Kaiser Expands COVID Vaccine Trials To Children; Includes SacramentoKaiser Permanente is expanding its COVID-19 vaccine trial to children and says Sacramento residents will be able to participate. 
'A Little Overkill': New California Workplace Mask Rules Cause Confusion For SomeThe CDC says fully vaccinated people can do without masks in most situations, but with California's economy set to fully reopen June 15, state regulators say even if one employee in a room isn’t vaccinated, everyone has to put on a face covering.
Gov. Newsom Won't Lift COVID 'State Of Emergency' When California ReopensCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday said he will not lift a state of emergency that gives him broad powers to impose or suspend rules involving the coronavirus when the state fully reopens its economy on June 15. But he still intends to lift most virus-related restrictions on that date.
Experts See Strides On AIDS, But COVID-19 Halted ProgressU.S. health officials are gathering data on exactly how much COVID-19 affected HIV infections and deaths, including how well testing, prevention, and treatment kept up in the pandemic.
New UC Davis Study Examines How Cancer Impacts Racial And Ethnic MinoritiesA new first-of-its-kind cancer study is being conducted at UC Davis Health that examines how the disease impacts minorities.
California Senate Moves To Make Assisted Death Law PermanentThe California Senate moved Friday to make the state's assisted death law permanent and significantly shorten the time a terminally ill patient must wait for a fatal dose of medication.
Blue Shield CEO Says 'Willingness' To Get Vaccine Is Next Hurdle To Herd ImmunityWith close to half of California fully vaccinated now, the next step to herd immunity in the state will be the effort to vaccinate those who have so far chosen not to get the shot.
More Normalcy Brings Needed Mood Booster To Mental HealthSmall venues are welcoming back crowds and from a mental health aspect, it couldn't come sooner. As life inches towards normalcy, many are taking a collective sigh of relief, but it can also bring some mixed emotions.
COVID-19 Vaccine Data Shows Some Sacramento Neighborhoods Achieving Immunity Faster Than OthersState leaders are collecting data that shows the percentage of people who are fully vaccinated by zip code, revealing cities that are building immunity faster than others. But does that mean those communities are safer?
'We Don't Have The Power To Make The Decisions': El Dorado County Urges Residents To Take COVID Concerns Up With StateMask-mandate anger is boiling over in El Dorado County as health officials say they've been bombarded with protests.
California Delays Debate On Lifting COVID Rules For WorkersCalifornia workforce regulators will aim for a mid-June easing of workplace masking and social distancing requirements to conform with a broader state order, asking to delay a debate Thursday on how quickly they should drop coronavirus safety rules for employees.