COVID: Contra Costa Requiring Boosters Or Weekly Testing For First Responders, Homeless Shelter Employees Due To Omicron ConcernsCiting concerns about the omicron variant, Contra Costa County officials are requiring first responders and employees at homeless shelters to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster or to undergo weekly testing.
5 People Hit, CHP Officer Hospitalized in Crash on Golden Gate Bridge During Anti-Vax ProtestA vehicle struck two California Highway Patrol officers and three Golden Gate Bridge workers during an anti-vaccination mandate protest on the span Thursday.
COVID Vaccine Now Required For All Alameda County First Responders, MedicsAlameda County health officials issued an order Tuesday requiring all first responders and medical transport providers to be fully vaccinated against COVID by next month.
'Bay2Brooklyn' Cross-Country Bike Ride Commemorates Victims, 1st Responders Who Perished On 9/11On August 1st, 10 current and retired firefighters, paramedics, and military vets from around the Bay Area jumped on their bikes in Santa Clara and began to ride across the country.
COVID: Contra Costa County Requiring First Responders To Show Proof Of Vaccination Or Test WeeklyFirst responders in Contra Costa County, including law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical personnel, must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing starting next month.
Marin County Nonprofit Brings Therapy Dogs to Comfort FirefightersFirefighters aren't the only ones getting ready for what's expected to be a very busy fire season. A San Rafael woman and her dog are hitting the road to bring some comfort and joy to those battling blazes on the frontlines.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo County Expanding Eligibility To Teachers, First Responders, Food Service Workers Later This MonthHealth officials in San Mateo County announced plans to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to certain essential workers later this month.
COVID Surge Has Bay Area Emergency Medical First Response Teams Stretched ThinAs the coronavirus pandemic drags on, the toll is mounting on the men and women who are often the very first responders.
Sonoma Restaurant Owner Gives Back During Devastating YearThe owner of Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma stepped up during the devastating North Bay fires to give first responders a little star treatment.
East Bay Couple Steps Up To Care For Others Affected By PandemicOn a recent summer day, Jennifer Arrouzet delivered donated hot meals to San Pablo first responders.
Santa Rosa Auto Shop Shifts Gears To Make Custom Face Masks For Frontline WorkersThe co-owner of a Santa Rosa auto restoration shop has been shifting gears to help protect frontline workers during the coronavirus shelter-in-place.
Coronavirus Update: California Air National Guard Flyover Salutes Frontline Workers Across Bay Area, StatePeople battling on the front lines against the coronavirus pandemic across California will be saluted with a military flyover Wednesday by the California Air National Guard.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Paid $30,000 A Day For Empty Hotel Rooms During PandemicFor weeks, nearly 1,000 hotel rooms meant for frontline workers have sat empty in San Francisco. The city leased them when they saw how overwhelmed New York City was when its surge hit.
Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health WorkersA nonprofit is providing frontline workers in the Bay Area with tasty meals and keeping local restaurants afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: SF Mayor Announces Expanded Mental Health Care For First RespondersSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday expanded access to mental health services for first responders and all health care workers as the city grapples with the novel coronavirus pandemic.