Critics say the lessons of COVID-19 have not been heeded in the U.S. response to the latest viral threat.
Less than half of the state’s nursing home residents have received the booster, which provides crucial protection against new variants.
The mayor’s preemptive strike against the omicron variant is a stealth boon for businesses.
Though imperfect, the city’s mandate shows promise for the likely holiday COVID surge.
A ‘Community Equity Fund’ empowered neighborhood groups to reach 1.9 million people, but organizations say more needs to be done.
The state is waiting for a federal court case to be resolved before implementing regulations meant to prevent further deaths.
While vaccine protests may draw media coverage, the mandates actually get results.
Politics have divided the state on masks and vaccinations, but there may still be hope for underserved communities.
Again, Gov. Newsom contradicts past public safety orders and sides with political allies.
California’s rural healthcare services face a viral outbreak fueled by falsehoods.
Other districts may well be watching — and wondering how soon they can enact a similar policy.
The second-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. is in limbo — and wasting time.
An entirely different approach is needed to turn the tide on COVID vaccinations among the 18-29 group.
With case rates rising once again, businesses with everything to lose are doing what the government will not.
Health experts feared this would happen when mask restrictions were lifted. Now, children’s COVID rates have increased fivefold.
Some local governments around the country are already mandating shots for public employees.
Vaccine mandates will make campuses safer. It could do the same for workplaces.
Experts fear hyperlocal outbreaks in communities with low vaccination rates.
Pandemic restrictions are ending, whether we’re ready or not.
With a full reopening less than a month away, 60% of the state’s Latino population remains unvaccinated.