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Public Health Department responds to public measles exposure in Santa Clara County

July 9, 2024

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department has been notified of a measles case in a non-Santa Clara County resident who was in the county during their infectious period. The individual traveled out of San José Mineta International Airport on July 2, 2024. Individuals who visited the sites below at the dates and times indicated may be at risk of developing measles due to exposure.

Santa Clara County Faces Rising Temperatures This Week

July 3, 2024

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the entire Bay Area beginning July 2nd, 2024, at 11:36 a.m. through July 9th, 2024, at 11:00 p.m. The Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is urging members of the community to take necessary precautions.

County Appoints New Deputy Director of Social Services Agency

June 20, 2024

Duffy has served as the County’s chief children’s officer for the last two years. She has more than a decade’s experience of improving the lives of children and families and making the programs that serve them more effective and responsive.

County of Santa Clara Encourages California Public Utilities Commission to Preserve Landline Service for Residents

June 18, 2024

The County of Santa Clara has been advocating on behalf of residents and fighting to preserve landlines, particularly for those who live in disaster-prone areas with unreliable cellular service. In a report to the Board of Supervisors on June 18, County leaders detailed the latest advocacy efforts asking the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to deny AT&T’s request to withdraw from being a designated carrier that is required to provide basic telephone service.