COVID

24 Apr 2020

COVID Resources for SF Bay Area Residents & Workers

Links to all COVID related information sites for residents and workers in the Bay Area
Data, laws, safety, housing, homeless, grants/loans, unemployment, groceries, food banks

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25 Feb 2021

SF to Open Indoor dining, Movies & Museums Next Week

In short, indoor dinning at 25% capacity, indoor gyms at 10% capacity, indoor museums, zoos & aquariums at 25% capacity.  Even the GG park ferris wheel is will reopen! And they are lifting the 10pm curfew!

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
19 Feb 2021

Harm Reduction in the Time of Coronavirus

For Felanie Castro, it was like the world had just stopped. The first Shelter in Place order had just been announced, and she was stuck in her office at Glide Memorial Church with no marching orders and no messaging about safety precautions. But she worried for the unhoused communities she

Ruth Crossman 0
19 Feb 2021

2021 is Finally Giving Me Hope

If you have made it this far, congratulations. You have been living in the world of the pandemic for an entire year. You have also made it through four years of hell.

Guest Writer 0
16 Feb 2021

City Launches Bayview Vaccination Site Days After Dose Shortage Forces Pause at Other Locations

It’s been just two days since San Francisco officials announced a forced pause in new appointments at City College and Moscone Center mass vaccination sites due to shortage in dose supply. Despite that reality, a third high-volume site was opened this week in the Bayview nieghborhood. While it may seem

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16 Feb 2021

Most Bay Area Students Stuck With Zoom School Under New CDC Guidelines

New federal guidelines have done little to quell frustrations over ongoing school closures, as evident in a Rohnert Park billboard that went up over the weekend.    On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its operational strategy for K-12 schools. The guidance is intended as a blueprint

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12 Feb 2021

I’m Pivoting My Career from Theater to Funerals Because of the Pandemic

In 2020 I lost my job as an event manager at a major performing arts institution due to the unfortunate cancellation of all live performances and events. Now at 50 years old, I’m trying to discover another career for myself, at least until we are all able to enjoy live

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11 Feb 2021

California’s First Two Cases of South African COVID Variant Found in the Bay Area

By Eli Walsh Genomics researchers at Stanford University have confirmed California’s first two cases of the South African coronavirus variant in Alameda and Santa Clara counties, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The 501Y.V2 or B.1.351 variant is one of several recent mutations of the virus, most of which involve changes

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