‘This Did Not Need To Happen’: Fourth COVID-19 Wave Pushes California’s Healthcare Workers To The Brink
September 16, 2021 | Nina Sparling
COVID-19 has exacerbated an ongoing challenge for hospitals across California: hiring and retaining enough nurses. Communities in the Central Valley are among those where the shortage is the most acute.
September 14, 2021 | Ed Fletcher
A Sacramento County Board of Supervisors resolution denouncing COVID-19 misinformation puts one of its members on the hot seat. The resolution states that misinformation poses a threat to the health of Sacramento County residents.
Hospitals Overwhelmed, Understaffed In Northern California As Younger Unvaccinated Residents Drive Delta Transmission
September 13, 2021 | Nina Sparling
As the virus spreads rapidly through communities with low vaccination rates, frontline workers are getting sick or having to quarantine after exposure, further stressing institutions and small businesses.
September 13, 2021 | Pauline Bartolone
Roughly 1,600 students at Sacramento City Unified schools have chosen to continue learning at home through the pandemic. But most of the kids remain without teacher assignments, and parents say the district has left many questions unanswered.
September 11, 2021 | Kris Hooks
It’s not clear where or when Steinberg contracted the highly contagious virus, but he said he received a positive test on Friday. The mayor, who turns 62 in October, said being fully vaccinated has kept severe symptoms at bay.
With Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA, some employers are looking to tie employment to vaccination requirements. However, things can get tricky with certain exemptions.
Students returning to California’s publicly-owned four-year college and university campuses this fall will be required to show proof of vaccination. Most students attending community college in the state won’t have the same safeguard.
California Coronavirus Updates: Plans To Roll Back Coronavirus Protections Is In The Cards If Larry Elder Wins Recall Election
August 31, 2021
A Republican candidate hasn’t won a statewide election in California in the last 15 years — but the rapid ascent of conservative Larry Elder in the September gubernatorial recall election that could oust Gov. Gavin Newsom is alarming Democrats.
August 29, 2021
COVID-19 burnout is driving many nurses to quit, and hospital administrators say the state’s new vaccine mandate is compounding the shortage, too.