CDC: Vaccinated Teachers, Students Don't Need To Wear Masks Inside ClassroomsVaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines.
COVID: California To Continue Mask Mandate Through June 15California health officials said Monday they were keeping the state's current mask mandates in place until June 15.
COVID Reopening: East Bay Moviegoers Carefully Step Back Into TheatersWith pandemic restrictions starting to be peeled back, people in the East Bay headed out Friday night to enjoy a night at the movies as Regal Cinema reopened theaters in Berkeley and Oakland.
Drug Expert: U.S. Needs an 'Operation Warp Speed' for Opioid EpidemicA new federal report shows how the coronavirus pandemic has created a perfect storm when it comes to drug overdose deaths.
COVID Lockdown Stress Leads to Spike in Opioid Overdose DeathsDuring the COVID pandemic, according to a new CDC report, the United States has set a record when it comes to overdose deaths.
Bay Area Officials Ponder Easing Indoor Mask Requirements in Wake of New CDC GuidanceMore than a year after the pandemic began, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans could dispense with wearing masks in most settings.
CDC Recommends Pfizer's COVID Vaccine for Kids Age 12 and UpThe CDC on Wednesday formally adopted a recommendation from a panel of its independent advisers to use Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents age 12 to 15.
CDC Panel Adjourns Without Vote on Extending Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine PauseA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee did not vote Wednesday on whether to extend the nation's pause on Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, after experts on the panel argued there was still insufficient data to make final recommendations.
COVID Restrictions Ease for Vaccinated Travelers; Traffic Swells at Bay Area AirportsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new travel guidelines Friday that ease restrictions for fully-vaccinated travelers.
COVID Vaccines: Women Reporting Worse Side Effects Than Men In CDC StudyThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the results of a study that examined that first 13.7-million people to receive the vaccine and found that women experienced worse side effects than men.
Use Noisemakers, Consider An Outdoor Projector: CDC Urges Safe, Physically-Distant Super Bowl Watch PartiesExperts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the safest way to watch the Super Bowl is at home with the people you live with, but they still had a few tips for attending a watch party or even going to the game.
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.