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More Rollbacks Coming This Week to SFMore Rollbacks Coming This Week to SF
By - posted 12/1/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home, What's Closed / What's Open

In a Tuesday afternoon press conference, Mayor London Breed and Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of Public Health disclosed that further rollbacks will be taking place with the first rollbacks likely to be announced as early as Wednesday. Possibilities mentioned include further limiting capacity of indoor activities, further limiting the size of more...

San Francisco COVID Cases & Latest Stats (Updated Daily)San Francisco COVID Cases & Latest Stats (Updated Daily)
By - posted 12/1/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home

Here’s the latest COVID stats provided by the City of San Francisco. Please note that often there is a two or three day lag for statistics. And please note that some sources have some conflicting data. Last checked on 12/1/20. Related: All 12 Free COVID Test Sites in San Francisco – more...

California Offers $500 Million in Grants for Small BusinessCalifornia Offers $500 Million in Grants for Small Business
By - posted 11/30/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home, What's Closed / What's Open

Governor Gavin Newsom said today that a new stay-at-home order is being considered for purple counties if COVID-19 cases continue to surge. In order to help small businesses that may be affected, California is implementing new state-wide programs including $500 million in grants, to help struggling businesses stay afloat. California’s New Financial more...

Newsom Says New "Stay-at-Home" Order Likely for CANewsom Says New “Stay-at-Home” Order Likely for CA
By - posted 11/30/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home, What's Closed / What's Open

In a Noon press conference on Monday, governor Gavin Newsom said that a new stay-at-home order is being considered for purple counties if COVID-19 cases continue to surge. Read more at SF Gate. Numbers are expected to rise in the next few weeks after Thanksgiving gatherings. “If these trends continue, we’re going more...

San Francisco's Curfew Begins Monday at 10pmSan Francisco’s Curfew Begins Monday at 10pm
By - posted 11/29/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home, What's Closed / What's Open

Joining most other Bay Area counties, essential businesses and personal gatherings in San Francisco are prohibited between 10 PM and 5 AM beginning Saturday, November 30 at 10 PM. San Mateo County also joins the curfew leaving Marin County as the only Bay Area county exempt. The order will take effect more...

San Francisco Now in "Purple" Tier: Curfew Starts MondaySan Francisco Now in “Purple” Tier: Curfew Starts Monday
By - posted 11/28/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home, What's Closed / What's Open

On Saturday afternoon, San Francisco officially entered the “Purple” tier for COVID which means that the city will implement certain rollbacks of openings as well as institute a curfew. San Mateo also was added to purple, with Marin County being the lone Bay Area hold out still in the “red” more...

San Francisco Stays in Red Tier. No Curfew (Yet)San Francisco Stays in Red Tier. No Curfew (Yet)
By - posted 11/24/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle for letting us know that San Francisco did not move into California’s most restrictive “Purple” tier as had been expected today. As of November 24th, San Francisco has 11.3 new COVID cases per day per 100,000 compared to the state’s much higher 24.9 per 100,000. more...

California Orders COVID Curfew for 41 Counties (But Not SF)California Orders COVID Curfew for 41 Counties (But Not SF)
By - posted 11/19/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Curfew / Stay-at-Home, What's Closed / What's Open

Non-essential businesses and personal gatherings are prohibited between 10 PM and 5 AM beginning Saturday, November 21 at 10 PM in seven Bay Area counties In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced a more...

Oakland Museum's Re-opening Postponed Due to COVID-19Oakland Museum’s Re-opening Postponed Due to COVID-19
By - posted 11/17/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Museums / Cultural Institutions, What's Closed / What's Open

On Monday, November 16, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statement indicating that several California counties, including Alameda County, have moved from the “Orange” Tier to the “Purple” Tier due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Due to this shift, the Oakland Museum of California’s plans to reopen more...

California Might Have Statewide "Curfew" SoonCalifornia Might Have Statewide “Curfew” Soon
By - posted 11/17/2020
COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

UPDATE – On November 19th California announced a month-long 10pm to 5am curfew that affects 41 “purple tier” counties starting on November 21 at 10pm. Thanks to Fox Business from letting us know that California Governor Gavin Newsom announced in a press conference on Monday that the state is “considering” implementing more...

More Rollbacks as SF Now in Red "Substantial" COVID TierMore Rollbacks as SF Now in Red “Substantial” COVID Tier
By - posted 11/16/2020
COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco to Roll Back Select Activities in Response to Assignment to State’s Red Tier Monday, November 16, 2020 Due to a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases across the City and State, San Francisco will roll back non-essential offices and reduce capacity of gyms and fitness centers Mayor London N. Breed and Director more...

Free COVID Test Site Opens at SF's Alemany Farmers' MarketFree COVID Test Site Opens at SF’s Alemany Farmers’ Market
By - posted 11/16/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco Reallocates Testing Resources to Serve Neighborhoods Most Impacted by COVID-19 Beginning on Tuesday, November 17, the City will offer free, low-barrier testing fives day week at Alemany Farmer’s Market Mayor London N. Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax today announced the CityTestSF COVID-19 testing site at the Alemany more...

COVID Testing: All 12 Free Testing Sites in San FranciscoCOVID Testing: All 12 Free Testing Sites in San Francisco
By - posted 11/16/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

Anyone living or working in San Francisco can get tested for coronavirus at various locations in the City. As of November 16, 2020, there are currently 12 sites in San Francisco where you can get tested for no charge. Please note that periodically there are free mobile test sites operated by more...

SF Halts Indoor Dining (Again) Starting Nov. 14SF Halts Indoor Dining (Again) Starting Nov. 14
By - posted 11/10/2020
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Only in San Francisco, Outdoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, San Francisco will roll back the reopening of indoor dining, reduce capacity of fitness centers and movie theaters, and will pause approval of plans for indoor instruction for high schools. The City will adjust its reopening due to a significant and rapid increase in more...

Stanford Seeks 1,000 for New COVID-19 Vaccine TrialStanford Seeks 1,000 for New COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
By - posted 11/4/2020
COVID-19 Updates

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that Stanford is joining the race to find a COVID-19 vaccine. On Monday, Stanford Medicine announced it has joined a large “Phase 3” clinical trial of an experimental vaccine Stanford Medicine begins enrolling for COVID-19 vaccine trial Stanford Medicine has joined a large, Phase 3 clinical trial more...