Coronavirus Positive Nursing Home Staffers Allegedly Told To Return To Work, Families SayAs Alameda County health officials reported a growing outbreak of coronavirus infections at two senior care facilities in Hayward and Castro Valley, families of employees who tested positive alleged they were told to return to work.
Local Businesses Fulfill Grocery Orders As Online Delivery Services Overwhelmed During PandemicAs the Bay Area shelter-in-place enters its second month, many people are trying to use online grocery delivery services. But many of the services, like Instacart, Safeway grocery delivery and Amazon Fresh, are experiencing overwhelming demand.
Worshipers Gather Virtually On Big Week Of Religious CelebrationsFor many religions, this would be a big week to celebrate and come together, but many have to adjust to the new way of worship online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ghost Ship Case: Derick Almena To Be Released From Santa Rita Jail Due To CoronavirusAn Alameda County Superior Court Judge has decided to release Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena from custody at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin due to concerns surrounding coronavirus cases at the jail, officials said Wednesday.
Coronavirus Update: Despite 'Flattening The Curve,' Bay Area Faces Long Road To NormalcyWhile California has successfully "flattened the curve," with Gov. Gavin Newsom saying the state projects a manageable peak of cases in May, that does not necessarily mean shelter-in-place orders will end come summer.
Sierra Aviation Company Flies Coronavirus Supplies To Bay Area Health Workers, 1st RespondersAcross California, the aviation charter business has slowed way down. Truckee-based Mountain Lion Aviation, instead of letting their aircraft sit idle, are volunteering to help move much needed supplies to those fighting coronavirus.
Santa Rita Jail Reports 8 New Coronavirus Cases, Marking 11 TotalEight more people at Santa Rita Jail have tested positive for coronavirus, marking 11 total cases at the jail, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Three inmates were confirmed to be infected on Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: SF Mayor Announces Expanded Mental Health Care For First RespondersSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday expanded access to mental health services for first responders and all health care workers as the city grapples with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Napa Valley College Donates Ventilators For COVID-19 ResponseNapa Valley College is among California community colleges around the state to donate ventilators to hospitals during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, a school spokeswoman said.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Muni Facing Questions About Crowded Buses Amid Social Distancing RequirementsSan Francisco Muni is facing questions over an image of bus passengers crowded shoulder-to-shoulder during the coronavirus public health emergency requiring physical distancing.
PG&E Closing Down Campgrounds, Rec Sites Until June Over Coronavirus PandemicPacific Gas & Electric Company announced it would keep more than three dozen recreation sites and campgrounds owned by the utility closed.
Hayward Council Expands Eviction Protections To Businesses During Coronavirus PandemicThe Hayward City Council voted on Tuesday night to expand eviction protections to businesses and other commercial building tenants during the new coronavirus pandemic.
California Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Confirms 68 New Deaths, Updates PPE ProcurementGovernor Gavin Newsom said on Wednesday that the state faced one of its deadliest days yet in the struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic with 68 new deaths confirmed in California.
Coronavirus Update: Alternate COVID-19 Care Site Being Established At Sonoma StateSonoma County, Sonoma State University and the Petaluma Health Center are establishing an alternate care site at the university in Rohnert Park.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Orders Reporting Of PPE Stock; 95 New Cases, Death Toll At 46Santa Clara County on Wednesday ordered businesses and individuals to report large inventories of personal protective equipment and ventilators within one week, as health officials try to gauge what supplies exist in the county to prepare for a potential surge in coronavirus patients. The order comes as the county reports nearly 100 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths.