San Benito County Public Health Services will conduct a free flu vaccination clinic later this month in preparation for the upcoming flu season. The free vaccination clinic will be held Thursday, October 26 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at...
The County of San Benito Public Health Department is advising residents to take precautions due to the visible smoke in the air. The current situation is a result of unhealthy air quality from the wildfires in the North Bay and...
With the Calaveras fault running through Hollister and the San Andreas fault in San Benito County, it’s no surprise that every earthquake in the region creates aftershocks on social media. Over the last month, five earthquakes have occurred in the...
Public health officials warn of an increase in hepatitis A cases throughout California. While San Benito County has no confirmed cases of the disease, county public health officials want residents to know how to prevent infection. Hepatitis A can...
The new West Hills Water Treatment Plant is now operational and bringing higher-quality, better-tasting water to the west and central areas of Hollister. A grand opening event is planned to celebrate on Saturday, November 4 at 10 a.m. The treatment plant...
The West Nile virus has been detected in San Benito County. “In San Benito County we just received confirmation that one sentinel chicken tested positive for the West Nile virus,” San Benito County Agricultural Commissioner Karen Overstreet said in a...
Natural disasters can happen at any time or any place. Residents in Texas, Louisiana and Florida know that first hand with the devastating Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. San Benito County is no stranger to natural disasters. Massive flooding occurred...
Thousands of Hollister residents can look forward to receiving better quality drinking water when the West Hills Water Treatment Plant goes into operation at the end of the month. Located off Union Road by the San Justo Reservoir, the...
Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced Monday that the San Benito Health Foundation received a federal grant of $1.8 million. The foundation received $1,806,177 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, according to a press release dated August 7. Santa...
Beneath the Hollister night sky at the San Benito High School football stadium, more than two hundred people walked at the Relay for Life of Hollister cancer fundraiser last weekend. Twenty-four teams and 222 participants took part in the overnight...

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