Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

26 Oct 2021

Children Ages 5 to 11 Could Start Getting COVID-19 Vaccinations Next Week

It looks like kids as young as 5 years old could start getting COVID-19 vaccinations as early as next week.  The Food and Drug Administration advisory committee Tuesday voted 17-0 to recommend emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. The decision was based on a smaller,

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13 Apr 2021

Some Bay Area Counties Pause Use of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns

A “rare and severe” blood clot condition, medically known as a thromboembolic event, has emerged in six people who have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S., prompting the federal government to call for a pause in its use until further the issue can be further investigated.  The

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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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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29 Dec 2020

Sewage Testing For COVID: Santa Clara County Gets Ahead of Slow National Response

In the fight against COVID-19, wastewater may be one of the best tools we have to predict infection surges. Nearly 10 months into the pandemic, the U.S. is finally launching a program to support sewage testing for the virus. Swab tests are only effective if people voluntarily get tested, but

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02 Sep 2020

Covid Conspiracies Are a Deadly Matter

Just to clear up any confusion, the 2019 novel coronavirus is a serious health threat. There’s no debating that fact if you look at the global impact of what we’ve come to call Covid-19. However, if you’re of the QAnon persuasion or ascribe to conspiracy pushers of the same ilk,

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06 Mar 2018

Deadly Form of Heroin is Killing Users in San Francisco

Posters reading ‘Deadly Street Drugs Alert!!’ have been hung in parks and along muni lines in San Francisco by the Haight Ashbury Legal Organization (H.A.L.O.).  The posters read: “Fentynal-lased heroin and meth are causing deaths and overdoses at this time in San Francisco (FEB 2018)  it has also been found in

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