24 Jan 2022

San Francisco Will Pay You A Grand To Stay Home To Recover From COVID

    A program created by Supervisor Hillary Ronen in 2020 has been extended by $5.4 million, according to a press release from the City. This follows the Omicron surge that began near the end of December of last year, and has since begun to decline. In February 2021, Mission

21 Jan 2022

Covid Cases Have Begun to Decline in San Francisco

After a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in San Francisco caused by the omicron variant, the number of cases in the city are starting to decline, Mayor London Breed announced Thursday. The number of cases peaked earlier this month on Jan. 9 with some 2,164 cases per day on average,

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18 Jan 2022

How To Get The Government To Give You Free Covid Tests

Are you feeling shitty? Do you think COVID-19 is behind that shitty feeling, but need proof? Is the inflated price of COVID-19 testing kits bringing you down? Well Uncle Sam, yes, that vaguely racist looking geriatric who is very into flags is actually doing something helpful!  Every home in the

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17 Jan 2022

Angry Reviews Of “No Smell” Candles Go Up With Omicron Surge

To forecast future surges in Covid, it seems like all we have to do is check out online reviews for Yankee Candles, or other brands of scented wicks. In 2020, Terri Nelson, a painter and artist, first pointed out in a tongue-and-cheek Tweet that there were angry customers reporting their

17 Jan 2022

What’s A Bodega To A Corner Store?

Regionality, mostly. The name is seemingly so universal yet specific to New York, and grappling with this contradiction are people on Twitter who bemoan that bodegas and corner stores are the same thing. Went to New York and now I can’t stop saying bodega — Colin Blanc (@icewintrs) January

13 Jan 2022

Weed DOES NOT Prevent COVID-19, You Goddamn Stoners.

Most people who can read already know this, but the recently viral articles with headlines like “Cannabis compounds may stop COVID-19 infection, study suggests”, and “Cannabis Compounds Prevented Covid Infection in Laboratory Study,” were written by assholes.   Or at least the editors who wrote those misleading headlines were being assholes.

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11 Jan 2022

Why Healthcare Professionals Who Test Positive For COVID-19 Can Continue To Work In California

In all my years of writing, I’ve never written about something fucking dumber than this. Healthcare workers, you know, the people who look after your health? Well, according to new rules passed by the State of California, these workers can literally have COVID and their employer can be fully aware

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10 Jan 2022

California Considers Canceling Elective Surgeries as Covid Surges

As a third of hospitals report critical staffing shortages, California’s health department is considering issuing an order postponing many elective surgeries. Many procedures, including a lung transplant, already have been canceled.

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