COVID Omicron Variant: CDC Expands Surveillance To San Francisco International AirportThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding surveillance at four major international airports, including San Francisco International Airport, to keep an eye out for the Omicron variant.
COVID: Spike In Cases In Bay Area Counties Not Likely To Bring Back Mask Mandates For VaccinatedJust as mask mandates in the Bay Area begin are lifting, now there is a rise in cases puts the Bay Area into CDC’s substantial and high transmission tiers. But that doesn’t mean counties will reimpose mask mandates.
COVID: CDC Report On Outbreak At Marin School Is A Primer For In-Person LearningAn in-depth report from the Centers for Disease Control highlighting a major COVID-19 outbreak at one Marin County school is giving a clear picture of the do’s and don’ts for schools that are fully reopening.
COVID: CDC Issues New Eviction Moratorium Until October 3The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new eviction moratorium that would last until October 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism from progressives that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic.
COVID: Sonoma County Fairgoers Unsure Whether To Mask Up Under Changing CDC RulesMass gatherings are allowed, now that the state has relaxed its COVID guidelines, but people at the Sonoma County Fair on Friday seemed unsure what to expect when the rules and the science itself are changing so rapidly.
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: Walmart, Trader Joe's and Costco Drop Mask Requirements for Vaccinated CustomersShoppers who are vaccinated against COVID-19 can shop without masks in some Walmart, Sam's Club and Costco locations as well as at Trader Joe's, the companies said in separate announcements Friday.
Federal Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium; What Does It Mean For Bay Area Renters?A federal judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has no authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium, saying the public health agency doesn’t have the constitutional right to stop evictions.
CDC Eases COVID-19 Outdoor Mask Wearing Restrictions For The Fully VaccinatedWhile local and state mask requirements remain in place, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued new guidance on outdoor use for fully vaccinated Americans.
COVID: Experts Weigh Vaccine Efficacy After Rare, Possible Side Effect Gets Johnson & Johnson Doses PulledThousands of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are being pulled over concerns about a rare but serious side effect. As Bay Area counties hit pause on distributing the vaccine, doctors are learning more about how effective they are overall and for how long.
COVID Travel: CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Can Travel Safely Within U.S.; CDPH Drops 120-Mile RecommendationThe Centers for Disease Control and the California Department of Public Health have made new recommendations for travelers amid increasing COVID-19 vaccinations.
COVID: Vaccine Has Bay Area Experts Optimistic Despite CDC Warning Of 'Impending Doom'A dire warning of 'an impending doom' was issued from the director of the Centers for Disease Control, but is a fourth and deadly COVID-19 surge really around the corner?
COVID Vaccine: CDC Anaphylaxis Study Reveals Individuals Most At-Risk For Allergic ReactionWhen it comes to allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control published a new anaphylaxis study in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
USDA Warns Against Eating Pre-Packaged Food With Recalled OnionsGovernment food regulators are warning U.S. consumers not to eat prepared meals sold at retailers including Walmart and Kroger that may contain recalled onions tied to a multistate salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 400 people.
Hundreds Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Red Onions From CaliforniaAn outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to eating red onions from a supplier in Bakersfield has sickened hundreds of people nationwide, according to health officials.