Rep. Devin Nunes: Closing Schools Over Coronavirus 'Way Overkill,' Again Questions Social DistancingRep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) on Tuesday complained that his state's decision to close schools is "way overkill" and unnecessarily harms the economy despite experts' urgent calls to maintain social distancing.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Health Officials Extend Stay-At-Home Order To May 3, Add RestrictionsBay Area health officials in eight local jurisdictions on Tuesday officially extended the current coronavirus stay-at-home order through May 3 and added new restrictions in the hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19 and preserving hospital capacity across the region.
State Superintendent: Schools May Be Closed Into Summer Break During Coronavirus OutbreakStudents will likely not be able to return to school for the rest of the academic year and schools should focus on distance learning models, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: Sonoma County Extends Shelter-In-Place Order To May 3The shelter-in-place order for Sonoma County residents will be extended through May 3, the county's public health officer announced Tuesday. Most Bay Area counties announced a similar extension on Tuesday.
Clinical Psychologist Gives Tips For Coping With Long-Term Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceA clinical psychologist gave tips to help people cope with the long-term coronavirus shelter-in-place after the order was extended, leaving schools and businesses in the Bay Area closed until May.
Employee At San Jose Safeway Store Tests Positive For COVID-19; Store Remains OpenAn employee at the Safeway store at 179 Branham Lane in San Jose has tested positive for COVID-19, store officials said Monday. The individual is currently receiving medical care and hasn't worked in the store since March 24.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Public Health Shelter-In-Place Order To Be Extended To May 1Public health officials in the Bay Area on Monday warned residents that the current shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 outbreak will be extended until at least May 1 in the coming days.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Prepares Trailers For Homeless To Self-IsolateSanta Clara County is cleaning and prepping 15 trailers, the first of dozens, to be used to isolate and quarantine the homeless who have tested positive or are believed to be infected with the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Saturday Visitor Surge Forces Closure Of Vehicle Access To All State ParksCiting a wave of visitors over the last 24 hours, state officials announced Sunday they were shutting down vehicle access to all of California's 280 state parks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Homeschooling During The Coronavirus: How Bay Area Parents Can Cope With The Added Responsibility With the announcement this week that San Francisco Bay Area school systems will remain shuttered until at least May, the pressure on parents who are also sheltering in place to take over the responsibility of handling their child's education can be daunting.
Coronavirus Update: Social Distancing Proving To Be Elusive At Grocery StoresSocial distancing restrictions were still proving to be elusive at many Bay Area stores, despite attempts by shoppers and store owners.