Vaccine Skeptic Who Survived COVID Has Message For Those Still UnvaccinatedA 38-year-old San Mateo County resident, father of a teenage girl and recent COVID survivor has a message for Bay Area residents who are hesitant about getting vaccinated.
California COVID Vaccinations, Infection Rates Follow Political DivideAs many Bay Area counties begin to loosen COVID restrictions as numbers improve, there’s a growing trend in COVID deaths, showing a difference in red versus blue counties in California.
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11; Will Seek FDA Approval There was good news Monday morning for San Francisco Bay Area parents worried about the safety of their children from COVID-19 in the classroom. Pfizer says its vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and will seek FDA approval to begin administering the shots.
FDA Advisers Endorse Pfizer Booster Shots for Elderly, High-Risk AmericansA panel of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisers voted unanimously Friday in favor of an emergency use authorization for a third dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, six months after some Americans completed their first two doses.
President Biden Announces New Federal COVID Vaccine Mandate For Private CompaniesPresident Biden announced the most sweeping COVID-19 vaccine requirements yet on Thursday, including a requirement that all employees at companies with at least 100 employees be vaccinated or undergo regular testing. The White House estimates that change alone will affect more than 80 million workers.
Pfizer COVID Booster Shots May Be Only One Ready To Go By Sept 20The Biden administration targeted the week of September 20th to have booster shots ready to go for Americans, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday Pfizer may be the only one to meet that deadline.
Santa Clara Health Officials Approve 3rd COVID Vaccine Dose For Immunocompromised ResidentsOn the heels of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation, Santa Clara health officials announced Saturday that they were making a third dose of COVID-19 vaccination available for people who have a compromised immune system.
Parents Can Sign Up 12-15 Year Old Children For COVID-19 Vaccinations; Here's How To Make An AppointmentState health officials have announced that parents will be allowed to sign up their 12-to-15-year-old children for a dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine starting Thursday morning.
California Will Resume Administering Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccineAfter an extensive medical review and a greenlight from federal health officials, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Saturday evening that California will resume administering the single shot Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID: California Opens Vaccine Eligibility for All Residents Over Age 16As California began offering vaccinations to everyone age 16 and over Thursday, Gov. Gavin Newsom urged more residents to sign up for appointments and not let apprehension over inoculations get in the way of protecting themselves against the illness.
Contra Costa County Residents 16 And Older Can Book Appointments At Oakland Coliseum Mass Vaccination SiteContra Costa County residents 16 and older will be allowed to book appointments at the Oakland Coliseum mass vaccination site starting Saturday as federal health officials wound down their role at the facility and a local-state partnership took over.
Newsom: Oakland Coliseum Mass Vaccination Site To Remain OpenGov. Gavin Newsom reassured East Bay residents Tuesday that a mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum will remain open after federal officials end their participation on April 11.
FEMA Moving Forward With Plans To Pull Out Of Oakland Mass Vaccination Site FEMA Acting Administrator Robert Fenton has rejected a request from California health officials to extend federal COVID-19 vaccine shipments to mass vaccination sites in Oakland and Los Angeles beyond the April 11 cutoff date.
Bay Area COVID-19 Roundup: California To Allow Indoor Concerts; Airports, Churches See Bigger Easter Weekend CrowdsIt's been a year since the historic COVID-19 shutdown and the battle with the virus is still impacting our daily lives. Here's a roundup of the latest COVID stories.
COVID Vaccines: Contra Costa County Opens Vaccinations To Those 16 And OlderContra Costa health officials became one of the first counties in California to lower eligibility to everyone 16 and older who lives or works in the county on Tuesday.