased COVID-19 Spread

County Public Health Officials expect San Luis Obispo County to end up on the State’s COVID-19 “watch list” soon after the County reportedly exceeded the State’s COVID-19 case rate criteria over the weekend.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

El Condado de SLO se dirige a la lista de vigilancia del Estado

Los funcionarios de salud pública del Condado esperan que el Condado de San Luis Obispo termine en la "lista de vigilancia" poco después de que el Condado supuestamente excedió los criterios de número de casos COVID-19 del Estado durante el fin de semana.

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

El Condado Ofrece formas Saludables Para Celebrar el Cuatro de Julio Durante COVID-19

A medida que aumenta el número de casos de COVID-19 en el condado de San Luis Obispo, se pide a los residentes que celebren el fin de semana del Día de la Independencia de manera segura y eviten las multitudes.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

County Health Officials Report Second Death Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a second SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Funcionarios de salud del condado reportan segunda muerte debido a COVID-19

El Condado de San Luis Obispo informó hoy que un segundo residente del Condado de SLO ha muerto debido a COVID-19.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

County to Triple Contact Tracing Team to Help in Fight Against COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is expanding its contact tracing team to 24 people, approximately tripling its size, to help in the fight against COVID-19 in local communities.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

El condado va a triplicar el equipo de rastreo de contactos para ayudar en la lucha contra COVID-19

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de San Luis Obispo está ampliando su equipo de búsqueda de contactos a 24 personas, aproximadamente triplicando su tamaño, para ayudar en la lucha contra COVID-19 en las comunidades locales.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Transitions Morro Bay Cares Program

The Morro Bay Cares program will be placed on hold until further notice. In the interim, Morro Bay Cares will take the form of Morro Bay Connects with the intent of pairing up those who need help with volunteers in the community.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

State Now Requires Face Coverings in High-Risk Settings

The State of California now requires the use of face coverings in high-risk settings, according to new State guidance released today and is tied to the State’s Executive Order directing all residents to continue to obey State public health directives.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

El estado ahora requiere mascarilla en escenarios de alto riesgo

El estado ahora requiere el uso de mascarillas faciales en entornos de alto riesgo, según guía estatal publicada hoy y va junta con la orden ejecutiva estatal dirigiendo los residentes que continúen a obedecer las directivas estatales de salud pública.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

County Adds More COVID-19 Testing Sites, Explains Delayed Test Results

Two new free COVID-19 testing clinics are scheduled for next week in Oceano and Cambria, following testing events this week in Nipomo and Morro Bay.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

El condado agrega más sitios de prueba COVID-19, explica los resultados de las pruebas demoradas

Dos nuevas clínicas de prueba COVID-19 gratuitas están programadas para la próxima semana en Océano y Cambria, luego de los eventos de prueba esta semana en Nipomo y Morro Bay.

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Weekly SLO County COVID-19 Case Statistics Update

County health officials urge residents to take more protective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the cases rise at a faster rate in San Luis Obispo County.

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Informe Semanal de Datos Estadísticos de COVID-19 en el Condado de SLO

Los funcionarios de salud del condado recomiendan a los residentes a tomar más medidas de protección para prevenir la propagación de COVID-19 a medida que los casos aumentan más a prisa en el Condado de San Luis Obispo.

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

No Cost COVID-19 Testing Event in Morro Bay 6/17-6/18/20

A no cost COVID-19 testing event will be held in Morro Bay next week for those with or without symptoms of COVID-19. Pre-registration for the event is required.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

SLO County Can Start In-Store Shopping, Dining in Restaurants Today

Date: May 20, 2020 

Contact: Michelle Shoresman, Public Information Officer 

(805) 781-5192, mshoresman@co.slo.ca.us 

SLO County Can Start In-Store Shopping, Dining in Restaurants Today

 

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

County of SLO Takes Steps to Protect Public Health by Limiting Tourism

Date: May 15, 2020 

Contact: Michelle Shoresman, Public Information Officer 

(805) 781-5192, mshoresman@co.slo.ca.us 

County of SLO Takes Steps to Protect Public Health by Limiting Tourism 

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Rock Solid Stories from the Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce

The Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce shares positive news about how its members are adapting their businesses and making a difference in our community during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

In Accordance with State Shelter at Home Order, Retail Stores Can Now Operate Curbside Service

Morro Bay, CA – California Governor Newsom announced this week that retail stores throughout California, including, but not limited to, bookstores, toy stores, florists, clothing stores and music stores can reopen with curbside pickup only this ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Morro Bay Launch Ramp - COVID-19 Precautions

Morro Bay Harbor Department will conduct a trial opening of the public boat launch ramp in order to provide recreational fishing opportunities.

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Public Notice: Cyber Safety and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)

Date: May 17, 2020

Contact: Linda Belch, Adult and Children’s Services Deputy Director 

(805) 781-1840, LBelch@co.slo.ca.us 

Cyber Safety and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)

 

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Launches “Morro Bay Cares” Program to help the Community in Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic

Morro Bay, CA – In a video address to the community, Morro Bay Mayor John Headding announced the launch of “Morro Bay Cares” program to help those in greatest need in our community, inform the general community and reduce the...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

City Declares Local Emergency Related to COVID-19

Morro Bay, CA – Out of an abundance of caution, the City Manager of Morro Bay, serving as the City’s Director of Emergency Services, has declared a local emergency related to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and first confirmed case of C...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

SLO County Public Health Issues Statement about Coronavirus

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Below is a posting from the County of San Luis Obispo Health Agency, Health Officer/Public Health Director Penny Borenstein, MD, MPH

"Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There are currently no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in San Luis Obispo County, an...

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

Water Reclamation Facility Project

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For information on the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) project, visit:

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Fire Department Adds New Self-Inspection Program for Qualifying Businesses and Rental Occupancies

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The Morro Bay Fire Department works vigilantly every day to provide proactive fire and life safety protection to our City. An integral part of services delivered remains to be fire inspections. The Fire Department offers businesses and rental occupancies ...

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