Newsom: People Age 18-49 Make Up Majority Of New COVID Cases; State Developing Vaccine Distribution PlanGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said that nearly 60 percent of new coronavirus cases were among people in a specific age group as positivity rates continued to rise in addition to giving more details on the state's plan to distribute a vaccine.
COVID Travel: Coronavirus Warnings Slow Holiday Travel at Bay Area AirportsHealth officials pleaded with people to not travel this Thanksgiving. From the look of things at Bay Area airports, many took that advice to heart.
Gov. Newsom's Child Quarantined for Possible COVID-19 ExposureOne of Gov. Gavin Newsom's children may have been exposed to the coronavirus at school and is in quarantine, a spokesman said Friday.
Health Officials Warn Virus Uptick May Overwhelm South Bay HospitalsSouth Bay health officials worry if the current coronavirus infectiontrend continues, the county could run out of hospital capacity in the next three weeks.
Pared-Back Pandemic Feasts Goose Demand for Tiny TurkeysAcross the Bay Area, small turkeys are almost sold out as families and the food industry adjust to downsized Thanksgiving plans during the pandemic.
COVID Vaccines: California Health Care Experts Plan for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine When AvailableThe news about potential coronavirus vaccines is promising but, when approved, the challenge will be distribution. California health officials are making plans now.
COVID: Testing Demand Grows Before Thanksgiving As Bay Area Health Official Urges No Travel, GatheringsThe demand for COVID-19 testing is spiking less than a week away from Thanksgiving. Many people said they want to get tested before hopping on a flight and spending time with family, but a public health official urges people to delay gatherings instead.
Stanford Faculty Condemn Hoover Institution Fellow, Trump COVID-19 Advisor Dr. Scott Atlas - 'An Embarrassment To The University'Members of Stanford University's faculty senate approved a measure condemning Hoover Institution fellow Dr. Scott Atlas for his work advising President Donald Trump on the COVID-19 pandemic, with one member calling his actions "an embarrassment to the university."
California Health Officials Concerned Over Rise in Severe Gonorrhea CasesState health officials warned Friday that doctors are seeing increasing cases of a severe form of gonorrhea across the state, which they blame on patients not seeking treatment.
Santa Clara County Sees Rise in Fentanyl Overdose DeathsDeaths by fentanyl overdoses in Santa Clara County almost doubled since last year, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner.
Update COVID Curfew: California To Impose Stay-At-Home Order For Counties In Purple TierCalifornia is imposing an limited stay-at-home order for all counties in the state's Purple Tier of coronavirus infection level as new daily COVID-19 cases are climbing to the highest levels since the beginning of the pandemic.
West Contra Costa School District Hosts Vaccine and Food Drive, Sees Massive TurnoutEverything that’s been upended this year by the COVD-19 pandemic -- healthcare, the economy, education -- the need created by that chaos was on display in Richmond Thursday as hundreds of students lined up to receive immunizations.
COVID Travel: UC Berkeley Students Weigh Risks Of Going Home As Holidays ApproachWith holiday travel being discouraged as COVID-19 cases keep rising, students at UC Berkeley and at colleges across the country are left in a predicament, to go or not to go home.
COVID In Alameda: Alameda Gym May Not Survive Second Shutdown As County Drops To Purple TierMariner Square Athletic Club in Alameda was hoping to celebrate its 40th anniversary next February. Over the last six weeks, they saw signs of hope the business can survive, until this latest blow.
FDA Gives Emergency Approval To First COVID-19 Self-Testing Kit For Use At HomePatients will soon be able to test themselves for coronavirus and get their results in a matter of minutes in the privacy of their own homes.