Experts recommend scheduling an appointment before the fall and winter months.
Case rates are “plateauing at a high rate,” fueled by the BA.5 variant.
Health experts say positive cases are underreported, but high vaccination rates have meant fewer hospitalizations and deaths.
The city is offering pop-up sites this week to get COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.
Roommates, large families, and live-work residents have encountered some challenges accessing tests from the federal government.
Testing demand has increased sharply with a surging Omicron variant.
We asked UCSF’s Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo how people can stay safe in the face of the latest COVID-19 variant.
Doctors say residents now have added protections to help them stay safe.
The mask recommendation applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents in an effort to prevent COVID-19 virus spread among all groups.
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Berkeley is offering multiple walk-in COVID-19 vaccination sites for youth and adults to get their shots, in addition to pharmacies and other healthcare providers that have supply.
State officials said proof of vaccinations may be required at some large events.