COVID: Monterey County Supervisors Stop Short In Reviving Indoor Mask Mandate For AllThe Monterey County Board of Supervisors balked Wednesday at mandating face coverings indoors regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status but encouraged residents to do so regardless.
COVID: Cal/OSHA Urges Masking At All Indoor Work Settings Regardless Of Vaccination Status Amid Delta VariantThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health encouraged employers and workers Wednesday to follow the state's public health recommendation to wear a mask when indoors regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status.
COVID Update: Benicia City Council Unanimously Approves Mask Mandate For Public BuildingsJoining the movement to stop the recent surge of COVID-19 cases, the Benicia City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday night requiring everyone ages 4 and up to wear a mask while inside any buildings open to the public.
COVID: Benicia Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To Impose Mask MandateBreaking from the rest of Solano County, the city of Benicia has voted to impose its own indoor mask mandate including vaccinated residents with overwhelming support.
COVID Return: Benicia City Council Looking To Adopt Mask MandateThe Benicia City Council expects to vote on requiring face masks be worn inside publicly-owned buildings at a special meeting Tuesday night as the Delta variant of the COVID-19 continues to spread across the nation.
COVID: Danville Bowling Alley Won't Enforce Indoor Mask Mandate, Could Face FinesOne defiant East Bay business owner's refusal to enforce indoor mask rules has led authorities to warn he could be facing fines for non-compliance.
COVID: Sonoma County to Require Vaccinations for All Emergency PersonnelAmid a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Sonoma County officials on Wednesday issued a health order calling for all fire, law enforcement and emergency medical service workers and staff at disaster shelters to be get vaccinated.
Bay Area Businesses Make Last-Minute Preparations Ahead of New Mask MandateTurbo 26 Studio at Stanford Shopping Center held its last hot yoga class Monday evening, where students did not have to wear masks indoors.
COVID Surge: Mask Mandate Returns To Bay Area Businesses With No Limits On CapacityWhile the masks are back on, there will be no capacity limitation like earlier in the pandemic. The June 15 re-opening remains in place.
Condemnation of the Unvaxxed Grows as Bay Area Mask Mandates ReappearFor the first time in the pandemic it seems as if more people in the Bay Area are taking sides. The vaccinated are becoming more vocally annoyed with those who haven't taken the shot.
COVID: State Health Officials Issue Indoor Mask Recommendation Regardless of Vaccination StatusThe California Department of Public Health formally recommended Wednesday that state residents resume wearing face coverings indoors, regardless of their vaccination status.
COVID: Mask Mandates or Requests? Health Officials Weigh OptionsOfficials with local government offices all the way up to the White House are contemplating whether mask requirements could return as the Delta variant continues to drive a spike in COVID cases.
New Los Angeles Mask Mandate Boosts Concerns Over Rise of COVID Cases in Bay AreaOne month to the day after Gov. Gavin Newsom celebrated the state's progress in the fight against COVID-19 and reopened California, health leaders in Los Angeles County announced an indoor mask mandate and local health experts said the Bay Area may follow.
Mask Mandate Returns To California State Capitol After Positive COVID CasesAt least nine people who work at the California state Capitol tested positive for the coronavirus last week, including four who are fully vaccinated, triggering a return of the mask mandate for lawmakers and staff.
COVID Reopening: Cal/OSHA Withdraws Controversial Work Mask RulesCalifornia’s workplace regulators have reversed themselves for the second time in a week.