COVID Schools: UC Berkeley To Start In-Person Fall 2021 Classes On Time; Urge Students To Get VaccinatedThe University of California at Berkeley announced that in-person classes for the Fall 2021 semester will start on time, urging students, staff and faculty to be fully vaccinated before then.
Marin County Steps Up Effort to Vaccinate YouthThe weekend brought a big surge in youth vaccinations in Marin County after after health officials gave the green light to vaccinate 12- to 15-year-olds.
Redwood City Sets Up Vaccination Clinic for Special-Needs CommunityA one-of-its-kind vaccination clinic was held Saturday in Redwood City. It was designed to be accessible for those with developmental disabilities and, for family members and caregivers, it was a long-awaited opportunity.
COVID Vaccines: Contra Costa County To Set Up Mobile Vaccination Clinics At SchoolsFollowing authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds, health officials in Contra Costa County announced mobile vaccination clinics at several middle and high schools starting next week.
COVID Schools: University Of Pacific To Require Vaccination To Attend In-Person ClassesUniversity of the Pacific announced Thursday all students returning to in-person instruction this summer and fall, new and continuing, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning back to campus.
CDC Recommends Pfizer's COVID Vaccine for Kids Age 12 and UpThe CDC on Wednesday formally adopted a recommendation from a panel of its independent advisers to use Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents age 12 to 15.
COVID Vaccines: Uber / Lyft To Provide Free Rides To Vaccination Sites In New White House PartnershipUber and Lyft, both headquartered in San Francisco, will provide free rides to and from vaccination sites until July 4 as part of a new partnership with the White House.
COVID: FDA Grants Emergency Use for Pfizer Vaccine for Children Age 12-15The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 12 to 15, meaning access for millions more adolescents.
COVID: Marin Seeks To Vaccinate 7,000 Teens In A Week Once Shot Is Approved For 12-15 Year OldsAs the FDA looks to authorize the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds, health officials in Marin County said they plan to act fast once the shot is approved for adolescents.
COVID Vaccines: Walk-In Shots Available At All County-Run Sites In Contra CostaWalk-in COVID-19 vaccinations are now available at all Contra Costa County-run vaccination sites, county officials announced Friday.
COVID Recovery: Half Of Eligible Berkeley Residents Fully Vaccinated, Positivity Rate Stays LowOfficials in Berkeley announced that half of the city's eligible residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, outpacing the state and nation in the vaccination rollout.
COVID: San Joaquin County Mired In Red Tier; Hospitalizations Up As Vaccinations SlowOn the outskirts of the Bay Area, San Joaquin County continues to remain in the state's Red Tier of COVID-19 restrictions for the fourth week in a row.
COVID Vaccines: 50% Of Eligible Adults Fully Vaccinated In Sonoma CountySonoma County announced major milestones in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout Wednesday, touting that two-thirds of eligible residents at received least one shot, while half are fully vaccinated.
COVID Vaccines: Benicia Offers Pizza Gift Certificates In Campaign To Get Teens, Young Adults VaccinatedThe city of Benicia is encouraging younger people to get the COVID-19 vaccine by offering a gift certificate for pizza if they receive the first dose Wednesday and the second in three weeks.
Come And Get It: Bay Area Walmart, Sam's Club Stores Latest To Offer Walk-Up COVID-19 VaccinesAs COVID-19 vaccine supplies continue to increase, Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, announced Tuesday that walk-up shots are available at their stores in the Bay Area and across the country.