At least five people in Northern California have contracted the omicron variant of the coronavirus, and the outbreak is linked to a wedding in Wisconsin last month, public health officials said Friday.
Northern California parents knowingly sent their COVID-19 positive child and a sibling to school last month in violation of isolation and quarantine rules, causing a coronavirus outbreak in an elementary school, officials said Saturday.
Dr. Mark Ghaly joins the Issue Is to discuss the Omicron variant and addresses potential for future lockdowns.
Magdalena Carrasco expressed concerns over the risks of returning to the classroom given her diabetes. The mother of two died in 2020 and taught children aged 3-5.
One day after confirming the county's first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, a rapid-testing site will open at Los Angeles International Airport Friday that will offer free -- but voluntary -- COVID tests for arriving international passengers.
Confirmation of the first U.S. case of the omicron variant in California was not surprising and shouldn’t force another shutdown heading into the holidays, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday.
The first U.S. case of the omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in California, the White House announced Wednesday.
Officials urged anyone at least 5 years old who has not been vaccinated to do so, and those who had their last shot six months ago to get a booster shot.
A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked an order that all California prison workers must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or have a religious or medical exemption.
California now has one of the lowest coronavirus infection rates in the country, with 1.9% of people testing positive for the disease in the last week as the nation’s most populous state has so far avoided the uptick feared heading into the end-of-year holidays.
California health officials want all adults to get a booster before the winter holidays. But booking one online, can be tricky.
"This is a demonstration of our opposition to the vax mandate as it applies to children K through 12."
California told health care providers to not turn anyone away even if they don’t meet the CDC’s criteria as long as it has been at least six months since their second Pfizer or Moderna shot or two months since their single Johnson & Johnson shot.
California earlier this fall had the nation’s lowest COVID-19 case rate but is now 16th, Governor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday.
The rise isn't surprising and a few factors are at work.
USC's football game against Cal on the road has been postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak.
Pomona Unified School District's officials voted to bring back police officers on school grounds.
California will have 1.2 million doses the first week the vaccine is approved to administer to children ages 5 to 11.
New numbers from the CDC show promising signs for California's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
California’s coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone — 70,000 people — as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases among all states.