COVID: ICU Beds In San Joaquin Valley Dwindle; CDPH Implements Surge ProtocolsThe California Department of Public Health announced Friday that the San Joaquin Valley region is entering hospital surge protocols as the number of available ICU beds has dwindled due to COVID-19 cases.
COVID: 6 Crew Members Hospitalized After Outbreak on Cargo Vessel in San Francisco BayA COVID-19 outbreak on a cargo ship in San Francisco Bay has led to six crew members being brought ashore for treatment at local hospitals, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Accident in San Francisco Mission District Sends Man to HospitalA vehicle struck a man in his 70s in San Francisco's Mission District on Tuesday night, sending him to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Early Morning Shooting In East Oakland Hospitalizes ManA shooting in East Oakland early Friday morning sent one man to the hospital, police said.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized For InfectionJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was being treated for a possible infection and was expected to stay in the hospital for a few days following a medical procedure, the Supreme Court said in a statement Tuesday.
Peninsula Charity Gives Storybooks, Much More To Ugandan VillagesA Peninsula woman known as "Mama Becky" is doing more than she imagined possible serving poor villages in Uganda for the last 13 years.
Better Together: SF-Based Frontline Foods Feeds Hospital Workers, Helps Struggling RestaurantsPerbacco in SF's Financial District is closed Saturday, but owner and chef Staffan Terje is busy packing 180 gourmet meals. His is one of several San Francisco restaurants delivering fine food to hospital workers fighting COVID-19.
Walnut Creek Congressman DeSaulnier Out Of Intensive CareRep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek, who has been sick with pneumonia and in an intensive care unit since last month, was moved out of intensive care Monday, his office and sons announced.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Pres. Trump Approves California's Major Disaster DeclarationPresident Donald Trump on Sunday approved California's major disaster declaration, making federal emergency aid resources available to help the state during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Health Officials Setting Up MASH-Type Unit Inside Santa Clara Convention CenterHealth officials were preparing to set up a MASH-style unit inside Santa Clara Convention Center with equipment sent by the federal government to be in place for an anticipated surge of patients suffering from the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Care Donations Descend On San Jose Valley Care Medical CenterAfter spending a good part of the past week watching people panic-buying and clearing the shelves of every store in the area, it was heartwarming to see to come to the Valley Medical Center Foundation in San Jose and see the opposite.
New Stanford Hospital Opens Doors, Begins Moving In PatientsStanford Health Care opened its doors to its new Stanford Hospital on Sunday, starting with an unveiling of an emergency department early Sunday and the transition of patients into the brand-new facility.
West Contra Costa Co. In Dire Need Of Hospital ER Since Shutdown Of Doctors Medical CenterIt has been four years now since the closure of Doctors Medical Center, in San Pablo. While West Contra Costa County has done its best to cope with the loss of that emergency room capacity, residents are calling for a better solution.
Major Bay Area Hospital Strike Averted; Kaiser Health Workers Reach Tentative AgreementA major hospital strike that threatened the health care of thousands of Bay Area residents was averted early Wednesday as union workers and officials from Kaiser Permanente reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.
UCSF Participates In Experimental Therapy Trial For Infants With Rare Genetic Disease SCIDIn the late 70's and early 80's, a small boy with a rare genetic disease was known as “David, the Bubble Boy." Now, there is cautious optimism that UCSF doctors may have found a safe cure for patients just like David.