Kaiser Permanente on Monday said they are in the process of informing 3,900 people that they may have received a low dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Walnut Creek last fall.
Kaiser Permanente employees in Oakland and Richmond are striking today, saying Martin Luther King Jr. Day should be a paid holiday.
A group of fully vaccinated and boosted Kaiser employees are at home recovering from exposure to the omicron coronavirus variant.
Kaiser workers who face termination for not complying with the new vaccination rule will have a little more time to get the shot.
Although Kaiser reached an agreement with some unions, there are still engineers and pharmacists that plan to strike on Monday in Northern California.
Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians in the Bay Area and the Central Valley will hold a one-day strike next week, union officials representing the workers said on Tuesday.
Thousands of Kaiser Permanente pharmacists in Northern California are planning to go on strike this month. Kaiser is telling its patients to refill prescriptions before that happens.
The United Steelworkers (USW) Local 7600 today said that the union has given Kaiser Permanente management a 10-day notice of its intent to strike over unfair labor practices beginning on Fri., Nov. 15, 2021.
Amid strike threats from mental health care workers, Kaiser Permanente urges their employees to reject any call for a strike as they work through the bargaining process of a new agreement.
Kaiser Permanente has placed more than 2,200 of its employees nationwide, who have refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19, on unpaid administrative leave.
Kaiser said that after several investigations, health agencies "could not identify any single employee or patient linked to the majority of both employee or patient cases in the outbreak."
Vaccinated or not, people were treated to free backpacks, filled with school supplies, thanks to the Kerosene Lamp Foundation, started by a former Golden State Warrior.
The suits allege that since 2009 the company systematically pressured doctors to amend medical records by adding "diagnoses that patients did not actually have" in order to receive higher Medicare reimbursements, according to federal prosecutors.
Everyone aged 12 and up are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in California. Here is a list of places in the Bay Area where young people can receive vaccinations.
As the Dream Act continues to hobble through Congress, the human toll on innocent, undocumented immigrant young people continues to create nightmares.
Additionally, the hospital says a holiday-spirited costume that was air-powered and worn by a staff member who was briefly in the emergency department on Christmas day may have played a role in the 44 infections.
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Kaiser medical workers in Oakland create a musical message of thanks to the "Super Heroes" working on the front line against the coronavirus.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says now Kaiser plans to stay in its existing offices seven East Bay buildings instead of a single tower in downtown Oakland.