California is now reserving 40 percent of its vaccine supply for lower income communities. Devin Fehely reports. (3-4-21)
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COVID Vaccines: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Shots Taken In Stride By Bay Area Health OfficialsBay Area public health departments have shelved doses of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine amid concerns raised by the Centers for Disease Control over rare blood clots. Devin Fehely reports. (4/13/21)
Warriors Outline Plans For COVID Safety Protocol at Chase CenterEmily Turner reports on 'Operation Dub Nation,' the Warriors' COVID safety plan for nine home games closing out regular season (4-13-2021)
California and Local Officials Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson VaccineJuliette Goodrich reports on state and local officials following lead of FDA to pause use of J&J vaccine (4-13-2021)
California and Local Officials Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Clotting IssuesTeam coverage on the impact of federal and state officials announcing a pause in use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine (4-13-2021)
COVID: Expert Predicts California Won't See Surges Like Other Parts Of U.S.Despite troubling COVID spikes in other parts of the county, Maria Medina talked to one Bay Area expert, who made an optimistic prediction.
COVID: Bay Area Experts Weigh On As Bay Area Teens Become Eligible For VaccineCalifornia is opening up vaccinations for Bay Area teenagers this week. Juliette Goodrich talks to experts about the safety of the shot and what parents need to know.
COVID Recovery: East San Jose Neighborhood Calls On City To Buy Up Storefronts To Aid Struggling BusinessesHit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders in the Alum Rock neighborhood of East San Jose are calling on the city to buy up vacant storefronts to help struggling businesses get back on their feet. Len Ramirez reports. (4/12/21)
Salesforce Set To Welcome Vaccinated Employees Back To OfficeAndria Borba reports on Salesforce planning to bring vaccinated workers back to office in mid-May (4-12-2021)
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)