KPIX 5's Len Kiese asks Dr. Karin Shavelson with Marin Health if the COVID-19 Omicron variant is any more transmissible than the Delta variant, and how concerned we should be here in the Bay Area
Medicare May Restrict Coverage of Alzheimer's DrugMedicare officials announced their intention to limit coverage of Aduhelm only to patients who are participating in approved clinical trials. UCSF professor of health economics in the department of clinical pharmacy, Kathryn Phillips, PhD, explains this decision, and why it may make sense
Latest on COVID-19 & HospitalizationsKPIX 5's Anne Makovec talks to Dr. Laleh Gharahbaghian from Stanford Health Care about a new study of California's hospitals showing that Omicron causes fewer hospitalizations and shorter stays
Talking Tsunami: USGS Scientist on Tonga Volcano EruptionKPIX 5's Brian Hackney spoke with USGS volcanologist Wendy Stovall about the unusual submarine volcanic eruption near Tonga that sent tsunami waves across the Pacific. (1-15-22)
Increase in Scams Involving QR CodesKPIX 5's Len Kiese talks to CNET Senior Writer and cybercrime expert Bree Fowler about the rise in scams involving QR codes, and how to protect yourself
American Red Cross Declares First-Ever National Blood CrisisThe American Red Cross has declared its first-ever national blood crisis. CBSN Bay Area's Amanda Starrantino speaks with regional CEO Jennifer Adrio about what the company is doing.
Climate Change And Its Impact On Children's HealthKPIX 5 Anchor, Len Kiese, talks to Dr. Mary Prunicki from Stanford School of Medicine about climate change and its impact on children’s health, including how wildfire smoke affects kids.
Top Tech Trends in 2022CNET's Ian Sherr brings us highlights from CES in Las Vegas, and talks about the top tech trends to keep an eye out for in 2022
Status of California Cases Tied to Capitol RiotsKPIX 5's Allen Martin asks CBS News Congressional Correspondent Scott MacFarlane about the status of California cases tied to the January 6 Capitol riots
When You Should Take a PCR or Rapid Antigen TestKPIX 5's Anne Makovec asks Dr. Abraar Karan, infectious disease specialist at Stanford Health Care, if it's better to take a PCR or rapid antigen test in the age of Omicron
BBB Warns of COVID-19 Test ScamsBetter Business Bureau of Northeast California's Alma Galvan talks about the rise in fraudulent Coronavirus tests, vaccines and treatments as the number of COVID-19 cases rise and demand for tests increases
Back to School Plans Amid COVID-19 SurgeKPIX 5's Len Kiese talks with California State University East Bay Chair of Public Health Dr. Arnab Mukherjea about the return to school amid the COVID surge, and his advice for parents and students dealing with the anxiety of returning to the classroom
Capitol Riots: One Year LaterEast Bay Congresswoman Barbara Lee recalls the events of the attack one year after pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol
Weather Extra: Rainfall TotalsMeteorologist Darren Peck explains why California is not out of the drought just yet, despite all of our recent storms
CDC Updates Isolation Guidelines for COVID-19 CasesDr. Malathi Srinivasan with Stanford Health Care weighs in on the CDC's latest isolation guidelines for COVID-19 cases, and how to tell the difference between Omicron, the flu, and the common cold
Money-Saving Tips for 2022Looking to cut down on costs? Financial expert Derrick Kinney has some tips to help you save some money in 2022
Economic Outlook for 2022Former California EDD Director Michael Bernick talks about the latest statewide unemployment numbers and the economic forecast for 2022
Local Food Banks on a Mission to End HungerBarbara Abbott with the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank talks about the increased need this holiday season, and how the pandemic and supply chain issues have provided additional challenges for local food banks
What to Expect at CES 2022The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is still scheduled to go on starting January 5, despite the rise in Omicron cases. CNET's Ian Sherr tells us about the technology that's expected to be on display
Deadline to Sign Up for Covered CaliforniaCovered California is encouraging people to apply for coverage by the December 31 open-enrollment deadline, especially as the Omicron variant continues to spread
Housing Market Heats Up Heading into WinterThe real estate market typically slows down during the winter months, but Zillow economist Nicole Bachaud says it continues to be hot here in the Bay Area, with high prices and low inventory
COVID-19 Testing During the Holiday SeasonWe ask Dr. Shashank Ravi from Stanford Hospital when you should get tested if you gathered with family or friends for the holidays and are concerned you may have been exposed to COVID-19
Local Doctor Weighs In On California's Indoor Mask MandateDr. Anne Liu from Stanford Health Care discusses the statewide indoor mask mandate that excludes San Francisco, and recent travel testing recommendations.
Marin Non-Profit Works To Counteract Racial Inequity In CountyA report from Advancement Project California ranked Marin County as the second worst in California in terms of racial inequity. Community Action Marin, the county's largest social services provider, offers a bevy of services including child and family services plus mental health support. CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese spoke with Community Action Marin's CEO Chandra Alexandre about how the pandemic has made things even tougher.
Almost Twice As Many Deaths By Overdose Than Covid-19 In SF During PandemicDr. Hillary Kunins runs SF’s Mental Health and substance abuse services. We talked to her about the rising overdoses in the city during the pandemic.