Mass vaccinations are gaining traction, as multiple Bay Area communities step up their shots.
More than five weeks into its vaccination program, about 4 million doses have been shipped to the state, with nearly 1.8 million doses administered.
"We're boots on the ground. We're the ones out on the street, contacting people," said Tracy McCray, vice president of the San Francisco police union.
A World War II veteran who just celebrated his 100th birthday got his COVID-19 vaccine on live TV Friday. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said at the time Henry Sayler was the one-millionth senior citizen to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida, but later walked his comments back, acknowledging the state was about 200,000 short of the milestone.
With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a lucky few are getting bumped to the front of the line as clinics scramble to get rid of extra doses.
Many people seem to think showing they are protected from the virus will make them a better catch.
The line wrapped around the block at the BART administration building on 8th Street.
San Francisco's plan to vaccinate all residents against COVID-19 by the end of June is ambitious. Despite concerns vaccine doses would run out this week, some additional support came through.
Public health experts Thursday blamed COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration's push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives to reach the nation's estimated 54 million people age 65 and over.
GENEVA (AP) -- President Joe Biden's top medical adviser on COVID-19, Dr.
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which assures the safety, security, and reliability of America's nuclear weapons, is working to develop a vaccine to protect against future mutations.
Mayor London Breed said so far the city has only received a total of 102,825 doses for both the first and second shots. But that will not cover the approximately 210,000 people in the city's highest priority group which includes frontline workers and people 65 and older.
The effort to vaccinate California residents against COVIDis underway, but has gotten off to a slow and confusing start. Here are answers to common vaccine questions.
Maui's top public health officer has revealed at least one traveler from California recently found a way to receive a shot while visiting the Hawaiian islands.
Walnut Creek doctors help a Lamorinda nonprofit administer vaccines to seniors.
California counties are opening mass vaccination centers they say can help curb the coronavirus surge that is killing more than 500 people a day in the state — but only if they can get the vaccine.
To streamline the COVID vaccination process the city plans to create a network of injection sites to scale-up capacity as vaccine supply increases.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told NBA teams last month the league "would not jump the line" to obtain the vaccines early, ESPN reported.
The County of Santa Clara Health System alone has already given 32,352 first doses and 6,594 second doses to those eligible healthcare workers and individuals age 75 and older in the county as of Thursday.
Their goal is to get 1.5 million people vaccinated by the end of Friday. However, it appears as though the state won't meet its goal.