UPDATE: Fremont Unified School District Apologizes For Long Waits To Distribute COVID-19 Test KitsFrustrated parents in Fremont said the school district's plan to distribute COVID-19 test kits Wednesday was a poorly planned disaster that left them standing in long lines for hours on end.
West Contra Costa Schools To Require KN-95 Masks For All School StaffersBeginning next week, the West Contra Costa Unified School District will require all staff members to wear a medical-grade KN-95 mask while at school sites.
San Francisco Expands COVID Testing, Urges Residents To Limit Risk In Effort To Keep Services RunningSan Francisco is taking steps to keep essential services operating amid the surge in COVID cases fueled by the omicron variant, Mayor London Breed said Tuesday.
Santa Cruz County Expanding COVID Testing Due to Overwhelming DemandSanta Cruz County will expand its COVID-19 testing capacity next week due to overwhelming demand, the county said Thursday.
COVID: Omicron-Fueled Case Surge Leads to SF Scramble For TestingWhile San Francisco is increasing the COVID testing capacity at one of its main sites, the high demand for drop-ins due to the omicron-fueled COVID case surge has many being turned away at the gate.
Sonoma County To Require Proof of COVID Booster or Twice-Weekly Testing For High-Risk GroupsPolice, firefighters, first responders and other high-risk groups in Sonoma County will need to prove they have received a COVID booster, or be tested twice a week under a new public health order.
Oakland Teachers, Staff to Demonstrate for Increased COVID Testing in SchoolsTeachers and staff with the Oakland Unified School District calling for increased voluntary COVID-19 testing and other measures in order to minimize cases and outbreaks on school campuses will hold a demonstration Thursday afternoon to drive home their point.
Rapid COVID-19 Tests Available At Sonoma County Testing SitesRapid antigen testing is now available at Sonoma County COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Rosa, making it possible for residents to know early results in 15 minutes.
Negative COVID Test Or Vaccination Required To Attend Giants Games At Oracle ParkFans wanting to see the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park as the 2021 season begins will need to test negative for COVID-19 or have been vaccinated, the team announced Thursday.
COVID Testing: DoorDash Partners With Health Companies for COVID Test Home DeliveryOnline delivery app company DoorDash on Monday announced plans for same-day delivery of two COVID-19 test collection kits across the U.S.
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.