Healthcare Workers In California, Oregon Vote To Strike Against Kaiser PermanenteAcross California and Oregon, more than 24,000 nurses and other healthcare workers at Kaiser Permanente overwhelmingly authorized a strike this weekend over pay and working conditions made worse by the coronavirus pandemic.
Kaiser: 2,200 Employees Suspended For Skipping Vaccine; More Than 92% Workers VaccinatedThousands of Kaiser Permanente workers who elected to not receive the COVID vaccine have been suspended without pay, according to the health care provider.
COVID Vaccine: Kaiser Permanente Hosting Clinic at Oakland TechKaiser Permanente announced Thursday that it’s offering free COVID-19 vaccinations Friday at Oakland Technical High School for people ages 12 and up.
COVID: Kaiser Permanente Makes Vaccination Mandatory for All EmployeesKaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit health care organization, announced Monday that it will make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all its employees, including physicians.
US Justice Department Joins Lawsuits Alleging Kaiser Permanente Medicare FraudThe U.S. Justice Department has joined a series of whistleblower lawsuits alleging that Kaiser Permanente engaged in a years-long scheme to defraud the federal government out of Medicare payments.
COVID VACCINE: Kaiser Begins Trials for Vaccinating Children Ages 5-11Kaiser Permanente expects to expand COVID-19 vaccine trials to include children ages 5-11 in Oakland, Santa Clara and Sacramento, officials announced Tuesday.
Golden State Warriors Help Provide Over 1 Million Meals To Bay Area Food BanksThe Golden State Warriors having a winning 2021 season helped the team get into the playoffs, but also led to hundreds of families being fed.
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.