Placer County Urging High-Quality Masks As Delta Surge Overwhelms Hospitals, Closes ClassroomsA surge in the coronavirus delta variant is overwhelming hospitals and temporarily closing down classrooms in Placer County. The uptick in cases has health officials recommending high-quality masks for everyone, whether they're vaccinated or not.
COVID-19 Cases Among Children Are Surging; Experts Warn It May Get WorseLast week, the number of Covid-19 cases in children in the US reached levels not seen since the winter surge. And with the return to school, the Delta variant on the rise and this winter approaching, health officials are concerned it could get worse.
Marysville Man Says Late Wife’s Wedding Rings Disappeared At Hospital After COVID TreatmentAfter losing his wife to COVID-19 earlier this month, Scott Lawrence said the rings he gave her on their wedding day went missing at Rideout Memorial Hospital in Marysville.
Davis Joint Unified To Require Masks Be Worn Indoors, Outdoors At SchoolsNew COVID safety protocols will require students and staff to wear masks at all times even while outside.
FDA Grants Full Approval For Pfizer's COVID-19 VaccineThe Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has granted full approval to Pfizer and BioNTech for their COVID-19 vaccine to be given to Americans as young as 16, clearing the way for a wave of moves that health officials say could reverse a nationwide slowdown in the pace of first doses.
Some California Prison Workers Ordered To Get VaccinatedSome California prison workers who don't provide health care services directly but who may be exposed to the coronavirus will now be required to get vaccinated under a new state public health order released this week.
Safer Inside Or Out? Smoky Skies Send Students Indoors Alongside COVID RisksSmoke or COVID exposure, what's worse? It's the catch 22 schools and families are battling this week as wildfires send smoke across the region.
U.S. Health Officials Recommend COVID-19 Vaccine BoostersFederal health officials said Wednesday that vaccinated Americans will need to get booster shots eight months after receiving their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to maximize its protection against the virus and extend its durability.
Local Churches Offer Religious Exemption For Parishioners Who Don't Want VaccineSome local churches are providing religious exemptions for people who don’t want the vaccine but feel forced as more jobs are starting to require vaccinations.
Dozens Of Students Go Maskless With Medical Exemption From One Roseville DoctorDozens of students are dropping their face masks at school thanks to a medical exemption. Almost all of them are coming from just one Roseville doctor, but the school district says there's nothing it can do about it.
Yolo County Finalizing Vaccine Mandate For StaffYolo County is finalizing a policy that would require COVID-19 vaccinations for county employees.
Stockton School Temporarily Closed Due To Increase In COVID Cases To Reopen Aug. 23The charter school says it plans to reopen later this month following quarantine guidelines.
School Mask Exemptions: How To Tell If They Are LegitimateIt's masks off for at least 50 kids in Placer County school districts. Sources tell CBS13 that dozens of students were given medical exemptions—the majority of them coming from Dr. Michael Huang in Roseville. Some parents are concerned those exemptions aren't legitimate, but Dr. Huang insists they are.
Steinberg Says Half Of Sacramento Firefighters, Less Than Half Of Police Officers Are VaccinatedThe Sacramento mayor wants to require all new hires and current city employees to get vaccinated, or face being terminated. Both proposals are getting major pushback from unions, who say workers have the right to choose.
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.