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.
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.