Researchers Turn to Pool Testing for Efficient Tracking of Coronavirus OutbreaksOn Friday, Gov. Newsom addressed a possible change in coronavirus testing strategy to group- or "pool" testing.
Some Nurses Concerned About Safety At Hayward Hospital Following COVID-19 OutbreakA small hospital in Hayward has implemented some new guidelines since the COVID-19 outbreak they think will reduce risk of infection, but some nurses at St. Rose Hospital believe it's not enough.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bay Area Dentists Preparing To Reopen Their OfficesBay Area dentists are ramping up preparations for a June reopening of their offices, which have been closed during the coronavirus shelter-in-place order except for emergency procedures since March.
Tech, Health Care Stocks 'Resilient' Amid Widespread Losses During COVID-19 PandemicEven with the coronavirus pandemic throwing the global economy into disarray, tech stocks in the S&P 500 have been remarkably resilient. They’re up 4.1% for 2020.
Ailing East Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Released From HospitalEast Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, who has been in a health battle after falling while jogging, fracturing a rib and developing pneumonia, has been released from the hospital, his family announced Monday.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Health Officials Announce Contra Costa County's 3rd Coronavirus DeathContra Costa health officials announced Saturday that a second person has died from the coronavirus in the county and the number of positive cases had grown to 151.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Contra Costa Officials Setting Up Makeshift Care Unit At Alhambra High SchoolBeds, medical equipment and other supplies were scheduled to arrive over the next few days at Alhambra High School in Martinez as county health officials set up an alternative care site to treat patients with "less complicated" medical needs during the anticipated surge of coronavirus cases, school officials said.
Kaiser Cancels $900 Million Headquarters Project In OaklandKaiser Permanente has canceled its $900 million headquarters project in Oakland. Now, Kaiser plans to stay in its existing offices, according to Mayor Libby Schaaf.
Coronavirus Update: Kaiser Permanente Restricts Visitor Policies To Prevent COVID-19 SpreadKaiser Permanente is restricting its visitor policies at all Northern California hospitals to prevent the spread of COVID-19, officials said Wednesday.
Bay Area Hospitals Prepare To Potentially Receive Cruise Ship Coronavirus PatientsHospitals in the Bay Area Monday were preparing to accept any potential cases of COVID-19 that were disembarking the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess cruise ship at the Port of Oakland.
San Jose Hospital Prepping 'Surge Tents' For Possible Influx Of Coronavirus CasesGood Samaritan Hospital in San Jose is prepping “surge tents” to handle a possible influx of coronavirus cases.
UC Davis Coronavirus Case Forces 124 Health Care Workers To Self QuarantinePossible exposure to a patient before her coronavirus was diagnosed at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento has forced the self quarantine of 124 health care workers including 36 nurses, an umbrella group of nurses unions nationwide announced Friday.
Local Doctor's Foundation Provides Free Health Care To Rural Western Kenya Dr. Gail Wagner provides free medical care to thousands of rural Kenyans.
Signups Rise For Covered California After State Requires Coverage, Enhances SubsidiesCalifornia has reversed several years of slipping sign ups on its Affordable Care Act exchange.
Trump Administration Rejects California Health Care TaxThe Trump administration says it will not allow California to collect a key health care tax on managed care organizations, a decision that could cost the state nearly $2 billion a year for low-income benefits.