With COVID-19 Increasing Risk, Santa Clara County Offers Free Flu ShotsStarting this Saturday, Santa Clara County will be offering free flu shots to residents and will offer them every Saturday in front of the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds.
Santa Clara County Health Officials Encourage Flu Vaccinations Amid PandemicThe Santa Clara County Public Health Department advised residents Monday to get vaccinated against the flu in addition to preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Rapid, Inexpensive, Easy COVID-19 Saliva Test Could Soon Be AvailableWhen it comes to curbing COVID-19, one way to return to a more normal way of life is to rapidly detect where the virus is spreading.
Latinx COVID Positivity Still High As Task Force And UCSF Test San Francisco Residents, Essential WorkersAs Latinx San Franciscans continue to account for more than half of the city's overall COVID-19 cases, new statistics released Wednesday by the University of California at San Francisco and the city's COVID-19 Latino Task Force suggest testing at transit hubs could help reduce numbers.
California To More Than Double COVID-19 Testing Capacity, Improve Turnaround Time, Drive Down CostsLooking ahead to the oncoming flu season and the impact on California's current coronavirus testing apparatus, Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday unveiled a new partnership with a diagnostics firm to revamp the state's COVID-19 testing.
COVID-19 Test Site Opens in Oakland’s Chinatown With Services in 12 LanguagesA multicultural community COVID-19 testing site offering services in a dozen Asian languages, including Chinese, Tagalog and Mongolian, conducted its first tests in Oakland's Chinatown on Tuesday.
Free, High-Capacity COVID-19 Test Site Opens At Santa Clara County FairgroundsA new COVID-19 testing site opened at the Santa Clara Co. Fairgrounds in San Jose that will be able to test 1,000 people daily by the end of the week and can expand to up to 5,000 tests per day, making it the largest test site in the Bay Area.
Hayward Drive-Up Testing Site Moved Due To Long Lines, CongestionHayward’s first come, first served COVID-19 testing site is now by appointment only and no longer at Cal State East Bay.
Reopening: Saliva-Based COVID-19 Testing Site Opens For 2-Day Pilot Run In BerkeleyA saliva-based COVID-19 test will be available for two days starting Wednesday in Berkeley with the aim of increasing the speed and availability of testing, according to city officials.
Chinese Hospital Test, Track & Trace Program Stops COVID-19 Outbreak At Chinatown SROA new COVID-19 testing and tracking program is underway to prevent outbreaks in one of San Francisco's most vulnerable communities.
Mayor Breed Announces Increase In San Francisco's COVID-19 Testing CapacitySan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday that the city will increase its COVID-19 testing capacity by adding appointments at existing sites and adding new mobile pop-up testing sites.
Health Expert Says Masks Are Most Effective Solution As CA COVID-19 Cases Top 400,000A San Francisco epidemiologist says wearing masks is the most effective way Californians can stop the spread of coronavirus and get back on track to reopen.
Reopening: New COVID-19 Testing Sites Opening In Alameda, Santa Clara CountyAs researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute are calling for a dramatic increase in COVID-19 testing in California, health officials in Alameda and Santa Clara County have announced they will be opening new testing sites this week.
Coronavirus: Health Officials Say California Needs To Triple COVID-19 Testing Researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute say California needs to triple the amount of testing that’s currently being done to mitigate the coronavirus.
Reopening: Surge In COVID-19 Cases Forces State Officials To Narrow Criteria On Who Can Be Tested With coronavirus cases rising fast, California overhauled its guidelines Tuesday for who can be tested, prioritizing people who are hospitalized with symptoms, those in close contact with infected people or when necessary to control a local outbreak.