COVID: All Bay Area Counties Except Solano Outpacing State Vaccination RatesIn the greater Bay Area, COVID-19 vaccination rates among people age 12 and up are outpacing the state's vaccination rate in all but one county as of Monday.
COVID: Contra Costa Orders County Workers To Be Vaccinated By October 4 Or Face Possible TerminationAll Contra Costa County employees must be vaccinated by October 4 or face discipline up to and including termination, a county official said this week.
COVID: Marin County Surge Plateauing, Health Officer Credits High Vaccination RateMarin County's surge in COVID-19 cases has started to plateau, a reflection of the county having the highest vaccination rate in California, the county's top health official said Tuesday.
COVID: California Orders Some Correctional Employees To Get VaccinatedGuards, janitors, administrators and other California corrections personnel who don't provide health care services directly but who may be exposed to the coronavirus will now be required to get vaccinated under a new state public health order released this week.
COVID: Marin County To Require Vaccine Verification Or Testing For First RespondersFirst responders in Marin County will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or undergo weekly testing under a new health order issued by public health officials Friday.
COVID: San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Calls For Proof Of Vaccination For Events At City-Owned VenuesAmid rising COVID-19 cases, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo will propose an urgency ordinance requiring proof of vaccination for events with 50 or more people at city-owned facilities.
COVID: Santa Clara County Readies For Boosters, Deploys 'Vax Mobile' To Reach UnvaccinatedHealth officials in Santa Clara County said they would be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine boosters in the coming weeks. Meanwhile a new "Vax Mobile" has been unveiled to reach scores of county residents who are still not vaccinated.
COVID: California Expands Proof Of Vaccination, Testing Requirement To Indoor Events With 1,000 Or More PeopleCalifornia health officials on Wednesday expanded the proof of vaccination requirement to attend large indoor gatherings such as concerts and sporting events, amid the ongoing surge in cases due to the Delta variant.
COVID: Government Expected To Soon Recommend Vaccine Boosters; UCSF Doctor Weighs InThe United States will soon recommend a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for just about everyone who is fully vaccinated. An announcement from the White House is expected as soon as this week.
COVID: Sonoma Supes Vote To Require Proof Of Vaccination Or Testing For County EmployeesSonoma County will now require all county employees to submit proof of vaccination or undergo regular testing for COVID-19 after a Tuesday vote by the Board of Supervisors.
COVID Sports: Raiders To Require Proof Of Vaccination At Home Games; Gruden SupportsCoach Jon Gruden said he supports the Las Vegas Raiders' new policy requiring fans attending regular-season home games to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19.
COVID: California State Assembly To Require Vaccine For Its EmployeesEveryone who works in the California Assembly must receive the coronavirus vaccine or risk losing their job, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon said.
COVID: Contra Costa County Requiring First Responders To Show Proof Of Vaccination Or Test WeeklyFirst responders in Contra Costa County, including law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical personnel, must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing starting next month.
COVID: Stanford Requiring Weekly Coronavirus Tests For Students This Fall, Even If VaccinatedOfficials at Stanford University announced that all students who will be coming to campus for in-person learning for Fall 2021 must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and undergo periodic coronavirus testing, regardless of vaccination status.
COVID: Contra Costa Offers $100 To People Who Refer Unvaccinated To Get Their ShotsContra Costa Health Services launched a COVID-19 vaccination incentive program Wednesday in which residents and organizations can receive $100 for every person they convince to get fully vaccinated.