Mixed Reaction From Bay Area Heath Experts To State's Indoor Mask MandateCiting an alarming increase in COVID-19 case rates, state health officials will require all residents, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status, to wear masks indoors for at least a month.
COVID: California Health Officials to Reinstitute Statewide Indoor Mask MandateCalifornia state health officials on Monday confirmed that an alarming increase in COVID-19 case rates would lead the state to reinstitute an indoor mask mandate and other restrictions starting December 15.
COVID: State Public Health Officials Urge Families To Vaccinate As Holidays LoomState public health officials urged families to get vaccinated against COVID-19 this week as part of a "week of action" prior to Thanksgiving and other holidays that include large gatherings.
COVID: Masks At Schools Likely To Stay Into New Year, State Health Officials SayState public health officials said Wednesday that indoor mask requirements in schools are likely to remain in place into 2022, but could be modified as more students get vaccinated against COVID-19.
State Health Officials Urge Vaccinations as Flu Season Begins in EarnestState public health officials urged residents this week to get a flu vaccine, especially if they are part of a high-risk group such as those age 65 and older.
COVID UPDATE: States Sees Drop In Cases In Metropolitan Areas, Rising In Rural AreasCalifornia is seeing mixed results in its battle against the resurgence of COVID-19 in the state, where urban areas are seeing a drop in cases while rural areas are seeing an increase.
COVID Schools: California Changes Course On Schools Enforcing Mask MandateAfter initially telling schools they must send students home if they refuse to wear masks indoors, California public health officials abruptly changed course and said districts will be able to decide how to enforce the mask mandate.
COVID Schools: California To Require Masks For All K-12 Students Indoors For Upcoming School YearCalifornia public health officials announced Monday that K-12 students will be required to wear masks indoors at schools once the upcoming school year begins.
COVID: California Weighing Issues Around New CDC Masking GuidelinesCalifornia's governor said Friday that his office is weighing issues of enforcement and workplace safety in considering whether and when to adopt the latest federal guidelines around masking.
COVID: San Francisco To Follow State Easing of Outdoor Masking RulesHealth officials in San Francisco announced Monday evening that the city would adopt the new guidance on masking that state officials plan to use, following CDC recommendations.
COVID Reopening: California Lifts Capacity Limits On Houses Of Worship In Wake Of Supreme Court RulingCalifornia public health officials announced Monday that COVID-19 capacity limits on houses of worship have been lifted, following last week's Supreme Court decision.