Mayor Steinberg Calling For All New City Employees To Have COVID-19 Vaccination Before Starting WorkMayor Steinberg has requested that the city implement a new policy that requires all new city employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before starting their jobs, effectively immediately.
State Desperate For More Medical Workers As California Health Corps Volunteers DwindleCalifornia desperately needs more medical workers at facilities swamped by coronavirus patients, but almost no help is coming from a volunteer program that Gov. Gavin Newsom created at the start of the pandemic. An army of 95,000 initially raised their hands, and just 14 are now working in the field.
For Nurses, California's Coronavirus Outbreak Has A Personal TollA surge following Halloween and Thanksgiving produced record hospitalizations in California, and now the most seriously ill of those patients are dying in unprecedented numbers.
2020 Ends With California Hospitals Struggling To Stay AfloatCalifornia hospitals ended the year on “the brink of catastrophe," a health official said as the pandemic pushed deaths and sickness to staggering levels and some medical centers scrambled to provide oxygen for the critically ill.
Military Medical Personnel Deployed To 2 San Joaquin Hospitals For COVID Treatment AssistanceSan Joaquin County now has the soldiers to fight the battle against the coronavirus, as dozens of military healthcare professionals were deployed to two area hospitals to assist as ICU units are depleted.
Frontline Workers Providing Care In More Ways Than One This Holiday SeasonMany health care workers are likely feeling the pandemic pressure more than anyone these days. But some are easing their stress by helping others in need.
'That Light We Finally Get To See': Vaccine Already Boosting Morale For Healthcare WorkersNurses were some of those who spoke the loudest at the beginning of the pandemic, protesting when there wasn't enough PPE. But now with the vaccine, they're singing a different tune.
COVID Outbreak Hits Ripon Nursing Home; Over 60 Cases, 3 Deaths Since Nov. 27A nursing home in Ripon is battling an outbreak of COVID-19 and said there have been three coronavirus-related deaths among residents since November 27.
San Joaquin Valley ICU Capacity Falls To ZeroThe number of available intensive care unit beds in California's San Joaquin Valley plummeted to zero for the first time Saturday.
ICU Numbers: What's The Availability In Your Region?Hospital leaders are sounding the alarm, saying hospital beds are filling up as more regions are heading back into the state's stay-at-home order.
Jewish Doctor Tells Story Of Treating Coronavirus Patient With Nazi TattoosWhat’s it like for a Jewish doctor to treat a coronavirus patient covered with Nazi Tattoos? One Sacramento doctor shared a moment of struggle on Twitter, and his story is now going viral.
Trauma Nurse Offers Stark Warning As COVID Cases Surge: 'Believe This Is Real'A frontline worker is offering a stark warning to the public as COVID-19 cases surge and hospitalizations increase across Northern California.
'They're Exhausted': Testing Sites Close For Thanksgiving As Cases Hit New Record HighsAs we head into the holiday season, California shattered another record Wednesday with more than 18,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day. That beat the previous record of 15,000 set on Saturday.
Travis AFB Medical Team Helping Lodi Memorial With Coronavirus SurgeThe COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of healthcare all across the nation. In San Joaquin County, which is now considered a hotspot, help has arrived from the Department of Defense.
Carmichael Rehab Center Reports Uptick In Coronavirus CasesA nursing facility in Carmichael has reported an uptick in cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.