Vaccine May Be Requirement For All California Prison EmployeesAll California prison employees and inmate firefighters may be required to be vaccinated as the state tries to head off another coronavirus infection surge driven by the more contagious delta variant.
UC Davis Conducting Trial Of Third COVID-19 Vaccine ShotAs COVID-19 cases increase, local researchers are digging into the impact of a vaccine booster shot. UC Davis Health doctors are putting a third shot to the test.
Higher COVID Rate Found In Some Counties With Higher Vaccination Rate - Why, And What It Says About The Delta VariantA new analysis finds several counties with above-average vaccination rates also have higher COVID case rates, while case rates are falling in counties with below-average vaccination rates.
Sacramento Leaders Go Door To Door To Encourage Vaccinations In South SacramentoMoving from major vaccine hubs to door-to-door outreach -- Sacramento leaders are turning to a more one-on-one approach to raise the vaccination rates in areas that need it most.
Napa Doctor First Person To Face Federal Charges For Allegedly Falsifying COVID Vaccine CardsA Northern California doctor is the first person to face federal charges for allegedly giving out fake coronavirus vaccine cards.
Sacramento County Leads The State In COVID Infection RateThe Sacramento area has the highest infection rate per 100,000 people of any big city in the state, and this drastic increase happened in just the last 30 days.
Pfizer To Discuss Vaccine Booster With US Officials MondayPfizer says it plans to meet with top U.S. health officials Monday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorization of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine as President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser acknowledged that "it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely” that booster shots will be needed.
Local McDonald's Locations Partnering With CDPH To Get People VaccinatedSome local McDonald’s restaurants are working with the Department of Public Health to give out free vaccines with a menu item.
US Hits Encouraging Milestones On Virus Deaths And ShotsCOVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots in arms hit another encouraging milestone Monday: 150 million Americans fully vaccinated.
California Offering Free Six Flags Tickets To 50,000 Californians With At Least One Vaccine DoseA day after giving away $1.5 million each to 10 vaccinated jackpot winners, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced a new incentive: Six Flags locations are giving free tickets to 50,000 Californians 12 and up who get at least their first vaccine dose at certain clinic locations. The tickets provided by Six Flags Entertainment Corp. are worth $4.5 million.
Yolo County Offers To Deliver And Administer COVID-19 Vaccines At HomeForget having to wait in line for your COVID-19 shot – Yolo County is now bringing it right to your home.
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.
No Winners From Sacramento Region In First Round Of 'Vax For The Win' ContestThe state of California held its first drawing Friday for the lottery in the state's vaccine incentive program.
First 'Vax For The Win' Contest Winners Announced FridayGovernor Newsom will draw the first winners in "Vax for the Win", the state's vaccine lottery program, on Friday morning.
Do Vaccine Incentives Really Work?California just launched its COVID-19 vaccine incentive program with a total of $116.5 million being awarded to a handful of people who get the COVID-19 vaccine. But will it bring about the intended result?