COVID: Bay Area Officials Make Plans for COVID Booster RolloutKPIX 5 recently spoke with three Bay Area public health experts to find out how the region is getting ready to distribute COVID vaccine booster shots.
California Health Officials Ready To Roll Out COVID Booster ShotsHealth officials rolled out a COVID-19 vaccination plan Thursday, preparing for the avalanche of Californians 65 and older seeking a booster shot while also remaining laser-focused on getting the non-vaccinated in the state to get a shot.
Scaled-Down Dreamforce Marks Major Step In San Francisco's COVID Economic ReboundNormally one of the largest tech conferences in the world, the annual Dreamforce gathering begins Tuesday in San Francisco as a scaled-down version of the behemoth it was in its bustling pre-COVID pandemic days.
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.
Stanford Infectious Disease Expert Sets Record Straight on Nicki Minaj's COVID Vaccination TweetsStanford Infectious Disease expert Dr. Anne Liu has been in the trenches, battling the COVID-19 pandemic since its earliest days. She's seen patients die and has grown weary of celebrities like rapper Micki Minaj spreading unsubstantiated rumors about the dangers of vaccinations.
State Health Department Partners with Tyler Perry for PSA SeriesThe California Department of Public Health is launching a series of public education videos in partnership with actor, director and producer Tyler Perry in an effort to encourage state residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
COVID: Millbrae City Council Puts Vaccine Mandate to a HaltMillbrae's City Council will not move forward with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for certain businesses in the city, including outdoor dining, after a councilmember floated the idea during a council meeting on Wednesday.
Contra Costa County Toughens COVID Requirements For Indoor ActivitiesContra Costa County is joining San Francisco and Berkeley in requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test at the door to step inside certain businesses.
San Mateo County Supervisor Urges President to Stop Meat 'Price Fixing,' Aid Small ProducersThe soaring price of meat is hitting Bay Area residents square in their pocketbooks and a San Mateo County supervisor Saturday asked President Biden to help small local butchers and stop alleged "price fixing" by large meat packers in hopes of lowering prices.
Michelin-Starred Lord Stanley Transforms Into Pop-Up Space Featuring Visiting Chefs Michelin-starred restaurant Lord Stanley in Russian Hill doesn't look any different from the outside, but inside, there's a whole new operation underway.
Report: Elizabeth Holmes Trial on Hold After Juror Possibly Exposed to COVIDThe fraud trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes hit a snag Thursday after possible COVID exposure of a juror led officials to cancel proceedings for Friday, according to multiple reports.
No Pediatric COVID Cases In San Francisco; Health Officials Release Encouraging Data On Kids And COVIDNew COVID cases are relatively low among San Francisco residents under the age of 18 even during the most recent surge due to the Delta variant and a return to school classrooms for the first time in more than a year, public health officials announced Thursday.
Bay Area Recall Supporters Cite French Laundry Dinner In Voting 'Yes'While Gov. Gavin Newsom has been spending the final days before the recall election urging a no vote, his opponents remain entrenched in their belief he should be ousted from office.
COVID: Local Health Experts Cautiously Optimistic About Delta Variant Surge WaningThe COVID positivity rate has fallen again in California with hospitalizations down in many parts of the state, including the Bay Area.
Health Experts Warn Of Possible Post Labor Day COVID Case SurgeWith millions out and about over the Labor Day weekend, COVID cases were expected to increase as San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors celebrated at beaches, parks and at sporting events.