National Guard Preps Santa Clara Convention Center As COVID-19 Treatment CenterWith help from the National Guard Reserves, the Santa Clara Convention Center is being transformed into a make-shift hospital for an expected surge in COVID-19 patients.
Coronavirus Update: VTA Santa Clara Valley Service Grinds To Halt After Trainee Tests PositiveAll Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light rail train service was halted indefinitely early Thursday after a light rail operator trainee tested posted for the coronavirus, officials said.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Launches Relief Fund For Low-Income ResidentsSanta Clara County officials unveiled an emergency fund Monday designed to help low income residents and families pay for rent and other basic needs during the growing coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Health Officials Setting Up MASH-Type Unit Inside Santa Clara Convention CenterHealth officials were preparing to set up a MASH-style unit inside Santa Clara Convention Center with equipment sent by the federal government to be in place for an anticipated surge of patients suffering from the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Sonoma County Reports Its First Coronavirus DeathHealth officials have announced Sonoma County's first death from the coronavirus, the 11th fatality from COVID-19 in the San Francisco Bay Area since the outbreak began and the fourth death reported in the region on Friday.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bay Area Suffers Through Deadliest Day Of Coronavirus OutbreakThe San Francisco Bay Area suffered through the deadliest day so far of the coronavirus outbreak Friday with four new deaths reported -- two in Santa Clara County and the first in both Contra Costa and Sonoma counties.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara University Law Student Tests Positive For Coronavirus Santa Clara University, which moved all classes online on March 12, announced Saturday that a law student has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Sunnyvale Firm Receives FDA Emergency Approval For Rapid COVID-19 TestA rapid test to detect the coronavirus, developed by Cepheid -- a Sunnyvale company, has been given “emergency use authorization” by Food and Drug Administration, officials said Saturday.
Google Launches Coronavirus Test Screening Website In Bay AreaVerily, a subsidiary of Alphabet and sister company to Google, quickly launched its much anticipated coronavirus testing website for residents in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties late Sunday night.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: White House Recommends Daily Silicon Valley Workplace Health Checks During Coronavirus OutbreakA White House COVID-19 task force, seeking a way to halt the spread of the coronavirus in Santa Clara County, has recommended that local officials enforce a 30-day mitigation strategy that would include daily health checks for staff and visitors upon their arrival to a workplace or office each day.
UC Berkeley, San Jose State, SCU, SFSU Cancel In-Person Classes Over Coronavirus FearsSeveral Bay Area colleges are canceling in-person classes and preparing for online delivery over fears of the coronavirus, multiple school officials announced Monday.