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COVID-19 Updates for Santa Clara County

Latest news for our community.
January 30, 2021
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Dear Neighbors,

This week, Santa Clara County reached some grim milestones: over 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and over 1,300 COVID-19 related deaths over the course of the pandemic. This weekend also marks the 1-year anniversary of the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Santa Clara County.

With those over 65 years of age making up over 80% of COVID-related deaths, the County has expanded eligibility for the vaccine to those who are 65 and over. Check eligibility updates and/or schedule an appointment to receive a vaccine at

On Monday, January 25th, the State announced the lifting of its Regional Stay at Home Order. As a result, Santa Clara County moved back into the Purple Tier of the State's "Blueprint for a Safer Economy". Find detailed information on the new changes at Please note that County and State restrictions may differ, and that the stricter of the two should be followed.

Our condolences to all who have lost a loved one this past year. Let us all stay strong as we continue to fight through this pandemic.

Together in health,
County of Santa Clara


More on the Purple Tier and Vaccines:

Now that Santa Clara County is back in the Purple Tier, see what's changed by viewing our Instagram carousel here.
"Based on my experience with contagious diseases, only an effective vaccine can stop this pandemic. I got my vaccine on day one."  Dr. Daljeet Rai, MD
People who are 65 and older are now eligible to get their vaccine. Help the older adults in your life schedule their vaccine appointment by visiting

Vaccine Updates Among Grim Milestones

Santa Clara County provides updates on vaccine distribution and surpassing 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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