COVID: Marin Health Officials Prepare For Possible 5th Wave, Endemic CirculationThough high vaccination rates may be spelling the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in Marin County, the county may never truly see the end of the disease, a public health official told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
COVID: Alameda Unified School District Approves New Student Mask MandateStudents in the Alameda Unified School District will have to wear a mask whether they're vaccinated or not, indoors and outdoors, according to a new mandate approved by the district board.
KPIX 5 Original Report: Fake COVID Vaccination Cards SurgeMore employers, businesses, and municipalities may feel that it's now time to require COVID vaccinations prompting some unvaccinated individuals to turn to fake cards to get them through the front door, but at a potentially terrible cost.
COVID: Most Tourists Prepared for San Francisco's Proof of Vaccination RequirementWhile some San Francisco visitors are being caught by surprise by the city's new proof of vaccination requirement, most tourists seemed to be aware of the new policy before they got here.
COVID: San Francisco Restaurants, Bars Begin Checking for Proof of VaccinationOn Friday, San Francisco became the first major city in the nation to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for people dining inside restaurants, working out in gyms or attending indoor concerts.
San Jose City Workers Face Stringent Vaccination, Testing Requirements Beginning MondayOn Monday, more than 8,000 San Jose city employees must provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or get tested for the virus weekly to avoid being placed on unpaid leave.
COVID: San Francisco Businesses Prep for City's Proof of Vaccination RequirementIn a matter of a few hours, people who are not fully vaccinated could be denied entry into a variety of businesses in San Francisco as the city's vaccination mandate goes into effect.
CBS News Poll: California's Unvaccinated Adding Risk; Newsom Facing Tough Recall BattleA new CBS News poll indicates California residents are worried about the risks presented by the unvaccinated and that Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing a turnout challenge in next month's recall election.
COVID: Chinese Hospital, Community Leaders Urge Chinatown Residents to Get VaccinatedChinatown has some of the lowest COVID-19 rates among neighborhoods in San Francisco, but community groups still urge residents to roll up their sleeves and get vaccinated if they haven't already.
COVID: Santa Clara County Officials Push for More Residents to Get VaccinatedSanta Clara County has launched a new push to get more people vaccinated, even though the region has one of the highest vaccination rates of any large county in the United States.
More South Bay Bars Demand Proof of Vaccination Despite Customer BacklashThe number of bars in San Jose that require vaccination cards is still small but growing.
COVID: President Biden Biden Announces Federal Worker Vax Requirement, Calls For $100 PaymentsPresident Biden called on state and local governments to use COVID-19 relief funds to give $100 to residents who get vaccinated and said federal workers will have to show proof of vaccination or face new restrictions in the workplace, including complying with weekly testing.
COVID: State Health Officials Issue Indoor Mask Recommendation Regardless of Vaccination StatusThe California Department of Public Health formally recommended Wednesday that state residents resume wearing face coverings indoors, regardless of their vaccination status.
California Data Support Remarkable Efficacy of COVID-19 VaccinesAbout 7,550 out of more than 19.5 million Californians who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 have contracted the disease, a minuscule percentage that provides strong evidence of the vaccines' effectiveness, according to state data.
COVID: Experts Warn More Contagious Delta Variant Could Sicken UnvaccinatedThe COVID-19 Delta variant is doubling nationally every two weeks. Health experts are concerned for the unvaccinated or only half-vaccinated.