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.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Italian-Style Antipasto MeatsAn outbreak of salmonella has been linked to pre-packaged, Italian-style meats sold nationwide, with several dozen people getting sick, including seven cases in California.
COVID Booster Shots To Be Offered To Eligible Americans Beginning Sept. 20Federal health officials said Wednesday that vaccinated Americans will need to get booster shots eight months after receiving their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to maximize its protection against the virus and extend its durability.
Santa Clara Health Officials Approve 3rd COVID Vaccine Dose For Immunocompromised ResidentsOn the heels of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation, Santa Clara health officials announced Saturday that they were making a third dose of COVID-19 vaccination available for people who have a compromised immune system.
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.
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.
CDC's New School Distancing Guidelines Say 3 Feet Apart Is Often EnoughMost students only need to be spaced 3 feet apart in classrooms, according to new guidance for schools published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – just half of the 6 feet first recommended by the agency to curb the spread of COVID-19 in schools.
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-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.
CDC: Hispanic, Black Children More Likely To Be Hospitalized For COVID-19, Suffer Rare SyndromeRacial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday.
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
CDC Recommends Separating Pregnant Women With COVID-19 From Newborns Up To A WeekThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that expectant mothers with confirmed or potential COVID-19 should consider being separated from their newborns after birth for up to a week.
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.
1st U.S. Coronavirus Case Of Unknown Origin From Solano County, Treated In SacramentoHealth officials on Wednesday confirmed that a new coronavirus case of unknown origin has been diagnosed in Solano County and is currently being treated in Sacramento County.