COVID: Vaccine Eligibility Expands But Appointments For Doses May Be Hard To FindCalifornians with pre-existing health conditions and disabilities are now qualified to get the COVID-19 vaccine as the state expands eligibility. However, many are finding that getting an appointment to get a dose isn't easy,
Governor, Health Experts Applaud Pres. Biden's Push to Expand Vaccination EffortsPres. Biden announced a plan to ask state health departments to open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Americans over the age of 18. Bay Area public health experts say it’s going to be a massive logistical challenge but it is possible.
COVID Vaccines: Transit Agencies Provide Info On Transit-Accessible COVID-19 Vaccination SitesA cadre of Bay Area transit agencies announced Thursday that they have launched a list of COVID-19 vaccination sites that are accessible by transit as well as the promotions offered to vaccine recipients.
COVID: Bay Area Vaccine Hunters Help Those Eligible Struggling To Find AppointmentsMany who are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in the Bay Area are still struggling to find an appointment. That’s where some online vaccine hunters are stepping in to help.
Vaccination Site Near Golden Gate Fields Open Friday After Closure Due to ProtestThe massive COVID-19 vaccination site in Berkeley near the Golden Gate Fields horse race track opened again Friday following a shut down the day before after animal rights activists forced the racetrack to close temporarily.
COVID Vaccine: San Mateo County Officials Report 1 In 4 Residents Received 1st Dose, 66% Of SeniorsAs of Tuesday, 159,357 San Mateo County residents have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, representing 24.8 percent of the county's population age 16 and older who would be eligible for the vaccine.
COVID Vaccine: Community Centers Not Getting Doses Needed For High-Risk ResidentsCalifornia community health centers say they are not receiving enough doses for their patients — the very at-risk residents the state needs to vaccinate.
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Shipments Could Arrive As Soon As MondayThe FDA granted emergency use approval for Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine Saturday, making it the third vaccine in the nation's war against the virus.
Bay Area Health Workers Cheer Newly-Approved 1-Shot Johnson & Johnson VaccineExperts believe the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which only requires one injection and needs only normal refrigeration, could be a game-changer.
Bay Area Health Expert Hails Potential of Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine in Pandemic BattleA new milestone in the fight against the pandemic came Friday when the Food and Drug Administration's advisory committee recommended the approval of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency authorization.
COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara County Opens 2nd Large Vaccination Site In Hard-Hit East San JoseFor the second time in a week, Santa Clara County health officials opened a large COVID-19 vaccination site in East San Jose, as the county continues to increase vaccine access in hard-hit communities.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo County Hosting Clinic in Daly City For Residents 65 and OlderSan Mateo County announced Thursday that it’s hosting a two-day COVID-19 vaccination clinic for residents 65 years and older at Jefferson High School in Daly City.
East Bay Vaccination Sites Expand Focus Toward Education WorkersThe vaccination clinic at the Alameda County Office of Education in Hayward was held specifically for employees who either work on campuses now or will be on campus when in-person learning resumes.
COVID Vaccine: Pop-Up Vaccination Site Opens at Gilroy Senior CenterA new pop-up vaccination site opened in Gilroy on Wednesday at the Gilroy Senior Center.
COVID Vaccine: San Francisco Partners With Sutter Health at Bayview Mass Vaccination SiteOfficials in San Francisco on Tuesday announced a partnership with Sutter Health to operate the newly opened high-volume COVID vaccination site at the SF Market in the Bayview.