Coronavirus Update: California Food For Seniors Plan Could Run Out Of Money SoonGov. Gavin Newsom’s first-in-the-nation plan to pay for and deliver three meals a day to vulnerable seniors during the coronavirus crisis has less than two weeks to launch before federal funding runs out.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Announces Plan With FEMA To Feed Seniors During Shelter OrderGovernor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a new partnership with FEMA, and city and county officials to prepare and deliver meals to the state's seniors in a program that would help the beleaguered restaurant industry at the same time.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Transportation Officials Launch Discount Taxi Ride Program For SeniorsA new program by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will provide senior citizens and people with disabilities with discounted taxi rides for essential activities like grocery shopping.
Coronavirus Update: Newsom Launches Medical SWAT Teams To Stem 'Golden Wave' Of Senior Care Facility Outbreaks With growing outbreaks of coronavirus in the senior care facilities across the San Francisco Bay Area and the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom has launched SWAT teams of infectious disease experts to stem what he called a "Golden Wave" of infections among staff and elderly residents.
Coronavirus Pandemic: New Death At Orinda Nursing Home; Outbreak Worsens At Pleasant Hill FacilityContra Costa health officials reported Friday another resident death amid a growing outbreak of coronavirus at two senior care facilities.
Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Unveils Hotline To Keep Seniors ConnectedCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday announced the launch of an initiative for older residents to stay connected while staying at home during the coronavirus public health emergency.
Trader Joe's Designates Early Shopping Hours For Seniors During COVID-19 PandemicTrader Joe's has designated early store hours for seniors and disabled shoppers who may need assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Call For Volunteers To Bring Meals, Prescriptions To South Bay Seniors, High-Risk ResidentsSanta Clara County Helping Hands called on healthy residents Friday to volunteer to bring meals and prescriptions to local seniors and people who are immunocompromised during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Update: Safeway, Whole Foods Join Move To Launch Senior Shopping HoursSafeway and Whole Foods joined the growing number of Northern California grocery chains announcing special hours allowing seniors to shop.
Coronavirus California Update: Newsom Orders Bars, Wineries Closed; Home Isolation Of All SeniorsBars, nightclubs, wineries and brew pubs across California have been ordered to close Sunday, while all seniors have been told to isolate at home as health officials seek to limit the continuing spread of the novel coronavirus.
Seniors Facing Loss Of Meals, Activities At Milpitas Senior Center Over Coronavirus ConcernsSenior citizens, a group that's proven especially vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak, are expressing concern that aggressive public health measures aimed at slowing the spread of the disease may limit access to vital programs intended for their physical and social well-being.