Bad Air Quality Across The Region Cancels Events, Closes Some BusinessesBad air quality cancelled weekend plans across the region as smoky skies sent more people indoors.
Placer County Urging High-Quality Masks As Delta Surge Overwhelms Hospitals, Closes ClassroomsA surge in the coronavirus delta variant is overwhelming hospitals and temporarily closing down classrooms in Placer County. The uptick in cases has health officials recommending high-quality masks for everyone, whether they're vaccinated or not.
FDA Grants Full Approval For Pfizer's COVID-19 VaccineThe Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has granted full approval to Pfizer and BioNTech for their COVID-19 vaccine to be given to Americans as young as 16, clearing the way for a wave of moves that health officials say could reverse a nationwide slowdown in the pace of first doses.
Local Churches Offer Religious Exemption For Parishioners Who Don't Want VaccineSome local churches are providing religious exemptions for people who don’t want the vaccine but feel forced as more jobs are starting to require vaccinations.
Dozens Of Students Go Maskless With Medical Exemption From One Roseville DoctorDozens of students are dropping their face masks at school thanks to a medical exemption. Almost all of them are coming from just one Roseville doctor, but the school district says there's nothing it can do about it.
Yolo County Finalizing Vaccine Mandate For StaffYolo County is finalizing a policy that would require COVID-19 vaccinations for county employees.
Steinberg Says Half Of Sacramento Firefighters, Less Than Half Of Police Officers Are VaccinatedThe Sacramento mayor wants to require all new hires and current city employees to get vaccinated, or face being terminated. Both proposals are getting major pushback from unions, who say workers have the right to choose.
FDA Authorizes Additional Vaccine Doses For Certain Immunocompromised PeopleThe FDA authorized an additional COVID-19 vaccine dose for certain immunocompromised people on Thursday.
'Has Never Happened In Our Community': Amador County Parent Attacks Teacher Over School Mask MandateA district dad came back to campus after picking up his daughter and confronted the school principal. He was angry his daughter was forced to wear a mask inside.
'Don't Wait': Former COVID Anti-Vaxxer Urging Vaccinations After HospitalizationThe once anti-vaxxer is changing his tune after a close call in the hospital.
No Vaccine, No Service: More Sacramento Businesses Add Vaccination Card Requirements For CustomersNo vaccine, no service. More Sacramento businesses are hopping on the trend and asking customers to show proof of vaccination at the door.