Coronavirus Pandemic: UC Researchers Find Most COVID-19 Antibody Tests Perform 'Reasonably' WellCalling it the "Wild West" of medical testing, a team of University of California researchers have been conducting head-to-head comparisons of various new procedures being used to detect the COVID-19 antibodies.
Coronavirus Update: Hayward Dispatching COVID-19 Testing Teams To Nursing HomesThe city of Hayward said it is providing coronavirus testing of nursing home residents and employees by dispatching mobile teams of specifically-trained firefighter-paramedics.
Coronavirus Update: Sonoma County Announces Additional Testing, Drive-Thru SiteSonoma County Public Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase said Wednesday the county has received 5,000 specimen swabs for additional testing for COVID-19.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Unveils New Testing, Contact Tracing Program As Part Of Plan To Ease RestrictionsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday offered new details on the steps to begin easing some of the restrictions put in place to stop the spread of coronavirus, placing additional emphasis on testing and contact tracing.
Mayor Breed: CityTest SF Gives Essential Workers, Residents With COVID-19 Symptoms Access To TestingAll essential employees in San Francisco now have access to COVID-19 coronavirus testing, as well as any resident who is experiencing symptoms and can't otherwise get tested, Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday.
Coronavirus Update: Kaiser Rushes To Build Lab In Berkeley To Process 10,000 Tests / DayKaiser Permanente is rushing to build a 7,700-square-foot state-of-the-art lab by June 1 that will be able to conduct 10,000 new coronavirus tests a day.
California Recommends Coronavirus Tests For Some With No SymptomsCalifornia public health officials say local authorities should test people for the coronavirus in “high risk settings” even if they don't have symptoms.
Coronavirus Testing Program Launched For Latinos Living In San Francisco Mission DistrictLatinx San Franciscans make up 23% of coronavirus cases in the city, yet only 16% of the population. That’s part of the reason the University of California, San Francisco wants to test people living between South Van Ness Ave. and Harrison St., and Cesar Chavez Blvd. and 23rd Street.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Releases COVID-19 Outbreak Tracking Map By Zip CodePublic health officials Monday released a breakdown of San Francisco's more than 1,200 confirmed coronavirus cases by neighborhoods and zip codes, revealing the city's Mission District has been the hottest spot for community spread during the current outbreak.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Newsom Creating Attack Plan To Address 'Testing Deserts' In CaliforniaAddressing criticism over access to coronavirus testing, Gov. Gavin Newsom said during his daily briefing Monday that he was developing a plan to eliminate 'testing deserts' within the state, particularly when it comes minority and rural populations in California.
Coronavirus Update: Antibody Testing May Not Deliver Accurate ResultsThe coronavirus antibody test could be critical in reopening the country and economy, but many experts say these tests are often inaccurate.