Gov. Newsom: Feds Approve Medicaid Funding for Expanded Low-Income Student COVID TestingGovernor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced that the Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to utilize Medi-Cal funding to provide voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program.
United Airlines Launches In-Airport Passenger COVID TestingUnited Airlines has become the first U.S. airline to offer passengers access to in-airport coronavirus testing.
Alameda Schools Begin Push To Test Everyone For COVID, Starting With 'Unsung Heroes'Schools in Alameda are looking to reopen elementary schools in a little more than a month from now with a COVID testing program that will test everyone in the district. But teachers and students will not be the first to get tested.
COVID School Plan: San Francisco Rolls Out Teacher, Employee Testing Plan; Reopening DelayedSchool teachers and district employees preparing San Francisco public schools for reopening will be provided with COVID testing in the days leading up to a reopening date which has now on hold.
COVID Testing: San Francisco Opening Holiday Pop-Up Testing Site In Mission DistrictA holiday pop-up COVID testing site is being established in San Francisco's Mission District to reach community members disproportionately affected by the surging coronavirus pandemic.
COVID Surge: Santa Clara County's Door-to-Door Coronavirus Testing Program Shows PromiseThe initial feedback from Santa Clara County’s new door-to-door coronavirus testing program has been encouraging, according to public health officials.
COVID Surge: Demand For Tests High In Alameda County Amid Case SurgeSome COVID testing sites in the East Bay are noticing more demand and increasing the number of tests given per day amid the current coronavirus case surge, officials said.
COVID Travel: Tests Ahead Of Holidays May Give People A False Sense Of SecurityCOVID test sites have been packed around the Bay Area this week as residents rush to get swabbed before Thanksgiving, hoping to get the all clear before family gatherings.
COVID Testing: Organizers Offer Free Testing In East Oakland SaturdayOrganizers will provide another opportunity for Oakland residents to get a free test for COVID-19 on the east side of the city Saturday.
Gov. Newsom Touts Improvements In California's COVID Testing, Contact TracingGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday touted the state's progress in growing COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, reporting that the majority of tests subjects were receiving their results within 48 hours.
Rapid, Inexpensive, Easy COVID-19 Saliva Test Could Soon Be AvailableWhen it comes to curbing COVID-19, one way to return to a more normal way of life is to rapidly detect where the virus is spreading.