East Bay MUD samples wastewater three times a week, more if necessary. They're currently seeing a drop-off of COVID, but an upswing in monkeypox. With less COVID testing happening, this is important information.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday revised its emergency use authorization of Paxlovid, allowing pharmacists to prescribe the anti-viral drug used to treat COVID.
COVID-19 cases are continuing to surge across the Bay Area, driven largely by subvariants of Omicron. All nine Bay Area counties are now considered ‘high’ risk for the community spread of COVID-19 by the CDC.
Shipments of COVID-19 vaccine for kids are already beginning to arrive in the Bay Area after the CDC authorized the shot for children five and younger over the weekend. Santa Clara County was among the first in the Bay Area to receive its shipments, and officials say the health department plans to begin administering shots on Tuesday.
Moderna’s study results revealed people given the combination vaccine shot had higher antibody levels to fight omicron and other variants.
COVID-19 cases are once again surging here in the Bay Area with an average of 500 new cases every day in San Francisco. But this time around, we aren't' seeing city and county governments across the region implementing new COVID restrictions.
Twelve Bay Area health officers on Friday recommended that people wear masks indoors amidst a new swell of COVID cases and hospitalizations.
With the novel coronavirus once again on the rise, Santa Clara County's top health official, Dr. Sara Cody, shares a message to keep your mask handy and to wear it indoors, especially in crowded indoor spaces. She adds that we need to take more precautions than we did a month ago.
Just in time for Mother's Day, COVID cases are on the rise throughout the Bay Area. One health expert says a highly transmissible variant is going around, but that hospitalizations remain low.
COVID-19 cases have more than tripled at Berkeley schools in a week's time, the district superintendent says.
California workplace regulators are poised to extend mandatory pay for workers affected by the coronavirus through the end of 2022, more than two months after state lawmakers restored similar benefits through September.
When Marin County 8th graders returned from their field trip to Washington D.C. last week, two dozen of them immediately tested positive for COVID-19, Marin County Public Health said.
San Francisco's rate of new COVID-19 cases is outpacing all other Bay Area counties as well as most of the state, according to local and state health data.
New data shows much of the Bay Area is still dealing with a high number of new COVID cases as California is slow to move past the omicron variant surge.
Experts say it's not likely that the highly transmissible omicron variant — or any other variant — will lead us closer to herd immunity against COVID-19.
The impact the pandemic had on San Francisco's economy is well documented, but there are signs that things may be turning around.
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) is among California lawmakers introducing legislation to mandate all businesses require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. She says this is the way out of the pandemic's perpetual uncertainly that has persisted for nearly two years.
U.S. health regulators on Friday authorized bebtelovimab, a new antibody drug that targets the omicron variant, a key step in restocking the nation's arsenal against the latest version of COVID-19.
On Wednesday, Santa Clara Co. officials announced their indoor mask rules will remain in place for the time being.
Experts say it's too early to know whether people infected with the omicron variant will develop long COVID. Doctors believe it's possible to have long-term effects from omicron.