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.
California Allows People To Search For Their Digital Record Of COVID-19 VaccinationCalifornia on Friday announced it will offer residents a digital record of their coronavirus vaccination that they can use to access businesses or events that require proof of inoculation.
Person From Sacramento County Among 2nd Round Of $50K Winners In California’s Vaccine LotteryAnother 15 Californians have won $50,000 for getting vaccinated against COVID-19 - including one person in Sacramento County.
California Will Still Require Masks Inside K-12 Schools, Public Transportation After June 15With California fully reopening come June 15, health officials will be loosening their mask guidance for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Sacramento, San Joaquin And Solano Counties Improve To Orange COVID-19 Tier - Just 2 Weeks Before California’s Full ReopeningWith just two weeks to go until California fully reopens, Sacramento and several other local counties have moved into the “Orange” less restrictive COVID-19 reopening tier.
Gov. Newsom Announces $1.5M Prizes For 10 Californians To Try And Get More People Vaccinated For COVID-19California is starting its own COVID-19 vaccine incentive program that Gov. Gavin Newsom hopes will entice more people to get the shot.
Moderna Says COVID Vaccine Was 100% Effective In Teen StudyModerna announced Tuesday that its COVID vaccine was 100% effective in a study of adolescents aged 12 to 17 in the United States.
Some People Should Still Mask Up Even If Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Experts SayPeople who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no longer have to wear masks inside or outside, nor do they have to stay 6 feet away from others, according to new guidance released Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.