San Mateo County Launches Enforcement Unit To Crack Down On COVID Health Order ViolatorsIn an effort to crack down on repeat offenders of the coronavirus health order, San Mateo County Monday launched a new compliance team, and new website to file complaints against alleged offenders.
Santa Clara County Eyes Lifeline For COVID-Affected Small BusinessesWith federal stimulus monies still tied up in Washington, Santa Clara County officials may be taking a bold step to help struggling small businesses. The county could soon be creating a new $100 million low-interest loan program for small businesses.
Newsom: Potential COVID Vaccines To Be Reviewed By State Panel; 'We Will Not Take Someone's Word For It'Preparing for the next step in the battle with COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newson Monday unveiled the framework for a massive statewide vaccine distribution network, driven by a group of immunization and public health experts which will green-light any vaccine approved by the federal government.
Alameda County Reopening: Gyms, Personal Care Services Back In Business IndoorsAlameda County gave the green light to reopen additional business sectors Friday, including indoor services such as gyms, personal care services, museums and libraries.
San Francisco Health Director: Trump's Disregard Of Science Has Caught Up To HimThe Health Director for the City of San Francisco, Dr. Grant Colfax, said Friday that President Donald Trump's positive COVID-19 diagnosis is the inevitable result of his disregard of science and his administration's handling of the pandemic.
Concord To Reopen Playgrounds Following New Guidance From State Health OfficialsThe city of Concord announced Wednesday that it will open its 19 playgrounds on Thursday following new guidance from state public health officials.
Oakland Police Beef Up Patrols Amid Spike In Homicides; Pandemic Seen As Major FactorSeven people have been killed in Oakland in the last five days, prompting police officials to beef up patrols and call on federal help. Oakland police said several factors are causing the uptick in violence, and COVID-19 is a major one.
Free COVID-19 Testing To Be Offered At Oakland International Airport For Passengers, WorkersFree, rapid-result COVID-19 testing will begin next week at Oakland International Airport for employees and the public, airport officials said Tuesday.
UC Berkeley To Begin Spring Semester With Fully Remote LearningSpring semester at the University of California, Berkeley will begin with fully remote learning for at least the first two weeks of the session, the university announced Tuesday.
Newsom Cites Troubling COVID Trend, Warns Of Second Wave If People Don't Remain VigilantCalifornia is seeing signs of a second wave of coronavirus creeping into the Bay Area and Southern California and Governor Gavin Newsom Monday urged people to remain vigilant and keep up mitigation efforts as flu season approaches.
'Long-Haulers' Face Debilitating Chronic Health Issues Following Coronavirus RecoveryDoctors are reporting cases of people who have recovered from COVID-19 and who then continue to battle a litany of chronic medical issues.
Contra Costa County Orders Private Health Providers To Expand, Improve COVID-19 TestingHealth officials in Contra Costa County have ordered private health care facilities to expand COVID-19 testing and provide timely test results to essential workers, people with symptoms and those who have been exposed to the virus.
Santa Clara County Health Workers Seek Out Small Businesses To Spread Safe COVID-19 PracticesSanta Clara County is stepping up outreach efforts to help small businesses survive the pandemic and the economic downturn.
Cal/OSHA Cites Santa Rosa Police, Bay Area Hospitals, Care Facilities Over COVID ViolationsCal/OSHA has cited the Santa Rosa Police Department, along with several Bay Area hospitals and skilled nursing facilities for failing to protect employees from COVID-19, the agency announced Wednesday.
Getting A Good Night's Sleep Proves Elusive For Many In Age Of COVIDIf you are not sleeping through the night, sleep experts say join the club.