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.
California To Offer Vaccine Incentive To Medicaid PopulationMedicaid recipients in California will be offered up to $50 apiece as a coronavirus vaccine incentive, the state announced on Friday.
Studies: Shots Give COVID Survivors Big Immune BoostEven people who have recovered from COVID-19 are urged to get vaccinated, especially as the extra-contagious delta variant surges — and a new study shows survivors who ignored that advice were more than twice as likely to get reinfected.
California Requires Healthcare Workers To Be Fully Vaccinated By End Of SeptemberHealthcare workers in California will be required to be fully vaccinated by September 30 as the state is losing ground in the battle against new infections of a more dangerous coronavirus variant.
Shower Standards: How Often Should You Shower In Order To Keep Yourself Clean?After two celebrities set off a social media firestorm saying they don't bathe their children daily, many are asking, how often should kids get a bath?
Kaiser Permanente Sued By Federal Government Over Alleged Medicare FraudKaiser Permanente is being sued by the federal government, which is accusing the health care giant of committing Medicare fraud and pressuring doctors to list incorrect diagnoses on medical records in order to receive higher reimbursements, officials said Friday.
Mask On, Mask Off: Neighboring Counties Differ On Mandating Face Coverings For AllMasks are again mandatory in Yolo and Sacramento counties as of Friday, but just down the highway, it's a different story.