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Sacramento County Hospitals Prepare To Store, Distribute Coronavirus VaccinesThe more than 300,000 vaccines heading to California must be stored at ultra-cold temperatures that not even normal freezers can reach.
California To Receive 327,000 Doses Of Pfizer COVID Vaccine In Next Few WeeksCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state will begin to receive its first doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the next few weeks. 
COVID Tests Now Mandatory For Patients Admitted To California Acute-Care HospitalsStarting Monday, patients admitted to California hospitals must be tested weekly for COVID-19, and soon, so will health care workers who come in contact with them. 
Record Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reported In CaliforniaCalifornia broke a record Sunday with more than 7,400 coronavirus hospitalizations as counties statewide prepared for stricter COVID-19 restrictions to take effect amid surging cases and Thanksgiving travel.
Health Officials Plead For Californians To Avoid Thanksgiving GatheringsWith California desperately battling an out-of-control coronavirus surge, the state's health secretary is urging families to avoid gathering for Thanksgiving.
California Doctors Report Increase In Rare STD Complications Amid COVID-19 PandemicHealth officials say they are seeing an increase in rare and severe complications from untreated gonorrhea in recent months.
For Every 1 COVID Related Death, 9 People In US Left Grieving, Study SaysHow much of an effect has COVID had on the inhabitants of planet Earth? The coronavirus pandemic has taken the lives of 1.3 million people across the globe and left many more people to grieve their loss.
‘We Are Now Moving Backwards, Not Forwards’: Gov. Newsom Pulls ‘Emergency Brake,’ Imposes New COVID RestrictionsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom said he’s pulling the state’s “emergency brake” as coronavirus cases surge in the state.
'Getting To Be Too Much:' 2020 Piling On Stressors, Rain Dumping More On Seasonal BluesIf the gloomy skies have you feeling down, you're not alone. 
Sacramento County Health Director Takes Questions From Frustrated Business Owners"For the love of God, please don't gather with family and friends from elsewhere just this one Thanksgiving and Christmas."
UC Davis First In Region For Rapid Test That Detects COVID-19 And FluWith COVID cases on the rise and flu season in full swing, there’s a new UC Davis-developed test that detects both – and it’s fast.
California Surpasses Grim Milestone Of 1 Million COVID-19 CasesCalifornia has become the second state — behind Texas — to eclipse a million known COVID-19 cases. The grim milestone in a state of 40 million comes as the U.S. has surpassed 10 million infections.