Jana Katsuyama

Jana Katsuyama

Reporter

Jana Katsuyama has been with the KTVU news team since 2007, reporting for the Ten O'Clock News and covering events as far away as wildfires in Southern California and the 2011 Touhoku earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster, where she reported from Tokyo. She has received multiple Emmy awards and nominations, as well as honors from the Associated Press. She previously worked at WDTN in Dayton, Ohio and KBJR in Duluth Minnesota. She has been an active volunteer, emceeing and working for more than a dozen Bay Area community and non-profit organizations, as well as her alma mater Oberlin College. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and a former board member of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences Northern California and Ohio chapters.

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Reimbursement for at-home COVID test becomes available

Bay Area stores are facing a shortage of at-home COVID antigen tests, just as a new policy begins Saturday spurring demand by allowing people with private health insurance to get reimbursed for at-home test kits purchased on or after January 15th.

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At-home COVID tests are hard to come by

The Walgreens pharmacy was sold out of at-home COVID tests. The shelves were empty and a sign at the pharmacy window said they were out of stock. Shoppers faced the same shortage at the CVS pharmacy nearby where the shelf was bare.