COVID: Sutter Announces New COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for WorkforceTo help protect its patients, workforce and communities from the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant, Sutter Health today announced a new policy requiring its workforce to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30th.
Group of San Francisco Bars To Require COVID Vaccine or Negative Test From CustomersWith cases of the COVID Delta variant surging, a large group of San Francisco bars and nightclubs will begin requiring proof of a COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test from customers.
COVID Update: Mandatory Workplace Vaccinations Urged In Contra Costa, Santa Clara County, San FranciscoHealth officials from Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties urged businesses Thursday to implement mandatory COVID vaccination policies amid the rapid rise COVID cases fueled by the Delta variant.
Napa Naturopathic Doctor Accused Of Selling Fake COVID Pills, Providing Fake Immunization CardsA licensed naturopathic doctor in Napa was arrested Wednesday in an alleged scheme to sell homeoprophylaxis immunization pellets and provide fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, federal authorities announced.
CDC: Vaccinated Teachers, Students Don't Need To Wear Masks Inside ClassroomsVaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines.
Santa Clara County Mounts Effort to Boost Vaccination Rate to Reach Herd ImmunityThe Bay Area's largest county is pulling out all the stops to reach herd immunity and offering its residents incentives if they get the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID: Get Vaccinated, Win Trips, Prizes, Free Food And Discounted Sports SwagIn a effort to continue California's path toward herd immunity from the coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom has unveiled a variety of incentives designed to encourage state residents to get a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID Recovery: Levi's Stadium Mass Vaccination Site To Close On June 24With demand for COVID-19 vaccinations waning, Santa Clara County health officials announced Monday that they will be shutting down the mass vaccination site at Levi's Stadium on June 24th.
COVID Vaccinations: San Francisco 1st Major U.S. City With 80% Eligible Residents Receiving DoseAhead of the state's official reopening on June 15, San Francisco has a reached milestone in COVID vaccine immunizations.
California COVID Vaccine Lottery Kicks Off; Multiple Winners From Bay Area CountiesThe largest vaccine incentive program in the U.S. was underway on Friday as Calfornia Gov. Gavin Newsom was to draw the first winners of the state's cash prize drawings.
COVID Children Vaccinations: 5,351 San Mateo County Kids Age 12-15 Now Have 1st DoseSince COVID-19 vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds began in San Mateo County last Thursday, over 5,000 youths in that age group have received their first dose.
COVID: Experts Weigh Possible Cornonavirus Risks for Summer Air TravelWith the summer months almost here, and COVID-19 vaccinations continuing to increase, Bay Area residents are daydreaming about travel destinations and possibly even taking to the skies.
CDC: Vaccinated People Can Go Without Masks In Most Indoor SettingsIn a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
UPDATE: Newsom Says California Likely To Keep Some Mask Mandates After June 15California is likely to have “guidelines and mandates” for wearing masks indoors after the state fully reopens next month, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday, appearing to walk back comments from the previous day that indicated masks would be gone in nearly all situations.
'Vaccine Passports' Being Looked At For More Than Just TravelThe idea of a COVID vaccine passport and digital proof to gain entry to places is the latest coronavirus divide.