Possible Heart Inflammation in Youth Linked to mRNA COVID VaccinesInflammation of the heart appears to be a rare side effect that mostly strikes young people after vaccination for COVID-19, the CDC reported Thursday.
COVID Vaccines: 5 More Bay Area Residents Win $50,000 In 2nd 'Vax For The Win' Lottery DrawingSeveral more Bay Area residents are $50,000 richer after the state announced the second group of prize winners in the "Vax for the Win" drawing on Friday.
COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara County To Close Mass Vaccination Sites At Levi's Stadium, 3 Other LocationsFour out of Santa Clara's five mass vaccination sites are closing in the next few weeks, but it is not a bad thing, county health experts said.
COVID Vaccines: CDPH Launches Ad Campaign Aimed At Addressing Fertility ConcernsThe California Department of Public Health launched an ad campaign Monday aimed at addressing COVID-19 vaccine concerns among women who are pregnant or looking to become pregnant in the future.
San Mateo County Fair Offer: Get the Shot, Get Free AdmissionHealth officials are looking for ways to convince unvaccinated people to get the shot. San Mateo County has come up with an incentive that may appeal to people from across the Bay Area -- at least those who long for summer.
Bay Area Health Officers '100% United' On Full Return Of In-Person Learning At Schools This FallHealth officers from all over the Bay Area gathered in San Francisco on Thursday to voice their support for the return of in-person learning for all students in the fall.
San Mateo County Fair To Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, Offer Free Admission To Those Receiving ShotsAlong with rides, games and food, the San Mateo County Fair will offer COVID-19 vaccines, free admission and other incentives to those who have yet to receive their shots.
COVID Reopening: Marin County Moves Into Yellow TierHealth officials on Tuesday confirmed that Marin County has progressed from the Orange Tier to the Yellow Tier due to improving COVID-19 figures.
COVID: High Percentage of Vaccinated Residents Makes San Francisco a Low-Risk Setting for Summer FunMedical experts say Memorial Day 2021 is vastly safer than last year, particularly in San Francisco where 4/5ths of the population have received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID Reopening: Health Officers Back Plans For Full In-Person Learning At Bay Area Schools This FallBay Area health officers said Friday that they back plans for schools to return to full-time in-person learning this fall, amid continuing COVID-19 case drops and rising vaccination rates.
Bay Area Health Officers Say COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Received With Other ShotsHealth officers in the Bay Area said people seeking COVID-19 vaccines can receive them at the same time as other shots, in the wake of new guidance by the Centers for Disease Control.
Cash For COVID Shots: California Unveils $116 Million Giveaway to People Getting or Already VaccinatedCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday unveiled a $116.5 million vaccine incentive program that would offer cash prizes to people, including a $15 million cash prize that would be split between 10 people.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo Event Center Mass Vaccination Site Closing With Shots Abundant At PharmaciesWednesday marked the last day that first-dose COVID-19 vaccinations will take place at the San Mateo County Event Center, with abundant vaccine supply meaning that anyone 12 and older in the county can get vaccinated.
Santa Clara County COVID-19 Vaccinations Top 1 Million; Great America ReopensThe Bay Area's largest county hit a major milestone this week when it surpassed its millionth COVID-19 vaccine administered just as state leaders announced California would fully reopen June 15.
COVID Recovery: Oakland Coliseum Mass Vaccination Site To Close After Giving Nearly 500,000 ShotsRoughly half a million people will have been vaccinated at the Oakland Coliseum by the time its vaccination site closes this weekend, officials with the Coliseum's joint powers authority said Friday.