The Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot is now more accessible in the Bay Area as hundreds of CVS Health stores across California now offer the shot to eligible populations. Max Darrow reports. (9-25-21)
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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)
COVID: SFPOA Says 120 Unvaccinated Police Officers Would Be Off Job As Deadline ArrivesThe union representing San Francisco police officers said about 120 officers would be off the job as the deadline arrives to comply with the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Andrea Nakano reports. (10/13/21)
Mass Vaccination Site in Vallejo ReopensWilson Walker reports on the reopening of a mass vaccination site in Vallejo for new booster shots. (10/13/2021)
Dozens of Unvaccinated San Francisco Police Officers, Firemen Face DeadlineJustin Andrews reports on some San Francisco police officers and firefighters still resisting getting COVID vaccine as deadline arrives (10-13-2021)
South San Francisco Facing Dire Shortage of Substitute TeachersKenny Choi reports on serious shortage of substitute teachers in South San Francisco amid return to in-person learning (10-12-2021)
Contra Costa County Officials Taking Stand Against COVID MisinformationJustin Andrews reports on Contra Costa County supervisors calling for resolution against COVID misinformation (10-12-2021)
COVID: First Cruise Ship Docks In San Francisco A Sign Of Hope For Ailing IndustryThe first cruise ship docked in San Francisco since the start of the pandemic. John Ramos tells us many see it as a sign the cruise industry is making a comeback.
CDC Pilot Program to Test for COVID Variants Launched at SFOKenny Choi reports on the launch of a pilot program at SFO to test incoming travelers for COVID variants (10-11-2021)
FDA Set to Weigh Approval of Merck COVID Pill, Use of Pfizer Vaccine for ChildrenSkyler Henry reports on FDA officials weighing approval of Merck COVID treatment, vaccine use for children (10-11-2021)
With Oakland Nearing Full Vaccination, Focus Turns to Booster ShotsWith 76 percent of Oakland residents fully vaccinated, a new, overlapping phase of the inoculation effort is unfolding. Call it the booster wave. Wilson Walker reports (10-9-21)
SF Bars, Restaurants Hopeful as Indoor Mask Rules Begin to EaseAlthough the city's Oct. 15 loosening of indoor mask rules doesn't apply to bars and restaurants, owners of those establishments believe it's a step in the right direction. Max Darrow reports. (10-8-21)
Latest Numbers Show U.S. Job Market CoolingBradley Blackburn reports on the disappointing numbers in latest report on U.S. employment (10-8-2021)
Bay Area Health Officials Prepare to Lift Indoor Mask RequirementsHealth officers for the nine Bay Area jurisdictions on Thursday announced a consensus on criteria needed to lift health orders requiring face coverings in most indoor public spaces. Kiet Do reports. (10-7-21)
Interview: UCSF Epidemiologist on Pfizer Vaccine for ChildrenUCSF Epidemiologist George Rutherford discusses the proposed Pfizer COVID vaccine for children ages 5-11 after the company announced Friday it has asked the FDA for emergency approval to administer its COVID-19 vaccine to children.
Pfizer Seeks Approval To Give COVID-19 Vaccine To Children Ages 5 To 11Pfizer announced Friday morning it has asked the FDA for emergency approval to administer its COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11. Julie Watts reports.
Bay Area Health Officials Release Criteria For Lifting COVID Mask MandatesJustin Andrews reports on joint announcement by Bay Area health officials of criteria for lifting masking mandates (10-7-2021)