COVID: San Francisco Opens Mass Testing Site In SoMa Amid Delta Variant SurgeHealth officials in San Francisco announced a mass COVID-19 testing site will open in the city's South of Market on Wednesday amid rising cases due to the Delta variant.
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: In California, Vaccinations Are Priority But Testing MattersUnder California's four-tier, colored coded system for resuming business operations and other activities, if a county tests more it gets rewarded by having its virus case rate adjusted down.
Health Officials Place Heightening Importance Of Testing As COVID Variants SpreadAs the number of people being tested for COVID-19 continues to decline, Santa Clara health officials say testing is even more important now that new variants of the virus are beginning to spread.
Is Plunging Demand For COVID-19 Testing Putting Communities At Risk For New Surge?Just five weeks ago, Los Angeles County was conducting more than 350,000 weekly coronavirus tests, including at a massive drive-thru site at Dodger Stadium, as health workers raced to contain the worst COVID-19 hotspot in the U.S.
COVID: Inspectors Find 'Significant Deficiencies' At California Virus Test LabInspectors found “significant deficiencies” at California's new coronavirus testing laboratory, problems that state officials on Monday partly blamed on the rapid ramp-up they required from the lab's private operator under terms of a $1.4 billion contract.
Temporary Bother or New Normal? Opinions Vary at COVID Test Site in BerkeleyWith the distractions of Christmas behind us, the fight against the coronavirus continues and, for those being tested Saturday, there were concerns about another surge in infections.
COVID Testing: Santa Clara County Opens Self-Testing Site In Gilroy; Announces Christmas Week HoursSelf-administered COVID-19 testing, observed on-site is now being conducted at the Santa Clara County-run drop-in site in Gilroy, following a successful rollout at the other county-run drop-in site in East San Jose.
COVID: Mineta San Jose Airport Begins Offering Preflight Virus TestingMineta San Jose International Airport announced Friday that they are now offering preflight COVID-19 testing ahead of the upcoming holidays.
COVID Testing: San Francisco Unified School District Plans Teacher Testing Program Ahead Of January ReopeningsAs San Francisco Unified School District prepares to reopen some of its schools starting in January for in-person learning, Superintendent Vincent Matthews announced Wednesday plans to provide COVID-19 testing for staff.
San Mateo County Providing Free COVID-19 Testing In Daly City Through WednesdaySan Mateo County will provide three days of free COVID-19 testing at two locations in Daly City starting Monday and running through Wednesday, Supervisor David Canepa said Sunday.
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 Criticizes COVID-19 Testing Shortfalls By Private Health Care CompaniesSanta Clara County officials are calling out private health care companies for not stepping up their COVID-19 testing.
CDC Posts Relaxed COVID-19 Testing Guidelines From White House That Health Experts Call 'Bizarre'U.S. health officials sparked criticism and confusion after posting guidelines on coronavirus testing from the White House task force that run counter to what scientists say is necessary to control the pandemic.
Santa Clara County To Place Census Kiosks At COVID-19 Testing SitesSanta Clara County announced on Wednesday that it will set up Census 2020 kiosks at pop-up COVID-19 testing sites to mitigate the effects of President Donald Trump’s claim that he will exclude undocumented immigrants from the counts used in congressional redistricting.