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SF Finally Allows Everyone 16+ to Get a VaccineSF Finally Allows Everyone 16+ to Get a Vaccine
By - posted 4/13/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

By Eli Walsh Bay City News Foundation San Francisco opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility Tuesday to all residents age 16 and older, joining several other Bay Area counties in opening vaccine availability before the state’s expansion later this week. Read the Mayor’s press release. The expansion comes one week after the city expanded more...

UPDATE: Eight Bay Area Counties Pause J&J VaccinesUPDATE: Eight Bay Area Counties Pause J&J Vaccines
By - posted 4/13/2021
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

By Eli Walsh Bay City News Foundation UPDATE At least eight Bay Area counties paused administrations Tuesday of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after a handful of people across the country developed blood clots less than two weeks after the shot. Public health officials in Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, more...

SF Expands Vaccines to All Adults (In 8 Zip Codes)SF Expands Vaccines to All Adults (In 8 Zip Codes)
By - posted 4/9/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

In advance of all adults 16+ being eligible for vaccines in California starting April 15, the San Francisco Department of Health announced Friday afternoon that people living in eight “high impact” neighborhoods will have a head start and are eligible immediately for vaccines Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know.  People who more...

SF's Plans for Indoor Live Ticketed Events Coming April 14SF’s Plans for Indoor Live Ticketed Events Coming April 14
By - posted 4/8/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

On April 14, San Francisco will issue formal guidelines to allow live performances, meetings, and other events with capacity limits in indoor settings to begin starting the following day, April 15 Mayor London N. Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax today announced that San Francisco is on track to more...

CA Aims to Fully Reopen June 15CA Aims to Fully Reopen June 15
By - posted 4/6/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

Governor Gavin Newsom just announced that California is expected to reopen fully by June 15th. As California surpasses a major milestone in the fight against COVID — administering more than 20 million vaccine doses, including 4 million in the state’s hardest-hit communities, and with hospitalizations continuing to steadily decline — Governor more...

SF's 50+ Year Olds Are Now Eligible for the VaccineSF’s 50+ Year Olds Are Now Eligible for the Vaccine
By - posted 4/2/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, Vaccines

50+ year olds, you’re up. Starting April 1, all people age 50 and over are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in San Francisco. This significant expansion in vaccine eligibility comes as the City approaches an important milestone in its unprecedented vaccination effort: nearly half of people in San Francisco more...

SF Giants Allow 22% Capacity at Oracle Park for 2021SF Giants Allow 22% Capacity at Oracle Park for 2021
By - posted 4/1/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

After a long year, the Giants will welcome fans back to Oracle Park on Opening Day, April 9. Under the public health order issued by the San Francisco Health Officer, the Giants can operate the ballpark at up to 22% capacity with special testing/vaccination requirements for entry to Oracle Park. San Francisco more...

Contra Costa Opens Vaccines to Everyone Starting March 30Contra Costa Opens Vaccines to Everyone Starting March 30
By - posted 3/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

UPDATE – Just announced, Contra Costa County opened vaccine eligibility to everyone* today, March 30, 2021. See below for details. Thanks KRON4 for the newest update on Contra Costa’s vaccines. Contra Costa County has just announced that it will expand vaccine eligibility this week to anyone who lives or works in the county more...

SF’s Mobile Unit To Vaccinate Up To 1,000 SeniorsSF’s Mobile Unit To Vaccinate Up To 1,000 Seniors
By - posted 3/26/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

San Francisco’s Mobile Vaccination Unit To Vaccinate Up To 1,000 Seniors In Chinatown Senior Living Facilities The City’s mobile vaccination units ensure equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine for vulnerable populations. Next week, the City will deploy a mobile vaccination team to Chinatown’s largest senior living facility, Ping Yuen, in an more...

CA's Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Everyone on April 15thCA’s Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Everyone on April 15th
By - posted 3/25/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Governor Gavin Newsom just announced expanded vaccine eligibility for the state of California. Vaccinations opening for all Californians aged 50 and up April 1st, and 16 and up April 15th. The state is expanding who is eligible to get the vaccine based on expected supply increases. It will still take months to more...

40% of San Franciscans (16+) Are Vaccinated40% of San Franciscans (16+) Are Vaccinated
By - posted 3/25/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Mayor London Breed announced today, March 25, 2021, that over 300,000 San Franciscans have received at least one dose of a vaccine. This is approximately 40% of SF residents over 16 years old. Will SF meet its lofty goal to vaccinate every resident before June 30th? That’s 900,000 residents 16 years or more...

Contra Costa Opens Vaccines To Ages 50+Contra Costa Opens Vaccines To Ages 50+
By - posted 3/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Thanks to an increase in supply of COVID-19 vaccines, Contra Costa County is extending vaccine eligibility to anyone who is 50 and older and lives or works in the county, regardless of whether they have an underlying health condition. The move comes as the county has begun receiving additional vaccine from more...

Krispy Kreme's Free Donuts All Year w/ Vaccination CardKrispy Kreme’s Free Donuts All Year w/ Vaccination Card
By - posted 3/23/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Deals, Eat & Drink, Freebies, Vaccines

Get yourself a free donut from Krispy Kreme every day for the rest of the year with a flash of your vaccination card. Krispy Kreme says, to “show our support for those who choose to get vaccinated, starting Monday, 3/22,, guests who show a valid COVID-19 vaccination card at any Krispy more...

Entire Bay Area Now in Red TierEntire Bay Area Now in Red Tier
By - posted 3/13/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Reopening, Vaccines, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to NBC Bay Area for sharing the uplifting news that California has reached a key vaccination milestone: the state has now administered 2 million doses to the residents in the most  disadvantaged zip codes. With the key target met, eligible counties are allowed to more into the less restrictive red tier. more...

Wineries & Breweries Without Food Can Reopen on March 13Wineries & Breweries Without Food Can Reopen on March 13
By - posted 3/13/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open

California updated its Blueprint for a Safer Economy; now breweries, wineries, and distilleries that don’t serve food are allowed to reopen with modifications beginning March 13, 2021. Thanks ABC7 for sharing the details about California’s latest reopenings. FYI: As of March 12, 2021, all of the Bay Area is in the Red, more...