COVID: Outbreak at 3 Contra Costa Jails Sickens Nearly 100 Inmates and StaffOfficials in the East Bay are trying to contain COVID-19 outbreaks at multiple Contra Costa County jails, according to officials.
COVID: Contra Costa Cases Surge; Outbreak at Detention Facilities Expected to GrowCOVID-19 is resurging in Contra Costa County thanks to the Delta variant, with an outbreak at a county detention facility and about 20 percent of the county's population over 12 remaining unvaccinated, according to officials.
Incarcerated Writer At San Quentin Prison On Living Through Outbreak, Vaccines28 incarcerated men at San Quentin Prison and 1 guard died last year from Covid-19 complications. Now vaccines are being administered at San Quentin and across the California prison system. CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese spoke with the co-founders of the Prison Journalism Project Yukari Iwatani Kane & Shaheen Pasha, as well as incarcerated writer Joe Garcia, in our ongoing series.
Leaving Prison During the Covid-19 PandemicThe Covid-19 pandemic has brought special challenges to those reentering society from prison. CBSN Bay Area's Michelle Griego spoke with Yukari Kane, co-founder of the Prison Journalism Project and Jonathan Chiu, who was released from San Quentin Prison last May.
UPDATE: Kaiser Permanente San Jose Emergency Room COVID Outbreak Linked To Air-Powered CostumeA COVID-19 outbreak at a South Bay hospital that infected at least 44 emergency room workers may be linked to an inflatable Christmas costume.
COVID Surge: Outbreak Reported At Two Santa Clara County Youth Detention FacilitiesSanta Clara County health officials on Wednesday confirmed an outbreak of over a dozen cases among youths and staff at two of the county's juvenile detention facilities.
COVID-19 Outbreak Sickens 38 At Santa Cruz Skilled Nursing FacilityOfficials in Santa Cruz are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak at a skilled nursing facility that has made nearly 40 people ill and hospitalized some residents.
Salinas-Based Company Recalls Romaine Lettuce Over Possible E. Coli ContaminationThe Salinas-based produce company Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling its brand of packaged single head romaine lettuce out of an abundance of caution due to possible E. coli contamination, according to federal health officials.
Santa Cruz County Health Officer Concerned Over Rise In COVID-19 CasesSanta Cruz County health officer Dr. Gail Newel said Thursday that she is worried because COVID-19 cases are steadily growing in the county.
Officials Raise Alarm Over Spike In East Palo Alto COVID-19 CasesOfficials in East Palo Alto and San Mateo County on Tuesday were scrambling to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in the blue-collar, working-class community at the southern end of the county.
Bay Area Public Defenders Ask State To Release At-Risk San Quentin Inmates Amid COVID OutbreakFour Bay Area public defenders are collaborating to seek the release of non-violent inmates from San Quentin State Prison, where a coronavirus outbreak has claimed 25 lives, a top lawyer in the San Francisco Public Defender's office said Wednesday.