COVID-19 Decontamination Site For First Responders Opens In San JoseSanta Clara County has set i[ a decontamination site for first responders and medical workers to use if they think they may have been exposed to the deadly coronavirus.
WhatsApp Tightens Limits On Message Forwarding To Counter Coronavirus MisinformationWhatsApp, based in Menlo Park, is trying to stem the rapid spread of coronavirus misinformation.
UC Offering $2M In Grants For Research Projects To Fight CoronavirusThe University of California said it will provide $2 million in seed funding to scientists across the state to help jump-start high impact research projects and accelerate urgently-needed breakthroughs to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists Focus On Antibody Tests That Could Be Key In Getting People Back To WorkScientists in the Bay Area and around the country are focusing on antibody tests that could determine who has recovered from the coronavirus without ever knowing it. The results could be key in getting people back to work.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Offers To Pay $1,000 For Old, Used VentilatorsLeaders of Santa Clara County, the Bay Area county hit hardest by coronavirus, are willing to pay a bounty of $1,000 to anyone who can provide a used or old ventilator.
SF Ditches Plan To House Homeless At Moscone Center During Pandemic In Favor Of Hotel RoomsSan Francisco has reversed a plan to shelter homeless people at the Moscone Center and instead will continue with a plan to place homeless people at hotels in an effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus,
Just Licensed Livermore Nurse Deployed To New York To Join 'War Against Coronavirus'She just got her nursing license twelve days ago, and already Tia Buxton is heading to New York.
Coronavirus Update: 'Sparkles Of Optimism' As Pandemic Shows Signs Of Slowing In Santa Clara CountyIn an interview with KPIX 5, Santa Clara County's public health officer urged the community to continue to obey the shelter in place order because, she said, it's working.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Cases Total 1,224; Death Toll Reaches 42Santa Clara County health officials on Monday reported the county has 1,224 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, with the county's death toll increasing by three for a total of 42.
Coronavirus Update: California Sending 500 Ventilators To National Stockpile To Help New YorkCalifornia is sending 500 state-owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile to help New York and other states that are in immediate need for them because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the governor's office.
Coronavirus Update: As Thousands Join, Few Rules For California Health CorpsThe state's task is to smoothly integrate that volunteer army into the existing health care system and the stopgap medical facilities springing up in sports arenas, fairgrounds and other locations.
Coronavirus Update: Daly City Donating PPE To Seton Medical CenterThe city of Daly City announced Monday that it will donate hundreds of pieces of personal protective equipment to Seton Medical Center, which is caring for novel coronavirus patients.
San Francisco, Oakland Open Coronavirus Testing Center For Direct-Service ProvidersTwo new drive-through coronavirus testing sites have been set up in San Francisco and Oakland for first responders, health care workers and other direct-service providers, officials announced Monday.
Coronavirus Patients Rush To Join Studies Of Gilead Drug RemdesivirCoronavirus patients around the world have been rushing to join remdesivir studies that opened in hospitals in the last few weeks.
Health Expert Says California's Aggressive Orders May Spare Healthcare System When Coronavirus PeaksTaryn Vian, public health professor at USF, says California's early and aggressive shelter-in-place orders may help spare the state's healthcare system from running out of hospital beds during the projected peak of the coronavirus.