COVID-19 Relief Act Leaves Out Vulnerable Groups
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion stimulus bill, will provide direct financial assistance to Americans in the form of relief checks. But most college students, and other vulnerable groups, will not be eligible.
UCSC Health Services Remain Operational
The UC Santa Cruz Student Health Center is open and will remain open during spring quarter. In-person visits are limited to students living on campus who experience acute injury or illness. Everyone accessing in-person care will be screened for fever and respiratory symptoms before entering….
Santa Cruz County Confirms First Death due to COVID-19
As of 1 p.m. on March 29, there are 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one death resulting from the virus in Santa Cruz County. The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency announced the county’s first COVID-19-related death on March 29. According to a county…
Food Not Bombs Provides Shelter to 180 Houseless Residents
As of March 26 at 3 p.m., there are 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County. There are over 1,000 houseless residents in Santa Cruz. Unhoused and unprotected, they are some of the most vulnerable to COVID-19. The City of Santa Cruz cleared…
Campus Moves to Protect Students from COVID-19
By Haneen Zain and Elena Neale Updated: March 13, 2020 3:22 p.m. UC Santa Cruz suspended all in-person classes from March 11 through April 3 after a second case of COVID-19, or coronavirus disease 2019, was confirmed in Santa Cruz County on March 9. The…