The number of COVID-positive patients hospitalized in Los Angeles County has reached its highest number since March, according to the latest state data.
California workplace regulators are poised to extend mandatory pay for workers affected by the coronavirus through the end of 2022.
California is delaying a COVID vaccine mandate for schoolchildren. It will be postponed until at least the summer of next year.
As California sheds its masks, a new COVID-19 variant has prompted a travel ban in China that would impact more than 50 million people.
Time is running out for people across California in need of rent relief.
Beginning March 12, the indoor mask guideline for California schools will shift from required to recommended.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday signed an order that would eliminate the majority of the state's pandemic-related executive orders as the state shifts its response plan to an 'endemic.'
Establishments, businesses, and venues now have the option to allow fully vaccinated customers and workers to unmask indoors if they can provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.
The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County has fallen by more than 70% compared to daily numbers from mid-January.
Hundreds of Chino Valley Unified students are protesting wearing masks in schools.
Gov. Newsom has released California’s SMARTER Plan, the next phase of the state’s COVID-19 response.
Gov. Gavin Newsom will be in San Bernardino Thursday to discuss California's plan to deal with COVID longterm.
Hundreds of students at a northern California high school walked out of class Tuesday afternoon to protest their district’s mask mandate that has been kept in place despite a statewide loosening of restrictions.
Most, but not all, California counties will soon move on from the indoor mask mandate.
"As you saw at the Super Bowl, 78,000 people not wearing masks, although remember the L.A. mayor wasn’t wearing a mask the other day at the NFC championship game. He was holding his breath. 78,000 people were holding their breath the entire game," Elder said in part.
State Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly says the state will NOT immediately drop its mask-wearing requirement in schools. However, he says the state will do a reassessment on Feb. 28 of COVID-19 case rates and other pandemic metrics.
California health officials next week will outline a new approach to dealing with the coronavirus that assumes it’s here to stay, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation on Wednesday to extend COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave for workers and bolster California’s investments to support small businesses hit hard by the pandemic.
The COVID-19 sick leave will be retroactive and cover COVID-related absences since Jan. 1, 2022.
California's indoor masking requirement will end next week for vaccinated people but masks still are the rule for schoolchildren. However, local health officials can continue their own requirements.