Nearly eight months into this pandemic, people are searching for new ways to stay safe that go beyond wearing a mask and social distancing.
Germ-Killing UV Lights Gaining PopularityNearly eight months into this pandemic, people are searching for new ways to stay safe that go beyond wearing a mask and social distancing.
Sacramento Seeing Thanksgiving Testing SurgeCoronavirus testing sites are seeing a surge in demand ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Thanksgiving Travel Concerns: Local Schools Won't Require Quarantine After Holiday TravelAccording to the airlines, millions of Americans are traveling this week, which has many wondering what that means for schools when kids head back after the holiday.
California Curfew: What's Allowed?The month-long nighttime curfew will start on Saturday night, but will it have any effect?
Schools Not Requiring Quarantine After TravelWhat's being done to keep in-person classes COVID-free when student-athletes return from tournaments? The state advises a 14-day quarantine after travel but CBS13 has learned, most schools do not.
Health Experts Say Outdoor Tents At Restaurants May Be Super-SpreadersThe option of outdoor dining is getting a chilly reception in more ways than one.
Concerns Arise Over COVID-19 Test ResultCalifornia’s health secretary, Dr. Mark Ghaly, responded to CBS13’s findings Tuesday after we put the state’s new billion-dollar coronavirus testing lab to the test.
Sacramento, Stanislaus County Drop Into Most-Restrictive Coronavirus Alert TierSacramento County has been downgraded back into the most restrictive tier of coronavirus reopening.
CDC Launches Campaign To Warn Moms Of Preventable Pregnancy ComplicationsTens of thousands of moms suffer from life-threatening complications related to pregnancy and childbirth every year. The feds are launching a campaign to help more mothers survive.
9-Month-Old Conjoined Twins Separated After Marathon Surgery At UC Davis Children’s HospitalA set of twins conjoined at the head are recovering after a marathon 24-hour separation surgery at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Katie Johnston reports.
Solano County Sees Its 1st Person With COVID-19, Flu Co-InfectionHealth officials in Solano County say they’ve confirmed their first case of a person testing positive for both COVID-19 and the flu. Katie Johnston reports.
Over 500K New COVID-19 Cases Recorded In The Last Week.The U.S. Has just recorded its worst week for new cases of coronavirus since the pandemic began.
Feds Sending 12 Million COVID-19 Rapid Tests To CaliforniaRapid testing is coming to California. The federal government is sending 12 million of them to the state.
As COVID-19 Infections Hit About 60K, US Nearing ‘Rapid Acceleration’ Of CasesUS Covid-19 cases will begin to rapidly accelerate in about a week, a leading health expert says, as the country’s daily averages keep climbing toward the summer’s peak and several states are setting hospitalization records.
Health Watch: Saturday Is World Hypertension DayWorld Hypertension Day raises awareness about high blood pressure, the leading cause of heart attack and stroke. Nearly half of all U.S. adults have the condition. It is so critical, to keep blood pressure in check.
Californians ‘Strongly Discouraged’ From Trick-Or-Treating This HalloweenCalifornia public health leaders are strongly discouraging families from trick-or-treating this year due to coronavirus concerns. Katie Johnston reports.
Davis Police Responding To Calls About Illegal Leaf Blowing On Bad Air Quality DaysLast week, the city council passed an emergency rule banning leaf blowing when the air quality index is above 100. And with wildfire smoke pouring into the area, police are getting dispatched to neighborhoods all over town.
CDC Director: Face Masks Will Stop Coronavirus Better Than Vaccine; Experts Weigh InThe face mask has been a divisive symbol since the pandemic started, and now one of the nation's health leaders says they are the best weapon we have in fighting COVID-19.
Smoke, At Least Momentarily, Clearing In SacramentoSome favorable weather is doing wonders for clearing up the air in the valley on Wednesday.
Escaping The Smoke: People Head To Placer County To Recreate IndoorsThick layers of smoke continue to coat the Sacramento skies, leaving most people nowhere to escape. Though, some people are seeking refuge in surrounding counties now allowed to open more businesses indoors.
Coronavirus In California: Daily Average Of Cases Continues To FallThe latest numbers show encouraging signs that the pandemic is falling.
Coronavirus In California: Positivity Rate Starts To DropWhile thousands of new cases are being reported, the positivity rate is dropping below 6 percent for the first time in weeks.
Healthy Headlines: Multi-Focal Contact Lenses Slowed The Progression Of NearsightednessMultifocal contact lenses with the boost of reading power slowed the progression of nearsightedness in children. A study found kids also adapted to multifocal lenses faster than adults.
Dr. Sonia Angell, California’s Top Public Health Director, Resigns; No Reason GivenCalifornia's top public health official has resigned, just days after the state announced a fix for a glitch that caused a lag in reporting coronavirus test results used to make decisions about reopening businesses and schools.