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: East Bay Residents React to CDC Reversal of Masking GuidanceJust weeks after things seemed to be getting back to normal as COVID case numbers dropped, the CDC on Tuesday did an about-face with their masking guidance, recommending vaccinated people wear masks indoors.
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.
COVID: Mask Recommendations Prove Frustrating For Bay Area Business OwnersBusiness owners across the Bay Area are expressing frustration with public health officials once again urging them to ask customers and employees to wear masks when indoors.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officials Urge All Residents To Voluntarily Wear Masks IndoorsWith cases of the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant on a rapid rise, a coalition of Bay Area county health officials urged local vaccinated residents to once again wear masks indoors in public places.
Santa Clara County Officials Lift Final COVID-19 Local Health OrderOnce a local epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, Santa Clara County health officials announced Monday they were lifting the final order put into place to stem the tide of the deadly pandemic.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco to Align With State Guidelines on June 15Officials in San Francisco on Monday confirmed that the city would follow the state's guidance as far as the use of face coverings and general business operations for the planned June 15th removal of most COVID restrictions.
Gov. Newsom Signs Order to Lift COVID Rules, Pledges Consistent Workplace Mask RulesGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday afternoon signed an executive order that will lift most of California's coronavirus rules as of Tuesday, June 15.
Dr. Ghaly: State to Follow CDC Masking Guidelines June 15; No Masks Required for VaccinatedCalifornia public health officials on Wednesday announced that the state would follow CDC masking guidelines when the California fully reopens on June 15 with vaccinated residents being allowed to go without masks in most circumstances.
COVID: San Francisco To Follow State Easing of Outdoor Masking RulesHealth officials in San Francisco announced Monday evening that the city would adopt the new guidance on masking that state officials plan to use, following CDC recommendations.