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April 22, 2022 | The authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than 5 years old could be around the corner. Learn More

April 18, 2022 | People who are vaccinated against COVID-19 who have a history of certain mental health conditions have been found to Learn More

April 7, 2022 | This week, California shifted — in a small but significant way — its approach to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More

April 4, 2022 | The VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers, Learn More

March 22, 2022 | Women who catch COVID-19 may have at least double the risk of poor outcomes during their pregnancy like preterm Learn More

March 17, 2022 | The United States Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra urged parents to get their children vaccinated Learn More

March 15, 2022 | In the last two weeks, the UK and other parts of Europe are reporting a spike in COVID-19 cases Learn More

March 9, 2022 | New researchTrusted Source backs up what many experts reported seeing during the height of the Omicron surge over the Learn More

March 1, 2022 | A new study shows that two doses of an mRNA vaccine provide protection against COVID-19 associated emergency department and Learn More

February 24, 2022 | The Catholic Cares Coalition has worked throughout the past year to educate Catholics on the morality of vaccinating, which Learn More

February 15, 2022 | -Health Net, one of California’s longest serving and most experienced Medi-Cal partners, awarded more than $4.5 million to community-based Learn More

February 2, 2022 | San Francisco health officials are allowing people who originally got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to get a Learn More

January 26, 2022 | The NFL is partnering with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Learn More

January 24, 2022 | A new bill from State Sen. Richard Pan will add COVID-19 vaccines to inoculations students are required to get Learn More

January 11, 2022 | Below is a list of counties across Northern California, select a county name to learn more about the vaccine Learn More

January 10, 2022 | As omicron cases continue to spike across Northern California and more people search for COVID-19 tests, health officials are Learn More

January 6, 2022 | As omicron cases continue to spike after a busy holiday season, medical providers across Northern California are feeling the Learn More

January 3, 2022 | Just as young students are returning from winter break amid sharply rising cases driven by the highly contagious omicron Learn More

December 30, 2021 | Los Angeles County reported more than 20,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day on Thursday - but as grim Learn More

December 21, 2021 | COVID-19 cases have been ticking up in California and rising across the country as the omicron variant expands its Learn More

December 14, 2021 | Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency, in partnership with Northern Valley Indian Health and Tri-Counties Community Action Partnership Learn More

December 3, 2021 | County public health officials across Northern California are keeping a close eye on news about the omicron variant, after Learn More

December 1, 2021 | With news that the omicron variant is officially in Northern California, some are concerned that it may just be Learn More

November 23, 2021 | At family dinner, the time-tested advice is to not talk about politics or religion, but now the COVID-19 vaccine Learn More

November 06, 2021| With the CDC finally recommending the use of the Pfizer COVID vaccine for children ages 5-11 Tuesday, Bay Area school Learn More

November 5, 2021 | U.S. health officials on Tuesday gave the final signoff to Pfizer’s kid-size COVID-19 shot, a major expansion of the Learn More

November 5, 2021 | Federal health officials have approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 — a change many Learn More

November 5, 2021 | Dozens of children in Yolo County were among the first in Northern California to get the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. Learn More

November 5, 2021 | Children ages 5 to 11 in Northern California and Southern Oregon will soon have access to the COVID-19 pediatric Learn More

November 4, 2021 | Children ages 5 to 11 are now getting the Pfizer vaccine across Northern California. With the rollout for this Learn More

November 4, 2022 | With the CDC finally recommending the use of the Pfizer COVID vaccine for children ages 5-11 Tuesday, Bay Area Learn More

November 3, 2021 | Scavenger hunts and blow-up animals greeted children at some of California’s vaccination sites Wednesday as children aged 5 to Learn More

October 18, 2021 | To ensure continued robust access as additional populations become eligible for their primary immunization series or for boosters, Placer Learn More

October 18, 2021 | City residents ages 12 to 17 are eligible to have their tuition covered at SF State if they have Learn More

October 13, 2021 | For months, Lorena Hernandez, 37, has been trying to get her family members vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect her Learn More

October 12, 2021 | Residents in rural California counties with low vaccination rates died from COVID-19 at significantly higher rates during the summer Learn More

October 12, 2021 | California had the highest COVID-19 death toll in the nation with 70,132 by midday Monday, according to data from Learn More

October 8, 2021 | If you’ve been following the news on the coronavirus in California this week, you may have noticed a stark Learn More

October 5, 2021 | A recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey found most unvaccinated adults don’t believe the COVID-19 vaccines are effective and that Learn More

October 4, 2021 | Rural north and Central Valley have case rates three or four times higher than the rest of the state, Learn More

October 01, 2021 | Major health care systems operating in the greater Sacramento area said they plan to start disciplining workers who are Learn More

September 30, 2021 | Find an updated count of COVID-19 cases in California and by county on our tracker here. Learn More

September 28, 2021 | More than a year ago, city and county officials led California in imposing the first precautionary shutdowns to stem Learn More

September 23, 2021 | The Oakland Board of Education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus Learn More

September 17, 2021 | The VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to Veterans, their spouses and caregivers, and Learn More

September 6, 2021 | The Labor Day holiday weekend is bringing more visitors to the Bay Area, and it's also been the first Learn More

September 5, 2021 | As COVID-19 cases surge once again across the nation, several festivals in Sacramento on Labor Day weekend incorporated COVID-19 Learn More

September 3, 2021 | A surge in coronavirus cases has been reported in the Bay Area and across California as well as the Learn More

September 2, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccinations are available on a walk-in basis, excluding federal holidays, at most VANCHCS sites. Learn More

September 1, 2021 | California is seeing some positive signs in the fight against the latest coronavirus surge fueled by the highly contagious Learn More

August 28, 2021 | In Crescent City, the mortuary is filled beyond capacity and needs a refrigerated truck to hold bodies. The small Learn More

August 25, 2021 | Mendocino County emergency room nurse Kristen Marin says the surge in COVID-19 cases is the worst she’s ever seen. Learn More

August 23, 2021 | Federal drug officials on Monday announced the full approval of the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19, a long-awaited step that Learn More

August 20, 2021 | Greg Ryken showed up to his favorite lunch spot in San Francisco on Friday with an appetite and his Learn More

August 19, 2021 | California took another step toward a vaccine passport on Wednesday with a new rule that requires more than a Learn More

August 18, 2021 | California health officials on Wednesday expanded the proof of vaccination requirement to attend large indoor gatherings such as concerts Learn More

August 17, 2021 | Infectious disease physician Dr. Peter Chin-Hong of UCSF joined the KRON4 Morning News team on Tuesday to share his Learn More

August 16, 2021 | Several major California law enforcement agencies are reporting Covid-19 vaccination rates that are significantly lower than those of the Learn More

August 12, 2021 | Worried that the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus could derail San Francisco's economic rebound, Mayor London Breed Learn More

August 11, 2021 | California will become the first state in the nation to require all teachers and school staff to get vaccinated Learn More

August 9, 2021 | As more businesses, schools, and cities begin to require the COVID-19 vaccine, reports are surfacing of fraudsters making, selling, Learn More

August 9, 2021 | The VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to Veterans, their spouses and caregivers, and Learn More

August 4, 2021 | As mask mandates return and many blame the unvaccinated, Bob Brown, owner of Rancho Nicasio in Marin County, wants Learn More

July 28, 2021 | California public health officials Wednesday aligned with new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and recommended Learn More

July 27, 2021 | MarinHealth is going straight to requiring all employees get a COVID-19 vaccination, bypassing any allowance to instead choose regular Learn More

July 25, 2021 | As the second summer of the pandemic unfolds, the Northern California region faces unique concerns, and the Rural Association Learn More