Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday afternoon signed an executive order that will lift most of California’s coronavirus rules. Devin Fehely reports. (6-11-21)
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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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Face Masks to Be Required Inside San Mateo County Buildings Starting MondaySan Mateo County supervisors announced late Thursday that, effective July 26, masks will be required in all county buildings and facilities for both employees and visitors. Katie Nielsen reports. (7-22-21)
Bay Area Health Officials Urge Employers to Require VaccinationThree Bay Area counties are urging employers to consider requiring employee vaccinations to promote COVID-safe workplaces. Kiet Do reports. (7-22-21)
Mask Mandates or Requests? Health Officials Weigh OptionsAs coronavirus transmission rates rise, will people be changing their minds about masking up in public? Wilson Walker reports. (7-22-21)
COVID Update: Mandatory Workplace Vaccinations Urged In Contra Costa, Santa Clara County, San FranciscoHealth officials from Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties urged businesses Thursday to implement mandatory COVID vaccination policies amid the rapid rise COVID cases fueled by the Delta variant. (7/22/21)
Bay Area Reopens: Festivals Set To Return To Fremont, San JoseFollowing last year's pandemic pause, the Fremont Festival of the Arts and the San Jose Jazz Festival are gearing up amid rising concerns about the Delta variant. Katie Nielsen reports. (7/21/21)
COVID Surge From Delta Variant Forces Delay in Returning to OfficeLen Ramirez reports on companies deciding to delay workers returning to offices in Silicon Valley due to COVID case surge (7-20-2021)
COVID: Experts Warn Vaccine Hesitancy Is Behind Recent Increase In Coronavirus CasesThere were more than 14,000 new COVID-19 cases in California over the weekend, Maria Medina spoke to experts who warn that vaccine hesitancy is the cause and may lead to more mutations.
Mask Recommendations Prove Frustrating For Bay Area Business OwnersDevin Fehely reports on frustration among business owners after health officials recommend wearing masks indoors (7-19-2021)
COVID: Bay Area Health Officials See Few Hospitalizations From Breakthrough CasesWhile health officials in the Bay Area are seeing breakthrough cases among the vaccinated, hospitalization and case rates are much lower compared to those who have not received their COVID-19 shots. Kenny Choi reports. (7/19/21)