The federal public emergency ended May 11, but most coverage will continue in the Bay Area and throughout the state through Nov. 12.
Tenants are bracing for another wave of evictions as Oakland’s policy ends. Landlords say the conclusion is overdue.
Two dozen former city workers claim the city didn’t accommodate their Christian beliefs against abortion when it fired them for refusing the vaccine.
Experts recommend scheduling an appointment before the fall and winter months.
Also, where to get the new COVID vaccine, get tested, and more.
Launched the day the national COVID emergency was lifted, the multimedia project chronicles the experiences of health care workers during the pandemic’s toughest days.
Francisca Sánchez never imagined she’d hear gunshots after leaving Mexico, but that changed during the pandemic.
We spoke to Alameda County Public Health Department’s Dr. Joanna Locke about testing, masking, and other advice for a safe holiday gathering.
Proof of vaccination is still required at senior centers and assisted living facilities, and masks are now required at large indoor events.
We spoke with a labor nurse, fire captain, restaurant owner and others to see how their feelings have evolved about the pandemic.
Health experts say positive cases are underreported, but high vaccination rates have meant fewer hospitalizations and deaths.
The nonprofit will be providing on-site health screenings, vaccinations, and health care information for underserved communities.
Case rates are “plateauing at a high rate,” fueled by the BA.5 variant.
Masking is an effective way to prevent the spread of COVID and other respiratory viruses.
The order is a blow to landlords who sued Oakland and Alameda County this year, but the case is not over.
The city is holding a resource fair in Frank Ogawa Plaza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by a screening of “A Rising Tide.”
A lawsuit filed in 2020 by students in Oakland and L.A. got an Alameda County court’s approval to go to trial later this year.
We spoke to Dr. Noha Aboelata of Roots Community Health Center about the new variant BA.2, emerging COVID-19 treatments, and more.
Roommates, large families, and live-work residents have encountered some challenges accessing tests from the federal government.
Officials say a less-strict masking policy, including at clinics, is appropriate as COVID outcomes improve. But some worry it will put high-risk populations in harm’s way.