Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Shelter-In-Place Guidelines Still In Effect Despite State ChangesHealth officers in six Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley warned residents Thursday that the regional COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place guidelines will remain in place through at least May 31 despite Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announced changes to the state’s order.
Coronavirus Update: South Bay Shows Signs Of Returning To Normal With First COVID-19 ReopeningsParts of the South Bay slowly started coming back to life Monday with the easing of restrictions on some businesses and outdoor activities, though social distancing protocols remain in effect.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Nurses Join May Day Protests Over Protective GearBay Area nurses are joining nationwide May Day actions Friday, demanding COVID-19 protections for all health care workers.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Golf Courses To Reopen Monday After Shelter Order ModificationBay Area golfers anxious to hit the links will be in luck Monday as some golf courses plan to reopen following a modification of the region's shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Health Officers Extend, Amend Shelter-In-Place Order To Allow Some Outdoor ActivitiesBay Area health authorities are amending the shelter-in-place order allowing for some outdoor activities such as construction, landscaping, as well as some recreational activities while keeping in place most of the current social distancing protocols.
Coronavirus Update: Warmer Bay Area Weather Prompting People To Seek Relief From Cabin FeverAfter five weeks into the shelter-in-place order, it seems cabin fever is kicking in and more people are heading out. Whether you're walking or driving, it's not hard to see that people are out and about in the Bay Area, and most people would argue traffic has gone up in recent days.
Bay Area Gas Prices Drastically Drop During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceAs the Bay Area remains under a shelter-in-place due to the coronavirus pandemic, those who are driving are paying gas prices that haven't been seen in years.
Coronavirus Update: BART Receives $251.6M In Federal Funding To Keep OperatingBART officials confirmed on Wednesday that the Metropolitan Transportation Commission has approved giving the transit agency $251.6 million in federal CARES Act FTA funding.
Economist, Health Expert Detail Bay Area's Return To Normal After PandemicThe reopening of cities and the return to normal life cannot be rushed and won't happen until a vaccine is available, and that's still at least 12 to 18 months away, experts say. When society reopens, it will be slow and happen in stages.
Coronavirus Update: Alameda, Contra Costa Counties Issue Strict Nursing Home Guidelines To Stop Infection SpreadFollowing increasing reports of coronavirus infections at nursing homes in California and the Bay Area, Alameda and Contra Costa counties have issued an order for all skilled nursing facilities to follow new guidance to stop the spread of the infection.
Coronavirus Update: Despite 'Flattening The Curve,' Bay Area Faces Long Road To NormalcyWhile California has successfully "flattened the curve," with Gov. Gavin Newsom saying the state projects a manageable peak of cases in May, that does not necessarily mean shelter-in-place orders will end come summer.
Coronavirus Update: Facebook Offering $15 Million In Grants To Help Bay Area Small BusinessesFacebook on Tuesday offered details about a new plan to make $15 million in grants available to Bay Area small businesses, partnering with the mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose to make the announcement.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Health Officials Recommend Covering Face When Leaving HomeMarking a shift in previous instructions, Bay Area health officials on Thursday started recommending residents cover their nose and mouth with cloth when leaving home for essential travel such as doctor appointments and grocery shopping.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Health Officials Extend Stay-At-Home Order To May 3, Add RestrictionsBay Area health officials in eight local jurisdictions on Tuesday officially extended the current coronavirus stay-at-home order through May 3 and added new restrictions in the hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19 and preserving hospital capacity across the region.
California Now Tracking Number Of Patients Hospitalized To Measure Spread Of CoronavirusAs California confronts a rising number of coronavirus cases, state leaders and health officials are increasingly focused on a different metric. They are using the number of people arriving at the hospital.