COVID Vaccination Count in San Mateo County Revised Down Due to Data ErrorAs Bay Area counties look to increase their vaccination numbers, one county just had to decrease their total by more than 30,000 people.
COVID: Bay Area Pediatricians Already Prepare As FDA Considers Authorizing Vaccine For Kids Ages 5-11Young children, ages 5 to 11, could get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as next month if it gets authorization by the FDA, but pediatricians are already preparing.
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With Oakland Nearing Full Vaccination, Focus Turns to Booster ShotsWith 76 percent of Oakland residents fully vaccinated, a new, overlapping phase of the inoculation effort is unfolding. Call it the booster wave.
COVID: Marin County To Ease Indoor Mask Mandate In Some Settings With 100% VaccinationHealth officials in Marin County announced Friday that it plans to ease the county's indoor mask mandate in certain settings where all people present can prove they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officials To Make Major Announcement on Mask MandatesBay Area county health officials on Wednesday confirmed that they will be making a major announcement regarding mask mandates on Thursday.
COVID: Contra Costa County May Modify Health Order As Hospitalizations DropContra Costa County's rate of COVID-19 related hospitalizations are down, and health officials are currently working out details to possibly modify the standing health order.
COVID: Napa County Health Officials Tout 90% Vaccination Rate; Prepare To Vaccinate KidsRoughly 90 percent of eligible Napa County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose as local case and hospitalization data trends down, the county's public health officer said Tuesday.
COVID: Berkeley Mayor Lauds Community On Achieving 93% Full Vaccination RateCity officials in Berkeley announced this week that more than nine out of 10 eligible residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, making it among the highest rates in the country.
Unvaccinated San Jose City Employees Required To Undergo Twice Weekly COVID TestingSan Jose's tough new COVID-19 vaccination policy went into effect early Friday morning, but the mandate was altered at the 12th hour to allow unvaccinated municipal employees the option of undergoing twice weekly COVID testing at their own expense.
Sen. Feinstein Proposes Comprehensive COVID Requirements for U.S. Air TravelIn addition to checking your ID and bags at the ticket counter, you could soon have your COVID-19 vaccine record checked before you're allowed to board a domestic flight.
YouTube Boots Anti-Vaccine Accounts With Large Followings In Misinformation CrackdownThe video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno said it will no longer allow users to baselessly speculate that approved vaccines, like the ones given to prevent the flu or measles, are dangerous or cause diseases.
COVID: Santa Clara County Opens Sites To Provide Pfizer Booster ShotsHealth officials in Santa Clara County announced Monday the opening of several sites that will offer booster shots to those who have received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Concord Restaurant, Bar Patrons Divided Over Vaccine MandateFriday night in downtown Concord and the vaccine mandate is in effect for indoor dining, bars and gyms. Many restaurants feared the mandate, concerned that business would take a dive if customers were required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.
3 East Bay School Districts Go All-In on Student Vaccine MandatesState leaders are now discussing whether a COVID vaccine should be required for all students age 12 and older to attend in-person classes.