San Jose Mayor Wants To Mandate COVID Booster Shots For City EmployeesCiting the arrival of the highly contagious omicron variant, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo announced Tuesday he was backing a proposal to strengthen his city's COVID-19 vaccination mandate for municipal employees by now including booster shots as a condition of employment.
Free COVID Clinic In Oakland Unexpectedly Shuts DownA non-profit healthcare clinic that provided free COVID-19 vaccinations and testing to walk-up patients in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza unexpectedly closed its doors Wednesday due to staffing and vaccine shortages.
COVID: Health Officials Find More CoCo County Restaurants Not Checking Vaccine CardsAfter allegations surfaced that some restaurants in Contra Costa County are defying COVID-19 rules an East Bay lawmaker is pressing for stricter enforcement.
One-In-Four Sonoma County Children Ages 5-To-11 Partially Vaccinated Against COVIDMore than 9,000 youth ages 5-to-11 living in Sonoma County have received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine since it became available a month ago, according to health officials.
Soaring COVID Booster Demand Prompts Appointment Requirement At San Mateo County Vaccine ClinicHigh demand for COVID-19 booster shots has prompted San Mateo County to require appointments for those 12 and over getting shots at the county-operated vaccine clinic at the San Mateo County Event Center.
COVID: Highly Contagious Omicron Variant Prompts New Travel RestrictionsNew travel restrictions will go into effect on Monday as a new coronavirus variant is circulating. The Omicron variant was first discovered in South Africa, but now it's believed to have reached Europe and Hong Kong.
Long Lines At Bay Area Test Sites To Ensure Safe, COVID-Free Thanksgiving GatheringsThe pandemic forced many to skip holiday parties last year so this week will be extra special for families who will gather for Thanksgiving. But some are taking the extra step to play it safe by getting tested for COVID-19.
COVID: SF Mission Pop-Up Clinic Makes Kids Vaccines, Adult Booster Shots ConvenientAfter a troubling start, California’s COVID-19 case rate recently has been stabilizing this month, according to new data. But health officials urge residents to continue with booster shots and vaccinations for kids.
Stanford Doctor: 'Role Models Speak, People Listen' To COVID Vaccine MisinformationAfter Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers became the latest high-profile figure to spread misinformation around the COVID-19 vaccines, Stanford Clinical Professor of Medicine Dr. Malathi Srinivasan responded in an interview on CBSN Bay Area.
COVID: Long Lines Of Kids, Parents At Pediatric Vaccine Clinic At Sonoma SchoolThere was a long line when the pediatric vaccine clinic opened at a school in Sonoma County, with parents eager to get their kids vaccinated.
NBA Tells Golden State Warriors To Get COVID Booster Shots 'As Soon As Possible'The NBA has raised the level of urgency regarding getting booster shots against the coronavirus, telling players and coaches including the Golden State Warriors that it is no longer advisable to wait before receiving the additional dose.