COVID: Questions Surround New Cal/OSHA Rules Regarding Masks in WorkplaceIn a marathon, hours-long session that ended Thursday night, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) rejected and then approved its new mask rules, sparking pushback and public confusion.
Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask Scam Which Burned Bay Area VictimsA Michigan man has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly operating a fake website that purportedly sold N95 masks but never delivered them, according federal prosecutors.
Coronavirus Update: California Union Claiming To Have Found 39 Million N95 Masks Duped In Elaborate PPE ScamA powerful California union that claimed to have found 39 million masks for health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus battle was duped in a elaborate scam discovered by FBI investigators, according to the U.S. attorney's office.
Coronavirus Update: Lawmakers Want Details On Newsom's Big Medical Mask BuyCalifornia lawmakers want a fuller accounting of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to buy 500 million protective masks.
Coronavirus Healthcare: Seton Medical Center Nurses Plead For More PPEAcross the Bay Area, state and nation, the plea is the same from nurses and frontline healthcare workers: there is not enough personal protective equipment.
Coronavirus Update: Nurses' Union Locates 39 Million N95 Masks For Governments, Health Care SystemsService Employees International Union United Healthcare Workers West announced Thursday that it located 39 million N95 masks and will make them available to state and local governments and health care systems.
Rain Begins Cleansing Smoky Bay Area SkiesUmbrellas replaced mask faces on Bay Area streets early Wednesday as a storm front began to clear out a layer of unhealthy air that had been draped over the region for nearly two weeks.
Bay Area Residents Breathing In Half A Pack Of Cigarettes A DayFor more than a week, Bay Area residents have been battling headaches, coughs, scratchy throats and clogged sinuses brought on by a layer of unhealthy air draped over the region from the Camp Fire.
Face Masks Can Help Filter Out Bad Air – If Worn CorrectlyPeople have been lining up at hardware stores and other locations in the Bay Area to snap up face masks to minimize their intake of unhealthy air.