COVID: Certain California Prison Guards Must Be Vaccinated, Judge RulesA judge in California ruled Friday that state prison guards who work in and around facilities' health care settings must be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
COVID: Santa Clara County Begins Offering Booster Shots For All 3 VaccinesHealth officials in Santa Clara County announced Friday that booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines are now available.
COVID: Sonoma County Sets Youth Vaccination Goals With Authorization For Kids 5-11 LoomingSonoma County public health officials announced their goal Wednesday of administering COVID-19 vaccines to one-quarter of the county's 5-11-year-old children by Dec. 1.
Despite Fines, Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Remains Defiant Over Customer Vaccine VerificationsDespite facing fines from Contra Costa health authorities for not verifying vaccine status for dine-in customers, the In-N-Out in Pleasant Hill appeared to remain defiant Wednesday night.
SFMTA: 275 Employees Yet To Comply With COVID Vaccine Mandate, Warns Of Possible DisruptionsThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency warned of possible disruptions to transit service and parking enforcement next month, as nearly 300 employees have yet to comply with the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
COVID: Marin Health Officials Urge Seniors To Get Booster Vaccine Shots As Holidays LoomHealth officials in Marin County urged seniors to receive COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, saying few have received a third dose since the shots became available.
COVID: Bay Area Pediatricians Already Prepare As FDA Considers Authorizing Vaccine For Kids Ages 5-11Young children, ages 5 to 11, could get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as next month if it gets authorization by the FDA, but pediatricians are already preparing.
COVID: Marin County To Ease Indoor Mask Mandate In Some Settings With 100% VaccinationHealth officials in Marin County announced Friday that it plans to ease the county's indoor mask mandate in certain settings where all people present can prove they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officials To Make Major Announcement on Mask MandatesBay Area county health officials on Wednesday confirmed that they will be making a major announcement regarding mask mandates on Thursday.
COVID: Contra Costa County May Modify Health Order As Hospitalizations DropContra Costa County's rate of COVID-19 related hospitalizations are down, and health officials are currently working out details to possibly modify the standing health order.
COVID: Napa County Health Officials Tout 90% Vaccination Rate; Prepare To Vaccinate KidsRoughly 90 percent of eligible Napa County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose as local case and hospitalization data trends down, the county's public health officer said Tuesday.
COVID: Berkeley Mayor Lauds Community On Achieving 93% Full Vaccination RateCity officials in Berkeley announced this week that more than nine out of 10 eligible residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, making it among the highest rates in the country.
YouTube Boots Anti-Vaccine Accounts With Large Followings In Misinformation CrackdownThe video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno said it will no longer allow users to baselessly speculate that approved vaccines, like the ones given to prevent the flu or measles, are dangerous or cause diseases.
COVID: Santa Clara County Opens Sites To Provide Pfizer Booster ShotsHealth officials in Santa Clara County announced Monday the opening of several sites that will offer booster shots to those who have received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Contra Costa County Toughens COVID Requirements For Indoor ActivitiesContra Costa County joined San Francisco and Berkeley Wednesday in requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test at the door to step inside certain businesses.