UPDATE: COVID Infections At San Jose Kaiser Hospital Blamed On Inflatable Costume Grow To 60The number of people infected by a deadly COVID outbreak at a Kaiser hospital emergency room in San Jose linked to a staffer wearing an inflatable costume on Christmas has grown.
COVID Vaccines Arrive, Bay Area Hospital Begins Giving Doses On TuesdayThe first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived at hospitals across the Bay Area on Monday.
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 Begins First Round Of Tests On Coronavirus VaccineKaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute began an anxiously awaited first-stage study of a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
Coronavirus Update: Kaiser San Francisco Launches Drive-Through TestingIn the wake of a swelling number of confirmed coronavirus cases in San Francisco, Kaiser health care officials have launched the first Bay Area drivethru testing operation in a hospital parking lot.
First Bay Area Baby of 2020 Born in San LeandroThe first baby born in the Bay Area in 2020 appears to be a boy born at 12:05 a.m. at a hospital in San Leandro.
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.
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.
Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Threaten Statewide StrikeThe 4,000 members of the NUHW could walk out as early as June if they are unable to reach a contract agreement with Kaiser, union leaders said.
Bay Area Workers Demand More Pay, Benefits At Labor Day DemonstrationsWorkers were demanding better pay and benefits at Labor Day demonstrations in Oakland and San Francisco.
State Board Of Pharmacy Investigating Kaiser EpiPen PolicyAfter some parents were outraged at having to pay full price for half of the EpiPens Kaiser was providing to treat food and other allergies, state officials are investigating the situation.
Kaiser Refusing To Provide EpiPens In Recommended Two-PackSome parents in the Bay Area are raising concerns after Kaiser started rationing life-saving EpiPens, only giving out to a single dose of the allergy medication instead of the recommended two-packs.
Prosthetic Limb Upgrades Can Take Work With InsuranceTechnology has led to huge advances in artificial limbs, but for many patients, the quality of their prosthetic depends on their insurance.