COVID: President Biden Biden Announces Federal Worker Vax Requirement, Calls For $100 PaymentsPresident Biden called on state and local governments to use COVID-19 relief funds to give $100 to residents who get vaccinated and said federal workers will have to show proof of vaccination or face new restrictions in the workplace, including complying with weekly testing.
COVID: Some Call on CDC to Use Different Metrics to Determine Mask GuidanceSome health experts are questioning whether the best metric is being used to determine policy during this latest confusing chapter in the fight against COVID.
COVID: State Health Officials Issue Indoor Mask Recommendation Regardless of Vaccination StatusThe California Department of Public Health formally recommended Wednesday that state residents resume wearing face coverings indoors, regardless of their vaccination status.
COVID: East Bay Residents React to CDC Reversal of Masking GuidanceJust weeks after things seemed to be getting back to normal as COVID case numbers dropped, the CDC on Tuesday did an about-face with their masking guidance, recommending vaccinated people wear masks indoors.
COVID: Newsom Pulls Kids From Summer Camp; No Mask RequirementGov. Gavin Newsom’s office said Tuesday he pulled his children out of a summer day camp that did not require kids to wear masks, a violation of state policy that Newsom’s spokeswoman said he and his wife missed when reviewing communication from the camp.
COVID: All Cal State Campuses To Require Vaccination for All Students, Faculty, Staff this FallCalifornia State University schools will require all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they plan to attend a CSU campus during the fall 2021 term, the university system said Tuesday.
San Mateo Co.: Masks Required at County Facilities Due to Rise in Covid Cases
COVID: Mask Mandates or Requests? Health Officials Weigh OptionsOfficials with local government offices all the way up to the White House are contemplating whether mask requirements could return as the Delta variant continues to drive a spike in COVID cases.
COVID: Case Surge From Delta Variant Forces Delay in Returning to OfficeA surge in COVID cases fueled by the Delta variant is throwing a wrench into plans by Silicon Valley companies to bring workers back into offices.
COVID: Mask Recommendations Prove Frustrating For Bay Area Business OwnersBusiness owners across the Bay Area are expressing frustration with public health officials once again urging them to ask customers and employees to wear masks when indoors.
COVID Recovery: Restaurants Adding Dine-In Fee To Cover Rising Post-Pandemic Labor CostsDiners at Che Fico Alimentari on Divisadero Street are seeing a new notice at the top of their menus, alerting them of a 10% dine-in charge.
San Francisco Bay Area Residents Split Over Need To Wear COVID Mask IndoorsOn Sunday, the nation's top doctor said he's "worried" about the trajectory of the pandemic in the United States as the highly-transmissible Delta variant tears through the country.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officials Urge All Residents To Voluntarily Wear Masks IndoorsWith cases of the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant on a rapid rise, a coalition of Bay Area county health officials urged local vaccinated residents to once again wear masks indoors in public places.
COVID: San Francisco Health Officials Warn of Delta Variant Danger - 'COVID on Steroids'With concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant on the rise, San Francisco officials on Thursday sounded the alarm to residents who have not been vaccinated yet.
COVID Recovery: Sound Of Clanging Cable Car Bells Returns To San Francisco StreetsAfter spending more than a year parked in a Muni yard, the city's iconic cable cars returned to the streets of San Francisco Monday for test runs and free rides as the transit line prepared for a return to full service in September.