As more Americans receive coronavirus vaccines, the percentage who express hesitancy about doing so has decreased. However, a substantial number continue to say they won't or might not get vaccinated, citing concerns about adequate testing and potential side effects, as well as recent news about clots.
COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Ticks Down, But Many Still OpposedAs more Americans receive coronavirus vaccines, the percentage who express hesitancy about doing so has decreased. However, a substantial number continue to say they won't or might not get vaccinated, citing concerns about adequate testing and potential side effects, as well as recent news about clots.
A Sacramento Couple's Journey To HealthA couple is celebrating the brighter things in life after a literal heart-stopping journey during the pandemic.
COVID-19 Update: California Vaccine Eligibility Expanding On ThursdayCalifornians 50 and older can get the coronavirus vaccine starting Thursday.
Cal Expo Mass Vaccination Site Putting Hold On Appointments For First DosesNew appointments for the first dose are being put on hold as operations switch from the county to a private company.
Biden Says US Will Meet Goal Of Administering 100 Million Shots In His First 100 Days On FridayPresident Biden announced Thursday that the U.S. will reach his goal of 100 million shots in his first 100 days on Friday, 58 days into his administration.
Officials Say Pandemic Is Fueling Fentanyl UseA tragic trend is growing across the region — teens are dying from accidental fentanyl overdoses.
Sacramento County Receiving Fewer Vaccine Doses Than In Previous WeeksVaccine distribution may take longer in Sacramento County. This week the county received 18% fewer vaccine doses than the week before.
Sacramento Officials Consider Alternate Emergency Line For Immediate Mental Health HelpA new version of the emergency phone line could be coming to Sacramento County strictly for handling mental health emergencies.
Doctors Call For COVID Precautions Even After Second Vaccine DoseDoctors warn it’s no time to slack on social distancing and that we might be wearing masks longer than expected.
Biden Pushes Ahead With Stimulus PlanWith the U.S. economy still suffering the effects of the pandemic, President Biden is pushing ahead with his coronavirus relief plan. Biden is committed to sending relief checks, but Republicans oppose a measure in the bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Long-Term Mental Health Impact Of PandemicAs the fight against COVID continues, many people are struggling with mental health issues. Some experts are calling it a pandemic within a pandemic.
Budding Vaccine ControversyVaccine supply may be scarce, but who can get vaccinated seems to be budding in California.
Pediatricians Say They're Seeing Impact Of Climate Change On KidsPediatricians say they are seeing the impact of climate change in children in many ways, including asthma, allergies, even premature births. Nancy Chen shows us how doctors around the country are driving a call to action
Coronavirus In California: Deaths See Slight DecreaseThousands of new cases are still being reported.
COVID-19 Variant Detected In 32 US StatesThe variant that was found in UK, South Africa, and the Brazil is in 32 American cities and further taxing hospital emergency rooms.
Initiative Helps Seniors Get VaccinatedSeniors may be some of the first in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but just making the appointment can be a difficult task when a lot is done through a patient portal online.
'Bad Batch' Of Moderna Vaccines Pulled From DistributionOfficials say six people who got the Moderna coronavirus vaccine at a mass vaccination site went into shock, now state health leaders are warning about the potential of an allergic reaction.
Roseville High Students Going Home After Rash Of InfectionsJust weeks after returning to campus, Roseville High School students are going back home, following a rash of infections. The district says 18 teachers and 12 other staff members are quarantined due to exposure.
County Health Leaders Raise Red Flags About Lack Of Vaccine DosesCritical staffing shortages and nowhere near enough doses. County health departments are raising red flags about the state’s decision to expand vaccine access to anyone 65 years or older.
Non-Essential Surgeries Delayed In Counties With Low ICU CapacityA new public health order requires hospitals in counties where ICU capacity is dwindling to delay non-essential surgeries.
Sacramento Seniors Getting Coronavirus ShotSome of the state’s most vulnerable population got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
More Cases Of COVID-19 Mutant Strain Confirmed In CaliforniaOfficials say there are now six cases in California of the mutant virus, which appears to be more easily spreadable.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Provides Update On COVID-19 In CaliforniaThe California Department of Public Health reported 29,633 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday, which is a 1.2% increase from Sunday. There were also 97 more deaths reported, which is a 0.4% increase from Sunday.
Greater Sacramento Region Falls Under 15% ICU CapacityThe Greater Sacramento Region has become the third area in California to fall under 15 percent ICU – triggering the new stay-at-home order restrictions.