COVID Vaccine: State Making Vaccines Available to Those 65 and OlderCalifornia announced Wednesday it is expanding current eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include residents aged 65 and older.
COVID Surge: CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement To All Air Travelers Entering U.S.Health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday announced plans to expand the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States starting later this month.
CDC to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All UK-to-US TravelersPassengers arriving in the United States from the United Kingdom must test negative for COVID-19 before departure, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced late Thursday night.
COVID Purple Tier: Surge Puts Christmas Travel And Gathering Plans In JeopardyThe CDC urged people to not travel on Thanksgiving and now that warning has been extended into December as many contemplate what to do for Christmas.
Hospitals Brace for Post-Thanksgiving Surge in COVID-19 CasesThe U.S. death toll from COVID-19 could hit 321,000 by mid-December and hospitals might be overflowing with patients in many parts of the country.
COVID Vaccines: California Health Care Experts Plan for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine When AvailableThe news about potential coronavirus vaccines is promising but, when approved, the challenge will be distribution. California health officials are making plans now.
UC Berkeley Infectious Disease Expert Lauds Planned Biden Virus Task ForcePresident-elect Biden on Saturday said he will name an advisory panel on Monday charged with developing a national plan to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.
Dried Mushrooms Recalled After Salmonella Outbreak Sickens At Least 41 People At least 41 people in 10 different states including 25 in California have fallen ill from a salmonella outbreak linked to dried wood ear mushrooms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
COVID-19: CDC Warns Against Trick-Or-Treating, Other Halloween TraditionsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday released guidance assessing the risk level of traditional activities for the upcoming holiday season amid the coronavirus pandemic, including Halloween trick-or-treating.
Bay Area Health Officials Advise All to Wear Face Coverings in PublicWhile the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is still expected to revise guidelines and advise all Americans to wear face coverings when outside their homes, Bay Area public health departments made that decision Thursday
Coronavirus Update: All Grand Princess Passengers Complete Quarantine At Travis AFBAll 850 passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship have completed their federal coronavirus quarantine at Travis Air Force Base and have departed, federal health officials said Wednesday.
Coronavirus Update: SFPD Warns Of Fake 'Health Inspectors' Going Door-To-DoorPolice in San Francisco on Monday warned residents not to open their homes to people going door-to-door claiming to conduct inspections for the CDC or the SF Department of Public Health.
Coronavirus Update: CDC Says All Gatherings Of 50+ In U.S. Should Be Postponed, CancelledThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending all in-person events of 50 people or more nationwide be cancelled or postponed to promote the practice of social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Listeria Outbreak Likely From Recalled Enoki Mushrooms Kills 4, Hospitalizes 30A recalled type of mushrooms distributed by a Southern California company is likely the cause of a listeria outbreak that has killed four people and hospitalized 30 including nine in California, authorities said.
Nurses Hold Day Of Action To Protest CDC's Coronavirus Containment MeasuresThe California Nurses Association and its parent group National Nurses United are holding a national day of action Wednesday, including Bay Area rallies to protest the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's suggested containment measures for the coronavirus.