Kaiser Employees To Receive $11.5 Million In Class-Action, Race-Discrimination Lawsuit SettlementAfrican American employees of Kaiser Permanente will share in an $11.5 million settlement of class-action, race-discrimination lawsuit against the health care giant.
COVID Vaccines: Marin County Set To Expand Eligibility; Seniors Say Finding Appointments Still A ChallengeAs Marin County is set to expand its COVID-19 vaccine rollout to teachers and food service workers, seniors who have been eligible for weeks say finding appointments is still proving to be a challenge.
Kaiser Cancels More Than 5,000 Vaccination Appointments In Santa Clara County Because Of Low SuppliesMore than 5,000 COVID vaccine appointment were canceled last week at Kaiser Permanente facilities in Santa Clara County after the provider said it didn't receive the expected doses of the vaccine.
UPDATE: San Jose Kaiser Outbreak Spreads To Patients, More Staff MembersThe outbreak of COVID-19 at a Kaiser Permanente emergency room in San Jose linked to a staffer wearing an inflatable costume on Christmas has worsened, with the outbreak spreading to patients at the hospital, according to health officials.
COVID Outbreak: Kaiser San Jose Issued Health Order Violation Over Reporting OutbreakKaiser Permanente's San Jose Medical Center has been slapped with a public health order violation related to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the emergency room which has now totaled 60 cases and one death.
Contra Costa County May Soon Order Health Providers To Ramp Up COVID-19 TestingContra Costa County's health officer and one county supervisor said a health order mandating more testing by providers is in order, and in the works.
Coronavirus Update: Kaiser Rushes To Build Lab In Berkeley To Process 10,000 Tests / DayKaiser Permanente is rushing to build a 7,700-square-foot state-of-the-art lab by June 1 that will be able to conduct 10,000 new coronavirus tests a day.
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.
Kaiser Prepares For Surge Of Coronavirus Patients, Opens Drive-Thru Testing SitesWith health professionals expecting the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) to accelerate, Kaiser Permanente is setting up several drive-up testing sites for its members at East Bay locations.
Newsom Cheers Kaiser $25M Pledge To California Housing FundCalling California's homeless crisis a public health issue, hospital giant Kaiser Permanente on Friday pledged $25 million to a new state fund aimed at getting people off the streets.
Digging More Vegetables: Exploring Plant-Based Diets In 2020Everyone knows they should eat healthy, and that usually means consuming more vegetables. A plant-based diet is one of the latest nutrition fads to incorporate more veggies onto one's plate.
Kaiser Mental Health Care Workers Enter 3rd Day Of Statewide StrikeKaiser Permanente mental health clinicians entered the third day of their five-day strike Wednesday by expanding picket lines to 10 medical centers around the state.
Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Workers Strike For 2nd DayKaiser Permanente mental health professionals will protest and picket on Tuesday in Oakland and Los Angeles to demand the health care giant provide adequate resources to its mental health division.
5-Day Kaiser Mental Health Worker Strike Set To Start MondayApproximately 4,000 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals are set to strike this week, starting Monday morning, at Kaiser facilities throughout the state, including several in the Bay Area.