It may be July now but summer play time will soon give way to classroom time and one set of students is still waiting for their turn to be vaccinated: kids age five to eleven. Andria Borba reports. (7-28-21)
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Parents Await Clearance of COVID Vaccine for Kids Age 5 to 11It may be July now but summer play time will soon give way to classroom time and one set of students is still waiting for their turn to be vaccinated: kids age five to eleven. Andria Borba reports. (7-28-21)
Some Call on CDC to Use Different Metrics to Determine Mask GuidanceKenny Choi reports on growing confusion among Bay Area residents on whether they should wear masks inside or not (7-28-2021)
Bay Area Businesses Start Updating Masking Policies After Latest ChangesMax Darrow reports on Burlingame businesses changing their masking requirements after updates to CDC and state health recommendations (7-28-2021)
Doctor Works With Nurse Who Once Cared For Him As Premature Infant At Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's HospitalA doctor and nurse at the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital share a unique bond aside from their working relationship. Mireya Villareal reports they met decades ago under very different circumstances.
USA Gymnast Simone Biles Exit From Olympic Events Brings New Focus On Mental HealthSimone Biles' bombshell announcement that she would withdraw from the Olympics gymnastics team final and individual all-around events has put a new awareness about making mental health a priority for athletes.
COVID: Health Experts Weigh In On Impact Of CDC's New Mask GuidelinesIn response to the growing threat from the Coronavirus Delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control reversed its previous guidelines for indoor mask-wearing. Andria Borba talked to health experts about the move.
COVID: Health Experts Weigh In On Impact Of CDC's New Mask GuidelinesIn response to the growing threat from the Coronavirus Delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control reversed its previous guidelines for indoor mask-wearing. Andria Borba talked health experts about the move.
COVID Vaccine: SF's Employee Vaccination Mandate Is Not First In U.S.San Francisco will become the first city in California to require new employees be vaccinated. The rule takes effect on Wednesday, and while not everyone agrees with the mandate, Wilson Walker reports this isn't the first time Americans have been told to get a vaccine.
East Bay Residents React to Latest CDC Masking GuidanceJohn Ramos reports on how some local residents were taking the news of a possible return to wearing masks, even for those vaccinated against COVID (7-27-2021)
U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Crew Rescues Woman Near China BeachRaw footage of the Air Station San Francisco helicopter crew rescuing a woman near China Beach Tuesday morning.
New SF City Workers to be Required to Get COVID VaccineJustin Andrews reports on San Francisco's plan to require all new city employees to get the COVID vaccine unless they have a health or religious exception (7-27-2021)
CDC Set to Recommend Vaccinated Individuals Wear Masks IndoorsLen Kiese reports on CDC plans to update masking guidelines to recommend those vaccinated for COVID wear masks indoors (7-27-2021)
Task Force Unveils Plan to Get Bay Area Transit Agencies Back on TrackJohn Ramos reports on new proposal to save Bay Area public transit agencies suffering from declining ridership since the pandemic started (7-26-2021)
COVID: Researchers Seeing A Drop In IQ Among Infected PatientsResearchers are seeing a significant relationship between COVID-19 infections and a drop in I.Q. As Juliette Goodrich explains, the impact is even seen among patients who were never hospitalized.
Proof of Vaccinations or Weekly Testing to be Required For State Employees, Health Care WorkersKenny Choi reports on on new vaccine mandate announced for state employees and health care workers in California (7-26-2021)
Proof of Vaccinations or Weekly Testing Now Required For California Employees, Health Care WorkersAnne Makovec reports on new vaccine mandate announced for state employees and health care workers in California (7-26-2021)
CoCo County District Opens Back-to-School Vaccine ClinicA school district in Contra Costa County is helping students get their mandatory shots. such as for the measles. while also giving them a chance to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Devin Fehely reports. (7-25-21)
East Bay Health Workers Battle COVID Vaccine Misinformation, HesitanceWith COVID-19 cases still on the rise, East Bay health officials are scrambling to convince those who are hesitant to get vaccinated. John Ramos reports. (7-24-21)
New Treatment Shows Promise for COVID Long-HaulersPatients suffering from long-term effects of COVID-19 could soon find some relief. Devin Fehely reports. (7-24-21)
San Francisco Bars Consider Requiring Proof of VaccinationYou could be showing more than ID at some bars in San Francisco soon. They could be asking to see proof that you're not just 21 but vaccinated against COVID-19 as well. Andria Borba reports. (7-23-21)
Napa Valley Tourism Rebounds Despite COVID SpikeWhile the Delta variant is leading to a spike in coronavirus cases, Napa Valley hasn’t seen it have much impact on tourism. Andrea Nakano reports. (7-23-21)
California COVID Vaccination Holdouts Hold Back Pandemic RecoveryHealth officials hope that, in recent days, fears of the Delta strain of COVID-10 will drive more people to get vaccinated. While that might be happening, it is almost certainly not happening enough. Wilson Walker reports. (7-23-21)
Oakland Community Scrambles to Halt Closure of Neighborhood WalgreensThere's a last-minute push to save a Walgreens store in East Oakland. One city leader is calling the store the lifeblood of the neighborhood. Katie Nielsen reports. (7-23-21)
2 Oakland Dining Spots to Require Proof of COVID VaccinationTwo Oakland restaurants -- Palmetto and Kon Tiki -- will start refusing service to those without proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or a recent negative test for the coronavirus. Andria Borba reports. (7-22-21)