BART Requiring All Employees to Get COVID Vaccine by Dec. 13All BART employees and contractors will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or prove their full vaccination status by mid-December under a policy the agency's board adopted Thursday.
UPDATE: San Francisco Vaccine Mandate Moves Officers to Get ShotThe deadline for San Francisco’s first responders to show proof of vaccination has come and gone, but on Thursday it appeared the mandate has drastically improved the latest vaccination numbers among city employees and police officers.
FDA Advisers Vote to Endorse Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Booster ShotsAn outside panel of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine experts voted unanimously to endorse Moderna's request to roll out booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine for older and higher-risk adults who were vaccinated at least six months ago.
Judge Blocks Vaccination Mandate For California Prison EmployeesA judge on Wednesday blocked an order due to take effect this week that required California prison employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
COVID: Dozens of Unvaccinated San Francisco Police Officers, Firemen Face DeadlineCity firefighters and police officers in San Francisco who work in high-risk settings on Wednesday were facing an Oct. 13 deadline to show proof they have received the COVID vaccine.
COVID: Vaccine Mandate Deadline Arrives for San Francisco WorkersThe signs up at San Francisco bars, restaurants, gyms and other indoor businesses that say "Vaccines required to enter" now apply to both customers and employees.
Kaiser: 2,200 Employees Suspended For Skipping Vaccine; More Than 92% Workers VaccinatedThousands of Kaiser Permanente workers who elected to not receive the COVID vaccine have been suspended without pay, according to the health care provider.
Santa Cruz County Confirms First 2 COVID Deaths Among Vaccinated Residents, Encourages BoostersSanta Cruz County officials announced the confirmation Monday of two more deaths due to COVID-19, the first deaths in the county among vaccinated people with underlying health conditions.
Religious Exemption Requests for COVID Vaccine Prove to be ComplicatedEmployers are dealing with more religious exemption requests from their workers as vaccine mandates take effect.
COVID: San Mateo County Mounts Effort to Boost Coastal Town Vaccination RatesSome cities in San Mateo County have among the highest vaccination rates in the Bay Area, but there are a handful of spots along the coast that are lagging significantly behind.