In a growing number of women, a COVID-19 vaccine is causing some to think they may have breast cancer. But top doctors in the Bay Area say it's actually a side effect of the shot. Andria Borba reports. (3/3/21)
Some of San Francisco's Youngest Students Return to ClassroomsEmily Turner reports on some San Francisco elementary school students returning to the classroom for the first time in over a year (4-12-2021)
Despite Short-Term Drop in Vaccine Supply, State Officials Predict Full Reopening by SummerIn just a matter of days, nearly all Californians will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine but getting an appointment may not be easy as the state expects a shortage in supply beginning next week. Maria Medina reports. (4-9-21)
San Francisco Nightlife Rebounds as Pandemic Restrictions EaseWith rebounding traffic, diners eating indoors and movies projected on the silver screen at Fort Mason, Friday nights in the city feel a lot different from what they were a year ago. Andria Borba reports. (4-9-21)
Bay Area Health Experts Dismiss Concerns Over COVID VaccinesAs eligibility expands, concerns surrounding the COVID vaccines also seem to be growing. Now, Bay Area experts are weighing in on the side effects and supply shortages. Allen Martin reports. (4-9-21)
Mental Health Professionals Advise Hybrid Approach When Returning to Work After PandemicIt’s been more than a year of masking up, sheltering in place and working from home. We’ve been distant by design and now millions of workers are being called back. Susie Steimle reports. (4-8-21)
Youth and COVID: Experts, Educators Evaluate Virus' Risk for Student AthleticsWith more young people back playing sports and in schools KPIX asked some experts: what's the risk of spreading COVID-19? Elizabeth Cook reports. (4-8-21)
Reduced Supply of Johnson & Johnson Doses Unlikely to Impact Bay Area Vaccination EffortsAs more people become eligible there continues to be an issue with vaccine supply and California just announced it's expecting a nearly 90 percent drop in Johnson and Johnson doses next week. Wilson Walker reports. (4-8-21)
Santa Clara County Allows Residents Older Than 16 to Sign Up for Vaccine AppointmentsDevin Fehley reports on Santa Clara County opening up COVID vaccine appointment process for all residents 16 and over (4-8-2021)
Santa Clara and Alameda Counties Make Changes to COVID Vaccine Procedure For Those Age 16 and OverLiz Cook reports on changes around the Bay Area in how those 16 and up will sign up for or actually receive COVID vaccines (4-7-2021)
'Vaccine Passports' Being Looked At For More Than Just TravelThe idea of a vaccine passport and digital proof to gain entry to places is the latest coronavirus divide. It’s not just at airports, where proof of vaccination is being considered. Kenny Choi reports. (4/7/21
U.S. Still At Risk Of Another Surge As Variants Spread, Daily Cases IncreaseDaily COVID vaccinations rates have soared in recent months, but new daily cases have started to tick up. Federal health authorities say the nation is still at risk of another surge. Natalie Brand reports. (4/7/21)
Napa, Sonoma, Contra Costa Counties Latest To Move Into Orange TierThe entire Bay Area is in the Orange Tier with the exception of Solano County. Emily Turner reports on what this means for businesses. (4/7/21)
COVID: Bay Area Residents Cautiously Optimistic About June 15th Reopening DateCalifornia could fully reopen by June 15th as the state marks a huge milestone of 20 million vaccines administered. But Maria Medina reports that opening date comes with a big 'if.'
COVID: Wineries, Restaurants Getting Ready As Napa County Moves Into Orange TierThe wine country is getting the green light to ease COVID-19 restrictions. Don Ford shows us what the move to the Orange Tier means for Napa wineries, restaurants and other businesses.
Gov. Newsom Says State Plans to Lift COVID Restrictions June 15thKenny Choi reports on progress made in California allowing officials to project lifting of COVID restrictions in mid-June (4-6-2021)
Gov. Newsom Says State Has Reached Vaccine Milestones, Plans to Lift COVID Restrictions June 15thAnne Makovec reports on Gov. Newsom announcing California's plans to lift COVID restrictions in June (4-6-2021)
COVID: Vaccine Is A Shot Of Relief For Many Suffering From 'Long-Haul Syndrome'As many as a third of coronavirus patients suffer with a mysterious ailment known as 'long-haul syndrome.' Juliette Goodrich reports that for some, the vaccine was a shot of relief.
COVID: Scientists Fear New 'India' Variant Found In Bay Area May Be More ContagiousResearchers at Stanford have detected the so-called India variant of the coronavirus in Santa Clara County. Devin Fehely explains, it carries a double mutation that scientists fear could make it more contagious.
Oakland's Largest Church Reopens for Indoor Worship on Easter SundayIt was a joyous Easter Sunday for parishioners at Oakland's Acts Full Gospel church which hosted its first indoor service since the pandemic began. Da Lin reports. (4-4-21)
Restrictions Ease for Vaccinated Travelers; Traffic Swells at Bay Area AirportsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new travel guidelines Friday that ease restrictions for fully-vaccinated travelers. Maria Medina reports. (4-2-21)
California to Allow for Indoor Gatherings, Concerts April 15California will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus nears a record low. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-2-21)
Vaccine Supply Starting to Catch Up to Demand as Age Restrictions EaseIt's been over 24 hours since a new age group in California became eligible for the COVID vaccine but scoring an appointment can still be hard. Wilson Walker explains when the vaccine supply could meet our demand. (4-2-21)
Live Indoor Concerts, Theater, Other Events Set to ReopenIt's another sign of hope on the road to recovery: indoor concerts, live theater and other events will be allowed in a matter of days. Andria Borba reports. (4-2-21)
Health Officials Say COVID Variants Threaten Progress Toward ImmunitySanta Clara County health officials warn that coronavirus variants now circulating in the community threaten the progress we've made in the pandemic. Devin Fehely reports. (4-1-21)