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: Alameda Unified School District Approves New Student Mask MandateStudents in the Alameda Unified School District will have to wear a mask whether they're vaccinated or not, indoors and outdoors, according to a new mandate approved by the district board.
Republican Recall Candidate Larry Elder Under Fire For False Claims About Kids And COVID-19With just two weeks before California's recall election, the leading GOP contender in the bid to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom is under fire for his comments on kids and the coronavirus.
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: Marin Health Officials Urge Masking Indoors & Outdoors At SchoolsWith the school year underway, health officials in Marin County urged students and their families, along with staff, to wear masks on campus, both indoors and outdoors.
Oakland McDonald's Franchise Settles Employee Suit Over COVID-19 Masks Made From Diapers, Coffee FiltersAn Oakland McDonald's has settled a lawsuit by employees who said the owner gave them COVID-19 masks made from dog diapers and coffee filters.
COVID: Surge, Delta Variant Top List Of Concerns For Parents Sending Kids Back To SchoolAs tens of thousands of Bay Area students return to the classroom, many parents are finding themselves concerned over the highly-transmissible and more severe COVID-19 Delta variant.
Napa County Officials Issues Order Mandating Facial Coverings IndoorsFollowing the lead of several other San Francisco Bay Area counties, Napa County health officials issued an order Thursday, mandating indoor masking, regardless of vaccination status, in all workplaces and indoor public settings.
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.
COVID: Sonoma County Fairgoers Unsure Whether To Mask Up Under Changing CDC RulesMass gatherings are allowed, now that the state has relaxed its COVID guidelines, but people at the Sonoma County Fair on Friday seemed unsure what to expect when the rules and the science itself are changing so rapidly.
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.
San Mateo Co.: Masks Required at County Facilities Due to Rise in Covid Cases
COVID: Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz Health Officers Join Calls To Mask Indoors Amid Delta VariantHealth officers in the Monterey Bay area joined others across the state urging people to again wear masks at indoor public places, as the delta variant drives rising COVID-19 cases among the unvaccinated.
San Francisco Bay Area Residents Split Over Need To Wear COVID Mask IndoorsOn Sunday, the nation's top doctor said he's "worried" about the trajectory of the pandemic in the United States as the highly-transmissible Delta variant tears through the country.
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.