The FDA has given Pfizer emergency authorization so preteens can get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The district has allocated $3 million of $16 million in COVID relief money. The money is going toward individual schools, technology replacement, special education assessments and more.
No appointment is needed for a one- or two-shot COVID-19 vaccine at the Bayer site in West Berkeley. Drop-ins are also open at Golden Gate Fields.
The graduation will be split into several ceremonies held at Berkeley High’s stadium June 4-6.
Getting COVID-19 vaccine shots in arms will now mostly fall to community-based groups.
As California virus rates improve, lockdown restrictions are easing in group living settings.
Officials say the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is safe but rebuilding confidence requires time and education.
The move puts the city in alignment with the new guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Seventy percent of Berkeley residents have had one dose and over 45% of those who are eligible are fully vaccinated.
From outdoor dining to visiting loved ones, we heard from experts about how people should navigate their newfound immunity.
Exemptions will be made based on religious beliefs or medical history.
Blunders did not delay the return to in-person instruction, but the district was less than forthcoming with Berkeleyside throughout the process.
This is BUSD’s first COVID-19 outbreak since the start of the pandemic. The city asked the district to pause tryouts for all sports but hybrid learning will continue as normal.
The BESS ran from November to April this year, and remained open 24 hours a day with reduced capacity.
With all adults now eligible, community clinics are helping make vaccine distribution more equitable, but supply problems could crop up again.
On April 12, students in grades 3-5 went back five days per week and middle schoolers began hybrid learning.
Dr. Rita Ng answers common questions about vaccines in Alameda County.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has less than a one in a million chance of severe side effects, but the city is pausing its administration out of an abundance of caution.