COVID: Post-Holiday Surge Strains Hospitals As Protracted Stay-At-Home Order Strains Bay Area BusinessesAs public health officials grapple with a post-holiday surge in coronavirus cases, regional stay-at-home orders for the Bay Area will remain in place indefinitely until the strain on the healthcare system is relieved.
COVID Order: San Francisco Extends Mandatory Quarantine Until State's Regional Stay Home Order LiftedA health order placing a mandatory 10-day quarantine for anyone traveling to or returning to San Francisco from outside the Bay Area has been extended beyond the January 4th end date.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officials Bracing For Christmas, New Year's Surge In CasesCalifornia health officials are begging residents to stay home on New Year's Eve, warning it could be a matter of life of death.
COVID Surge: Coronavirus Spread Likely To Worsen Due To Holiday Travel And GatheringThe spread of COVID in California is likely to increase this week as people travel and gather for holidays like Christmas and New Year's Eve, the state's Health and Human Services secretary said Tuesday.
COVID Surge: Ghaly Says SoCal, San Joaquin Valley Regions To Remain Under Stay-At-Home OrderCalifornia Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly on Tuesday said that the Southern California and San Joaquin Valley hospital regions would remain under the current stay-at-home order as long as their ICU projections were under 15% capacity.
COVID Restrictions: San Mateo County Businesses Prepare For ShutdownDiners in Redwood City were getting their last meal out until further notice Thursday night as San Mateo County prepared to join the rest of the Bay Area for the COVID stay-at-home order starting at midnight.
COVID Surge: Bay Area ICU Capacity At Under 13%; Stay-At-Home Order To Go Into Effect For Entire RegionAccording to the California COVID-19 website, Bay Area ICU capacity dipped below 13% Wednesday, triggering a stay-at-home order for the entire region starting Thursday night.
COVID Surge: San Mateo County To Join Stay-At-Home Order Amid Record Cases, Rising HospitalizationsAs hospitals strain under surging COVID-19 cases, San Mateo County officials on Wednesday urged people to stay home for the holidays.
COVID Restrictions: Restaurants Sue Contra Costa County To Overturn ShutdownThe latest stay-at-home orders have drawn criticism and even outright defiance from some businesses, but in Contra Costa County a group of restaurants is taking a different approach. They are taking the county to court.
COVID Restrictions: Several Danville Restaurants Defy Outdoor-Dining BanOutdoor dining is banned by the COVID stay-at-home order, but some East Bay restaurants are still serving customers in defiance, with owners saying it's worth getting fined.
COVID Restrictions: Sonoma County Officials Opt Against Early Shutdown OrderWhile much of the Bay Area is already under a COVID-19 stay-at-home order, some counties have chosen to follow looser restrictions. In Sonoma County, business owners are relieved they won't have to close just yet.