COVID: Bay Area Expert Says Michigan's Surge From UK Variant Not Likely In CaliforniaAs the highly transmissible UK variant drives a spike in COVID cases in several states, particularly Michigan, one expert in California believes the Golden State may not see the same surge.
COVID Reopening: Risk Of Setting Off Another Surge Has Business Owners, Nurses ConcernedWith the stay-at-home order rescinded, some are wondering if it is too soon and whether a slide back into rising COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations is inevitable.
COVID MUTATION: Surges, Community Infections Driving Potentially Dangerous Variants Of CoronavirusPublic health specialists are raising a red flag about a strain of the coronavirus now circulating in the Bay Area and California.
Coronavirus Surge: Zuckerberg SF General At 'Level Red' As COVID Patient Numbers Reach Record LevelsAs of Monday, 63 COVID-19 patients are inside Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, 13 of those in the critical care unit. These new numbers have pushed the hospital to ‘surge level red.'
COVID Surge: Sonoma County Prepares For Worst With 'Mobile Morgue' TrailerAs deaths from COVID-19 have hit a new record of 4,000 a day in the United States Friday, Sonoma County is preparing for a possible increase in coronavirus casualties.
COVID Surge: Santa Clara County Officials Say Case Spike Is Stretching Health System To 'Breaking Point'Health officials in Santa Clara County painted a grim picture Wednesday of overwhelmed hospitals and staff fighting to save the lives of a growing number of arriving coronavirus patients struggling to breathe.
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: 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: Beleaguered Health Care Officials Beg Californians ‘Don’t Share Your Air’There are many commonly used greetings this time of year -- 'Merry Christmas" "Happy Hanukkah" "Happy Kwanzaa" -- but in this year of COVID, health care officials have added another. "Don't Share Your Air"
COVID: San Mateo Co. Stays Open But Local Officials Urge Non-Residents To 'Stay Out'Local officials were trying to discourage people from other parts of the Bay Area from leaving their COVID restricted counties to take advantage of the fact that San Mateo County is still open for business.
COVID: Vallejo City Hall Closed To Public Due To Surge In Coronavirus CasesThe city of Vallejo is closing City Hall to the public due to the surge in coronavirus cases, effective December 15.
COVID: Santa Clara County Facing Steepest Surge With Only 50 ICU Beds LeftHealth officials in Santa Clara County says it is facing the steepest, greatest surge yet. They are urging residents to stay at home and avoid anything that is not essential.
COVID Hospitalizations: Santa Clara, San Mateo County Hospitals Prepared Early For SurgeA new COVID-19 shutdown order will go into effect in five Bay Area counties next week, but four counties, including San Mateo and Santa Clara, will remain open. South Bay health officials say they are prepared for a surge.
Officials Fear Thanksgiving Family Gatherings Will Fuel Surge Of COVID-19 CasesWith just 17 days to go before Thanksgiving, health officials are asking Californians not to let their guard down.
Skyrocketing COVID-19 Cases In Oakland Traced To Large Parties, Gatherings At Lake MerrittEast Oakland residents are being urged to avoid social gatherings because they are leading to a surge in COVID-19 cases, city leaders said Friday.