COVID Vaccines: 168,000 Doses Distributed At Mass Vaccination Sites In Oakland, Los AngelesThe mass coronavirus vaccination sites in Oakland and Los Angeles have administered first vaccine doses to more than 168,000 state residents in their first two weeks, according to state and federal officials.
COVID: San Mateo County Leaders Call Increased Vaccine Access In Hard-Hit East Palo AltoState and local officials on Monday called for increased COVID-19 vaccinations in East Palo Alto, which has the lowest percentage of vaccinated residents in San Mateo County.
COVID Vaccines: CVS To Receive 200,000 Doses Of Newly-Approved Johnson & Johnson ShotCVS announced it would receive the recently-approved COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson in the coming days, as the pharmacy chain seeks to increase its rollout of the shots.
Bay Area Health Expert Hails Potential of Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine in Pandemic BattleA new milestone in the fight against the pandemic came Friday when the Food and Drug Administration's advisory committee recommended the approval of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency authorization.
COVID: FDA Panel OKs Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Vaccine; California Expects 1.1M Doses In 3 WeeksCalifornia expects to start administering the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week and to receive more than 1.1 million of the single-dose shots in the next three weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday.
COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara County Opens 2nd Large Vaccination Site In Hard-Hit East San JoseFor the second time in a week, Santa Clara County health officials opened a large COVID-19 vaccination site in East San Jose, as the county continues to increase vaccine access in hard-hit communities.
COVID: Newsom Unveils Vaccine Plan Aiming To Reopen California ClassroomsCalifornia released a new plan Thursday outlining how the state will allocate vaccines to education workers as Gov. Gavin Newsom continues to push to reopen more schools to in-person instruction.
COVID Vaccines: Marin County Set To Expand Eligibility; Seniors Say Finding Appointments Still A ChallengeAs Marin County is set to expand its COVID-19 vaccine rollout to teachers and food service workers, seniors who have been eligible for weeks say finding appointments is still proving to be a challenge.
COVID: California Suspends System Of Shared Vaccine Access Codes After MisuseCalifornia is revamping its plan to help essential workers and seniors in underserved communities get coronavirus vaccinations after officials learned that appointment access codes were leaked to people who were not eligible for the shots.
COVID Vaccines: SamTrans Latest Transit Agency To Offer Free Rides To Vaccination SitesThe San Mateo County Transit District announced that it will offer free rides to county COVID-19 vaccination sites starting Thursday, joining other local transit agencies.
COVID: Vaccination Site Opens At Church In Hard-Hit East San JoseSanta Clara County health officials announced on Tuesday the opening of a large COVID-19 vaccination site at a church in East San Jose, as it seeks to improve vaccine access in hard-hit communities.
East Bay Vaccination Sites Expand Focus Toward Education WorkersThe vaccination clinic at the Alameda County Office of Education in Hayward was held specifically for employees who either work on campuses now or will be on campus when in-person learning resumes.
Bay Area Vaccination Sites See Supply Slowdown Due to Midwest FreezeCold weather in much of the country is now taking a toll on vaccine distribution.
Update: Federal-State Mass Vaccination Sites Open In Oakland, Los AngelesState and federal officials opened two large mass COVID-19 vaccination sites Tuesday with military personnel administering thousands of doses of the highly-coveted vaccine to local residents in both Oakland and Los Angeles.
Marin County Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases Decline In Wake Of Vaccination CampaignA multi-agency campaign to provide vaccinations at nursing homes across Marin County over the past two months has helped dramatically cut COVID-19 infection rates of residents and staff, according to health officials.