COVID: Oakland School Officials Approve Vax Mandate For Students; Health Officials Weigh Statewide RuleA day after Oakland Unified School District officials approved a COVID-19 health mandate late Wednesday that will require all eligible students 12 and older to be fully vaccinated, parents and teachers were reacting to the decision.
COVID: Oakland Teachers Demand More Testing, Better Air Filtration For Safer SchoolsAfter six weeks of in-person learning, some teachers in the Oakland Unified School District are complaining about a lack of COVID safety, but the district insists it is doing all it can to keep the virus out of the classroom.
COVID: Surge In Cases Creates High Demand, Longer Lines At Test Sites In San FranciscoWith COVID cases spiking due to the new Delta variant more people want to know if they are sick. Health officials are keeping close watch on access to testing in San Francisco.
COVID: Spike In Cases Triggers More Demand For Testing, Longer Wait TimesAs COVID cases spike, more people are realizing they need to get tested. In fact, every Bay Area County Health Department is seeing a significantly higher demand for testing and officials don't want community test sites to become overwhelmed.
COVID Testing: Santa Clara County Begins Using Saliva Samples at Certain SitesTo increase efforts to control the coronavirus, starting Tuesday, Santa Clara County's COVID-19 pop-up testing sites are switching to testing via saliva specimen.
COVID Surge: CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement To All Air Travelers Entering U.S.Health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday announced plans to expand the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States starting later this month.
COVID: Marin Set To Open Drive-Thru Self Testing Site At Civic Center With demands for testing during the recent COVID surge soaring, Marin County health officials announced Saturday they would be opening a new drive-thru test location at the Civic Center.
COVID-19 Testing: Experts Believe Getting Tested For COVID-19 Will Get Easier In 2021Eight months into the pandemic and people are still wondering why they are having so much trouble getting tested.
COVID Thanksgiving: Health Officials Warn Negative COVID Test Not A Green Light For Large GatheringsSan Francisco Bay Area residents flocked to COVID testing sites Sunday instead to the local supermarkets as the days counted down to the Thanksgiving holiday.
COVID In Santa Clara: Santa Clara County Doubles COVID-19 Testing Capacity Ahead Of Holiday SeasonThe largest testing facility in the Bay Area plans to ramp up testing dramatically, ahead of the holiday season.
COVID: San Francisco Relocates COVID Testing Site From SoMa To Alemany Farmer’s MarketIn an effort to improve access to COVID testing in neighborhood hard hit by the illness, San Francisco officials announced Monday they were relocating a public health coronavirus test site from South Of Market to the Alemany Farmer’s Market.
Oakland Leaders Demand More COVID Testing In Fruitvale DistrictCity leaders and health officials in Oakland are pleading for federal help to combat high COVID-19 infection rates in one specific area.
Oakland International Airport Opens New Rapid COVID Test Facility
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.