Sen. Scott Wiener's Bill Allowing Preteen Vaccines Without Parental Consent Advances In CaliforniaA California measure brought forward by Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener that would allow children age 12 and up to be vaccinated without their parents’ consent, including against the coronavirus, cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday.
$45 Gift Cards Offered In Calaveras County For Vaccination BoostersCalaveras Public Health will begin offering residents 5 and older $45 gift cards as COVID-19 vaccination incentives.
What To Do If You’ve Lost Your COVID-19 Vaccine CardUnfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to replace the precious document.
Sacramento Families Scramble to Find COVID Tests Before Students Go Back to ClassThe rush to find a COVID-19 test or testing site comes after the holidays, when many families gathered and the risk of exposure to the virus, including the highly contagious omicron variant, increased.
How We Can Learn To Co-Exist With Covid-19 And The Omicron VariantIt feels like every time we think we are close to being done with Covid-19, nature ups its game with a new variant. With the new Omicron variant now detected in Sacramento County, it's important to start looking at Covid as if it's here to stay, at least for now, rather than something that we're at the tail end of.
California Ranked #1 Safest State To Live In During COVIDA study done by Wallethub ranked California the first safest "state" to live in during the pandemic next only to Washington D.C., which is technically a district.
Holiday Travel & Booster Rush Begins; Long Lines For COVID-19 Booster ShotsIn the middle of the holiday travel rush, there's another kind of rush as well: the rush for the COVID-19 booster shot.
What's California's Department of Public Health Hiding At The $1.7B COVID Testing Lab? Lawmakers Demand AnswersState Senate Republican Leader, Scott Wilk, is demanding answers from the Department of Public Health following an ongoing CBS13 investigation into shocking public health failures at the state's $1.7 billion COVID testing lab. The state said it would make it's investigation public by mid-March but now says "the investigation is ongoing" as problems continue and the lab contract is set to renew at the end of the month.
CBS13 Poll: Kids 5-11 Being VaccinatedPOLL: Are you going to vaccinate your children? Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.
Los Rios Colleges Says 89% Of Staff, 91% Of Students Met COVID Vaccine DeadlineHundreds of Los Rios Community College workers could soon be fired - and over a thousand students could be suspended - for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
Gov. Newsom To Mandate Vaccines Or Regular COVID Testing For California TeachersGov. Gavin Newsom is expected to announce on Wednesday that California teachers and other school employees must either be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to regular testing.
Sacramento Kings To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For Full And Part-Time Employees, Players ExemptThe Sacramento Kings are the latest local employer to require its employees get the COVID-19 vaccine.
California To Require All State And Health Care Workers To Provide Proof Of COVID Vaccination, Or Do Weekly TestingCalifornia will be requiring that all state workers and health care employees will need to provide proof of getting the COVID-19 vaccination or be subject to weekly testing.
Free Textbooks Offered To Delta College Students Who Get Vaccinated For COVID-19One Northern California community college is offering students free textbooks if they get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Unvaccinated People Are 'Variant Factories,' Infectious Diseases Expert SaysUnvaccinated people do more than merely risk their own health. They're also a risk to everyone if they become infected with coronavirus, infectious disease specialists say.