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UPDATE: Feds Launch Website Distributing Free At-Home COVID Testing Kits; Here's How To Get Your Free TestsThe scramble for COVID testing amid the omicron surge is ongoing, but the federal government is looking to provide some relief in the form of free self-testing kits delivered to your home.
COVID Outbreak Among San Jose Police Officers Creates Issues For Patrolling Nearly four dozen San Jose Police officers have been sidelined by COVID-19 -- an outbreak severe enough for the department to consider shifting detectives and others to patrol city streets part time.
Hayward Students Return to Class After Week of Remote Learning Due to COVIDAfter a week of remote learning due to COVID concerns, the Hayward Unified School District resumed in-person instruction on Tuesday.
UPDATE: Oakland Unified Faces Latest Protests Over Omicron Safety ConcernsThe Oakland Unified saw another day of protest Monday as a number of students and teachers skipped school to call for improved COVID safety measures.
San Pablo Eyes New Eviction Protections as COVID Cases SurgeThe San Pablo City Council will decide Tuesday whether to create a new urgency ordinance aimed at stopping no-fault evictions, as rising COVID-19 numbers cause increased hardship to city renters.
COVID: Lower Levels Of Viral RNA In Wastewater May Signal Turning Point In SurgeAs the Omicron rages on, Bay Area health experts believe we could be at a turning point in this latest surge of the pandemic, based on a decline in the virus' RNA detected in Santa Clara County's wastewater.