Which Schools Can Apply For In-Person Class Waivers?Which schools and counties can apply for a waiver to return to in-person classes? And how many plan to?
Technical Issue Has California Under-Reporting Virus CasesA technical problem has caused a lag in California’s tally of coronavirus test results, casting doubt on the accuracy of recent data showing improvements in the infection rate and number of positive cases, and hindering efforts to track the spread, the state’s top health official said Tuesday.
Private Labs Not Running At Capacity During Testing ShortagesSacramento County is following in the footsteps of states like New York, working with private labs to increase testing capacity.
Several New Coronavirus Testing Sites Opening In Sacramento CountyIn an effort to make coronavirus testing more accessible to the greater-Sacramento community, health officials are opening several new community-based testing sites next week.
California Will Now Collect LGBTQ Coronavirus DataCalifornia will now collect sexual orientation and gender identity data when tracking new coronavirus cases.
National Guard Hosting Another Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Site In GaltThe California National Guard is planning to operate a pop-up coronavirus testing event in Galt this week.
Free Pop-Up Coronavirus Test Site In Galt Fills Up FastCars were parked outside Walker Community Park before the sun was up, waiting to get tested for COVID-19.
Placer County Workers Returning From COVID-19 Don't Need Negative TestsThe Placer County Health Officer is asking employers to quit requiring negative COVID-19 tests for workers coming back from coronavirus recovery.
FDA Issues First Emergency Use Authorization For COVID-19 Pool TestingThe FDA on Saturday announced it has issued an emergency use authorization that allows the laboratory Quest Diagnostics to pool samples from up to four individuals to test for COVID-19.
Coronavirus Testing Available At Select Rite Aids In Greater-Sacramento RegionRite Aid has partnered with Project Baseline by Verily to offer coronavirus testing at some of its locations.
A Coronavirus Test Could Cost As Little As $20 Or As Much As $850The list price of a Covid-19 diagnostic test varies widely depending on the hospital, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis released Wednesday.
California Narrows Testing Priority As Virus Cases SurgeWith coronavirus cases rising fast, California overhauled its guidelines Tuesday for who can be tested, prioritizing people who are hospitalized with symptoms, those in close contact with infected people or when necessary to control an outbreak.
The Trouble Getting Tested For COVID-19: Overwhelmed Labs And Supply Chain Issues Lead To DelaysFour months into the coronavirus crisis, the supply chain for testing supplies is backed up and the labs running the tests are overwhelmed.
Sacramento County Looks To Expand Coronavirus Testing As Demand GrowsSacramento County is looking at new ways to expand coronavirus testing as a never-ending stream of people looks to put their minds at ease.
Once-A-Week Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Site To Open At El Dorado County FairgroundsA once-a-week drive-thru coronavirus testing site will open at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds on July 14.