Here’s what you need to know about variants, who should vaccinate, testing, masking and when shots for RSV and influenza will be available.
The federal public emergency ended May 11, but most coverage will continue in the Bay Area and throughout the state through Nov. 12.
Alameda County’s COVID-19 mask mandate has expired but these local healthcare providers are still requiring everyone to wear them.
We spoke to Berkeley and Alameda County health officials about testing, masking, boosters and other advice for a safe holiday gathering.
The new school year brings looser COVID-19 restrictions, with less testing and more field trips and classroom visitors.
People who are elderly and Black make up a disproportionate share of Berkeley’s 62 COVID-19 deaths.
Reversing course, the Berkeley school board rescinded a vaccine-or-test policy for students and put a vaccine mandate for employees on hold at its Wednesday meeting.
Health experts say positive cases are underreported, but high vaccination rates have meant fewer hospitalizations and deaths.
As self-testing becomes more common, the Berkeley health officer said the data is a useful tool in monitoring COVID-19 in the general population.
Parents shared thoughts on vaccination and testing as the school board decided whether to lobby the state legislature over two bills.
The requirement that restaurants and other businesses check vaccination status ends Friday.
The school district could replace as many as 150 staff members by the start of next year, if they don’t get shots by the district’s deadline.