This article is republished from Kaiser Health News. As more indoor venues require proof of vaccination for entrance and with winter—as well as omicron, a new covid variant—looming, scientists and public health officials are debating[Read more]
The first known COVID omicron variant case has been reported in the U.S. after a traveler from South Africa arrived in San Francisco. From CNN: “The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on November[Read more]
Many of us are tired of hearing about COVID and would like to be able to see friends, travel, and gather. Some of us have already been doing that. After vaccines were introduced, there was[Read more]
Pfizer/BioNTech, the maker of one of the COVID-19 vaccines, announced that their trial on children ages 5-11 is safe and that the vaccine generated antibodies to the virus. They are expected to submit to the[Read more]
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School starts next week, and the district has shared its plans for both COVID safety and supporting the mental well-being of students. In a recorded webinar, OUSD staff members share the overall plans and what[Read more]
Alameda County will have a mask mandate starting tomorrow (Tuesday, August 3, 2021). What this means is, regardless of if you’re vaccinated, you must wear a mask indoors at all public spaces. This mask mandate[Read more]
CA State Governor Gavin Newsom announced today that the state’s healthcare and state workers will need proof of COVID vaccination or weekly COVID tests. Those who are unvaccinated will also be required to wear masks[Read more]
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According to data from Alameda County, 45.7 percent of people in Oakland who are 16 and up are fully vaccinated against COVID, and 69.3 percent who have received at least one dose. The FDA may[Read more]