More than 7 million Americans lost a lifeline when federal unemployment expired. Maria Cid Medina spoke to business owners who hope that will make their struggle to find workers easier.
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Fines Not Deterring Contra Costa In-N-Out From Defying Orders To Verify Vaccine StatusDespite facing fines from Contra Costa health authorities for not verifying vaccine status for dine-in customers, the In-N-Out in Pleasant Hill appeared to remain defiant Wednesday night. Katie Nielsen reports. (10/20/21)
Concerns Over Impact of Unvaccinated SFMTA Works GrowKenny Choi reports on rising concerns over how SFMTA workers who haven't reported vaccine status could affect transit (10-20-2021)
U.S. Officials Announce Plans to Roll Out COVID Vaccine for ChildrenNatalie Brand reports on White House officials announcing plans for providing children with COVID vaccines (10-20-2021)
Interview: UCSF Epidemiologist Dr. George Rutherford on Children's COVID VaccinesThe White House unveiled plans to roll out COVID vaccines for younger children pending FDA authorization. UCSF epidemiologist Dr. George Rutherford offers his view on the vaccine plans.
COVID: State Audit Reveals CA Schools Risk Losing Millions In FundingCalifornia schools are at risk of losing millions in federal funding, according to a new state audiot. Julie Watts tells us that's because the Department of Education is not doing its job.
COVID: Slow Turnout For Booster Shots Has South Bay Health Officials ConcernedThe rollout of the COVID booster shots in Santa Clara County and across the Bay Area has been sluggish. Devin Fehely health officials are concerned that could spur breakthrough infections.
In-N-Out Burger in Battle With San Francisco Health Officials Over COVID RulesBetty Yu reports on clash over the San Francisco In-N-Out location not enforcing SF Department of Public Health COVID regulations (10-19-2021)
FDA Reportedly On Verge of Approving Interchangeable COVID Vaccine BoostersSkyler Henry reports on the FDA reportedly leaning towards the approval of making COVID vaccine boosters interchangeable (10-19-2021)
COVID: FDA Issues New Recommendations On Mixing Booster ShotsThere is new information about mixing booster shots. Maria Cid Medina talked to a UCSF infectious disease expert.
COVID: FDA Reportedly Backs Mix & Match Booster Shots, UCSF Doctor Weighs InAccording to the New York Times, the Food and Drug Administration is set to approve the mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. Dr. Peter Chin-Hong of UCSF reacts to the report. (10/18/21)
Wet Weather Giving Restaurants Another Challenge Amid PandemicRestaurants struggling to get through the pandemic have been helped by our long dry summer and even the closure of some city streets to car traffic for outside dining. But now both things could be coming to an end. Len Ramirez reports.
Parents Rally Statewide To Protest Newsom's School COVID Vaccination MandateJuliette Goodrich reports on parents gathering to protest vaccine mandates for students across the state (10-18-2021)
Parents Protest Vaccine Mandates in North BayAmanda Starrantino reports on parents gathering outside school district offices in Santa Rosa to protest vaccine mandates for students (10-18-2021)
California Anti-Vax Parents Plan School Walkout MondayClassrooms around California may be empty Monday because of a planned, massive school walkout. Devin Fehely reports. (10-17-21)
COVID Vaccination Count in San Mateo County Revised Down Due to Data ErrorAs Bay Area counties look to increase their vaccination numbers, one county just had to decrease their total by more than 30,000 people. Max Darrow reports. (10-16-21)
Talking COVID: Johnson & Johnson Booster ApprovedAllen Martin talks with Dr. Anne Liu, from Stanford Healthcare. (10-15-21)
SF, Marin Counties Begin Rolling Back Indoor Mask RequirementsRelaxed mask mandates are starting to take effect in the Bay Area with some communities now able to ditch the masks indoors as long as everyone is vaccinated. Andria Borba reports. (10-15-21)
Masking Rules for Certain Indoor Locations Relaxed in San Francisco, Marin CountyJustin Andrews reports on residents reacting to new adjustment to masking requirements in San Francisco (10-15-2021))
Mask Mandates East in San Francisco, Marin CountiesMask mandates are easing in San Francisco and Marin counties beginning Friday. Justin Andrews reports.
BART Requires Employees to Get COVID Vaccine by Mid DecemberOn Thursday, BARTs board of directors approved a vaccine mandate that will be implemented in December. Katie Nielsen reports. (10-14-21)
San Francisco Vaccine Mandate Moves Officers Off the FenceThe police union for SFPD expressed frustration with how the city has handled its first-responder vaccination requirements. Kenny Choi reports. (10-14-21)
Talking COVID: Moderna Booster Approved by FDAElizabeth Cook talks with Dr. Desi Kotis, chief pharmacy executive at UCSF Health. (10-14-21)
Officials Say 90,000 COVID Deaths Since June Could Have Been AvoidedSkyler Henry reports continuing legal battles over COVID vaccine mandates as figures indicate tens of thousands of unvaccinated U.S. died needlessly (10-14-2021)
COVID: Bay Area Pediatricians Prepare As FDA Mulls Authorizing Vaccine For Kids 5-11Young children, ages 5 to 11, could get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as next month if it gets authorization by the FDA. Meanwhile, pediatricians in the Bay Area are already preparing. Maria Cid Medina reports. (10/13/21)