Gov. Newsom: Good News On Coronavirus Testing Coming, Despite BacklogGov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday said he was hopeful that California would soon catch up on an existing backlog of coronavirus tests, even as the state ramped up COVID-19 testing.
California Now Tracking Number Of Patients Hospitalized To Measure Spread Of CoronavirusAs California confronts a rising number of coronavirus cases, state leaders and health officials are increasingly focused on a different metric. They are using the number of people arriving at the hospital.
Coronavirus Update: Twice-Quarantined Redwood City Couple Could Provide Key To Beating COVID-19A couple from Redwood City who was quarantined not once but twice for the coronavirus may hold the key to understanding and possibly even beating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Using Robots, UC Berkeley Lab May Soon Complete 1,000 COVID-19 Tests A DayResearchers say this is a critical time in our history and traditional methods of conducting tests are not going to cut it. That’s why a lab using robots at UC Berkeley may provide the testing needed to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic.
Hayward Plans To Test Vulnerable Homeless Population For CoronavirusTeams of firefighters plan to visit homeless encampments in Hayward, where they will test those who are showing symptoms and meet testing requirements.
Coronavirus Update: Free Coronavirus Testing Site In Hayward Overwhelmed By Long LinesA Hayward fire station offering free COVID-19 testing was forced to turn many people away Thursday as organizers continued to refine their methods to process the maximum number of test samples and best serve the public.
Bay Area Health Departments Order Labs To Provide More Comprehensive COVID-19 DataHealth officials in the seven Bay Area jurisdictions issued an order Tuesday requiring all commercial and academic labs to provide more comprehensive information on coronavirus testing in the region.
Coronavirus Update: City Of Hayward To Open Its Own Coronavirus Fire House Testing FacilityHayward city officials announced Sunday they were converting a local fire house into a testing facility for the coronavirus.
Kaiser Begins First Round Of Tests On Coronavirus VaccineKaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute began an anxiously awaited first-stage study of a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
Coronavirus Update: Two UC San Francisco Medical Health Workers Test Positive For Coronavirus Two University of California-San Francisco health care workers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, hospital officials announced late Saturday.
President Trump Tests 'Negative' After Possible Exposure To COVID-19President Trump's doctor says president has tested negative for novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Kaiser San Francisco Launches Drive-Through TestingIn the wake of a swelling number of confirmed coronavirus cases in San Francisco, Kaiser health care officials have launched the first Bay Area drivethru testing operation in a hospital parking lot.
Santa Clara County Health Officials Say No New Confirmed Coronavirus CasesNo new novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Santa Clara County and few new details about the virus are known publicly, county public health officials told a Board of Supervisors committee at a hearing Wednesday.
Feds Employ 'Early Warning System'; San Francisco Flu Patients To Be Tested For CoronavirusCalling it an "early warning system," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Friday that flu patients in San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago would also undergo testing for the coronavirus.
Bay Area Bio-Tech Firms Take Lead In Fight Against CoronavirusA number of Bay Area biotech companies are working at the forefront of efforts to combat the novel coronavirus.