Masks Worn Amid COVID-19 May Lead To Form Of ImmunityAs the Bay Area and the nation continue to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic, there is growing evidence that wearing a mask may result in a surprising benefit.
Flu Shots Will Be Required at All UC Campuses by NovemberAll UC students and workers will be required to get a flu shot this fall following an executive order from UC president Janet Napolitano issued Friday.
Coronavirus Research Yields New Roadmap for Treatment OptionsAs the pandemic continues and hits record numbers in California and nationwide, there is more information coming out to help doctors understand it.
Diabetic San Quentin Inmate Says He Was Released to Quarantine at Novato Hotel Without FoodA diabetic San Quentin inmate claims he was dropped off at a Novato hotel to quarantine for two weeks, only to be left stranded without any support or a single meal.
Airbnb Shutters Party Houses Amid COVID-19 ClustersAirbnb said Friday it's cracking down on party houses throughout New Jersey after state health officials warned house parties led to clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks.
Coronavirus Found in Yosemite National Park SewageTests of untreated waste water from Yosemite National Park have confirmed the presence of coronavirus and the recently-reopened park is cutting the number of vehicle passes in half.
Reopened Then Shut, Contra Costa County Cancels Indoor Religious GatheringsA rise in coronavirus cases has prompted Contra Costa County to once again cancel all indoor church services just days after they were allowed to reopen.
Lawmakers, Advocates Question Specifics of Gov. Newsom's Prison Inmate Release PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that roughly 8,000 prisoners will be released to try to contain the COVID-19 outbreak at state prisons.
Contra Costa County Officials Rethink Reopening TimelineAfter several weeks of what felt like moving forward, Contra Costa County is rethinking its reopening timeline
Researchers Turn to Pool Testing for Efficient Tracking of Coronavirus OutbreaksOn Friday, Gov. Newsom addressed a possible change in coronavirus testing strategy to group- or "pool" testing.
Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back ReopeningAs California hit a 3,792 COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend, Gov. Newsom warned Monday that tougher restrictions could once again be enforced.
Lodi Hospital Suspends Admitting Non-Coronavirus Patients as Infection Surges Among StaffThe largest health care facility in Lodi announced it has temporarily suspended admission of non-COVID-19 patients because the hospital has experienced a surge in positive cases among its staff.
Protesters Outside Fremont Tesla Plant Demand Improved COVID-19 Safety For WorkersA small group rallied outside the Tesla plant in Fremont on Monday to demand better protection for workers from the novel coronavirus.
Some Nurses Concerned About Safety At Hayward Hospital Following COVID-19 OutbreakA small hospital in Hayward has implemented some new guidelines since the COVID-19 outbreak they think will reduce risk of infection, but some nurses at St. Rose Hospital believe it's not enough.
San Mateo County Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches To Reopen On June 1 With RestrictionsA newly-revised coronavirus stay-at-home order issued by San Mateo County health officials Friday will allow places of worship, retail stores and beaches to reopen with some restrictions starting June 1.