To stop the spread of COVID, Contra Costa County is joining cities like San Francisco and Berkeley to require proof of vaccination or a negative test to step into certain businesses. Andrea Nakano tells us where and when it takes effect.
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COVID: South Bay Health Officials Prepare To Vaccinate 5-11 Year OldsWith FDA authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds looming, health officials in Santa Clara County said they could be distributing shots in a week. Kiet Do reports. (10/27/21)
FDA Likely to Announce Decision on Use of Pfizer Vaccine for Children By Week's EndDebra Alfarone reports on FDA likely to approve use of Pfizer COVID vaccine for children ages 5-12 (10-27-2021)
Newsom Receives COVID Vaccine Booster At Oakland Event Promoting State's Vaccination PushGovernor Gavin Newsom received a COVID booster shot from the state's top health official at a press event to highlight the state's ongoing vaccination push. Jocelyn Moran reports.
Pleasant Hill In-And-Out Burger Reopens for Drive-Thru, Take-Out CustomersJustin Andrews reports on the Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Burger location reopening for take-out and drive-thru customers only (10-27-2021)
COVID: Health Experts Plan Bay Area Rollout FDA Backs Pfizer Vaccine For Kids 5-11The U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted to back the Pfizer COVID vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11. Maria Cid Medina talked to Bay Area health experts.
Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Burger Shut Down After Defying COVID Health OrderAndria Borba reports on Contra Costa health officials shutting down Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Burger over COVID health order defiance (10-26-2021)
FDA Advisory Committee Endorses Pfizer COVID Vaccine for KidsChildren are one step closer to getting vaccinated after an independent FDA advisory committee endorsed the Pfizer COVID vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11.
COVID Talkback on FDA Advisers Backing Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Age 5-11Pediatric infectious disease specialist at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Dr. Vidya Mony talks about likelihood FDA will approve Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids (10-26-2021)
Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Burger Shut Down for Repeatedly Defying COVID Health OrderAndria Borba reports on Contra Costa health officials shutting down Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Burger over COVID health order defiance (10-26-2021)
COVID: Researchers Following Cases Of 3 Teens Who Developed Psychiatric SymptomsResearchers at UCSF were looking at the cases of three teenagers who developed psychiatric symptoms after being infected with COVID-19. Len Ramirez has more on what we know about these troubling cases.
CDC Approves Wide Range of Options for COVID BoostersThe vaccine rollout is changing quickly as the CDC has now approved boosters for the Pfizer, Moderna and the Johnson & Johnson shots. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-22-21)
Talking COVID: Vaccinating Children; Booster ShotsElizabeth Cook discusses child vaccinations and booster shots with Dr. Vidya Mony, pediatric infectious disease specialist at Santa Clara County Medical Center. (10-22-21)
Health Experts Urge Public to Get the Flu ShotAmanda Starrantino reports on why last year's unusually mild flu season could make this year's a lot worse. (10-21-21)
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.