COVID19 Press Release

Novel (new) Coronavirus COVID-19
San Benito County

San Benito County Press releases:


2020-03-31 New Extended and More Restrictive Shelter In Place Order Issued by San Benito County Health Officer

2020-03-31 Nueva Extendida Y Mas Restrictiva Orden de Quedarse en Casa Emitida pro el Oficial de Salud del Condado de San Benito

2020-03-31 Frequently Assked Questions – Shelter In Place Order

2020-03-31 Preguntas Frecuentes – Orden del Oficial de Salud de Quedarse en Casa

2020-03-27 Keeping your Distance from others to Decrease Transmission of COVID-19 We are not doing enough

2020-03-27 Mantener su distancia de los demás para disminuir la transmisión de COVID-19 No estamos haciendo lo suficiente

2020-03-18 Health Officer Community Message #2 about Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-03-18 Del Oficial de Salud Mensaje a la Comunidad #2 sobre el Nuevo Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-03-17 San Benito County Reports First Death due to COVID-19

2020-03-17 El condado de San Benito informa primera muerte por COVID-19

2020-03-17 County Health Officer Issues Order

2020-03-17 Stay At Home Frequently Asked Questions

2020-03-17 Oficial de Salud del Condado de San Benito Emite Orden

2020-03-17 Quédese en casa excepto por necesidades esenciales

2020-03-17 Order of the Health Officer Shelter In Place

2020-03-17 Shelter In Place Press Release Video

2020-03-13 COVID-19 Update for San Benito County

2020-03-13 Comunicado De Prensa San Benito County

2020-03-06 County of San Benito declares Local State of Emergency to prepare for impacts associated with the COVID‐19 (Novel Coronavirus)

2020-03-09 San Benito County Public Health Services Announces Aggressive Recommendations to Reduce the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-03-09 Los Servicios de Salud Publica del Condado de San Benito Anuncian Recomendaciones Agresivas Para Reducir la Dispersion del Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-03-04 Health Officer message to community on COVID-19

2020-03-04 Un Mensaje a la Comunidad Del Oficial de Salud sobre el Nuevo Conronavirus COVID-19

2020-02-27 CDC Confirms Possible Instance of Community Spread of COVID-19 in U.S.

2020-02-07 2019 Novel Coronavirus FAQ’s

2020-02-07 2019 Nuevo Coronavirus (2019-nCov) Preguntas Frecuentes

2020-02-03 2019 Novel Coronavirus Patient Transferred Out of County for Medical Care

2020-02-03 2019 pacientes con nuevo coronavirus fueron transferidos fuera del condado para recibir atención médica

2020-02-02 Two cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

2020-02-02 Dos casos del nuevo coronavirus (2019-nCoV) confirmados en el Condado de San Benito

2020-01-29 SBC Public Health Monitors 2019 Novel Coronavirus




Public Health Division

351 Tres Pinos Road
Suite A-202
Hollister, CA 95023

(831) 637-5367

Fax (831) 637-9073

TDD/TTY (831) 636-0385

Toll-free (800) 756-0385


Mon-Fri  8AM – 5PM

Deputy Director

Lynn Mello
Director of Nursing
Public Health Administrator

Health Officer

Martin Fenstersheib, MD, MPH
Interim Health Officer

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