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.'
Frightening California COVID-19 Surge Continues Amid Promise of More VaccinesCalifornia is the epicenter of the worst surge in COVID-19 infections. Now the best hope is the vaccine. Elizabeth Cook has details on plans to speed up the vaccination process.
UCSF Health Expert Proposes Distributing COVID-19 Vaccine by LotteryUCSF Dept. of Medicine chairman Dr. Bob Wachter said California should consider a lottery system as a more equitable way to coordinate coronavirus vaccinations.
COVID Vaccines: UCSF Medical Center Says 10,000 Frontline Staff Received Vaccine; Begins Distributing 2nd DosesUCSF Medical Center announced Wednesday that they have vaccinated nearly 10,000 frontline staff from COVID-19 and have begun distributing second doses.
Missing Medically At-Risk Man Was Heading To UCSF, Last Seen Boarding BusSan Francisco police are asking the public to help find a man with medical conditions who has been missing from his home in the Parkmerced area since Monday.
UCSF Seeks To Rebuild Hospital, Add 1,200 Homes On Parnassus Campus In Proposed Agreement With CityOfficials with UCSF and the City of San Francisco announced Monday a proposed community benefits package, which includes new housing, as it seeks to rebuild the aging hospital on its Parnassus Heights campus.
UCSF Study: Temperature-Tracking Ring May Detect COVID InfectionA temperature-monitoring ring may be able to determine when the wearer has been infected with the coronavirus, even when symptoms of the infection are subtle, according to a study led by researchers at the University of California at San Francisco and UC San Diego.
COVID Vaccines: Hospitals Across California Prepare To Get First DosesAs California reported a record of nearly 35,500 positive coronavirus cases on Friday, there's a glimmer of hope: The state is awaiting the first batch of coronavirus vaccine.
COVID: UCSF, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Plan For Early Distribution Of Pfizer VaccineThe Bay Area could be weeks away from receiving the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, with two hospitals saying they are set to obtain doses.
Bay Area Hospitals Prepared For Expected 3rd Wave Of COVID-19 CasesBack in March, the first wave of coronavirus cases had states and counties worried about hospital capacity - just having enough beds for people. Now health officials are confronting what's being called a third wave of cases, and this time doctors are much more confident.
Three Bay Area Scientists Tapped For President-Elect Biden's Coronavirus Advisory BoardOn Monday, President-elect Joe Biden identified the members of his new coronavirus advisory board and three of them are from the Bay Area.
President-Elect Biden Taps UCSF Faculty Members For New Coronavirus PanelPresident-elect Joe Biden’s newly established coronavirus advisory board includes three faculty members at the University of California at San Francisco, the university said Monday.
UC San Francisco Doctors Named To Biden COVID Advisory Task ForceThree University of California doctors were named by President elect Joe Biden Monday to his COVID-19 advisory task force.
San Francisco Police Investigate Shooting Near UCSF Mission Bay CampusA shooting near the UCSF Mission Bay campus Wednesday afternoon injured a 26-year-old man and set off a San Francisco Police investigation.
UCSF Study Finds COVID-19 Symptoms Lasting Several Weeks Among Pregnant WomenWomen who contract COVID-19 during pregnancy could experience symptoms that are prolonged, possibly lasting two months or longer, according to a new study.