COVID Shutdown: San Joaquin Valley, SoCal Enact Stay-Home Order Beginning SundayFaced with a dire shortage of hospital beds, health officials announced Saturday the vast region of Southern California and a large swath of the Central Valley will be placed under a sweeping new lockdown in an urgent attempt to slow the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
COVID Restrictions: New California Stay-at-Home Order Inflames Anti-Vax ProtestersAbout 30 people gathered outside San Jose's administration building Thursday to protest the latest state and county restrictions being announced regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Testing: Bay Area Health Officials Encourage Testing Following Holiday GatheringsCOVID-19 cases are expected to spike following the Thanksgiving holiday and, in response, public health officials are asking anyone who attended a large group gathering to get tested.
Pandemic Presses Bay Area Families to Find New Ways to Observe Thanksgiving HolidayWith the pandemic grinding on, Thanksgiving was always going to be the holiday where the realities of social distancing and safety collided with cherished family traditions.
San Francisco Launches 'We Will Recover' Program to Promote Pandemic-Coping StrategiesAs COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the city and the state, San Francisco city officials last week launched the "We Will Recover" campaign as the holiday season gets underway.
Holiday Air Travelers Brace For Possible Quarantine, Additional COVID PrecautionsThe holiday season -- typically a time of planes, trains and crowded parties -- might need to be re-thought as the country fights rising COVID-19 cases. according to Bay Area health officials.
Berkeley Schools Get Green Light to Reopen Next WeekBerkeley middle and high schools have the option to reopen Monday if they have a plan and follow guidance to limit the spread of COVID-19, city officials said Thursday.
COVID: As San Francisco Slowly Reopens Progress Lags in Latino CommunityAs infection numbers drop and San Francisco moves into the yellow tier of reopening, the Latino community continues to be concerned.
Bay Area Researchers Say Experimental Coronavirus Treatment Comes With Risks for PresidentAmong the treatments for COVID-19 that President Trump received Friday is an experimental antibody drug that is being tested in 70 locations in the United States, including the Bay Area.
Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 15,000 in California; Nearly 200,000 NationwideCalifornia’s death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels.
Health Inspectors Evaluate San Francisco Schools in Advance of ReopeningBack-to-school health inspections are now underway in San Francisco and, with the health department’s blessing, some schools plan to bring back younger students soon.
Contra Costa County Aligns With COVID-19 State Guidelines, Eases RestrictionsContra Costa County Health officials have decided to align the county guidelines with the state, effectively doing away with any local restrictions.
Coronavirus Roundup: Most CSU Classes to Remain Online Through Spring 2021Most California State University classes will continue to be held online for the spring term that begins in January 2021, with fewer students living on campus than normal.
Outdoor Dining No Panacea for SF Restaurants Suffering Pandemic Revenue PlungeSan Francisco restaurant sales have dropped 91 percent since the pandemic began, a new survey shows, and almost half of the city's eateries are closed, temporarily or permanently.
San Francisco Mayor Breed Outlines City's Budget To Battle Coronavirus PandemicMayor London Breed on Tuesday offered up some details on the city's fight against COVID-19 and its financial impact in the months to come.