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"Free Yoga & Vaccine Slots" at SF's Secret Garden Oasis“Free Yoga & Vaccine Slots” at SF’s Secret Garden Oasis
By - posted 5/3/2021
Brand New, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Stretch your body, test for COVID and get those hard to get vaccine slots at Moscone every 1st and 3rd Wed in SOMA’s secret garden Oasis. Free COVID-19 Testing at Kapwa Gardens every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 10 AM – 4 PM. Walk-ins are welcomed. No appointments or ID needed. 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...

SoMa's New Filipino "Kapwa Gardens" Opens April 14SoMa’s New Filipino “Kapwa Gardens” Opens April 14
By - posted 3/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Discoveries, COVID Testing, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

SoMA’s brand new Filipino-inspired community space designed for social distancing, complete with a garden of Philippine calamansi fruit trees that are free for taking, is opening in April.  Kapwa Gardens — a city-owned parking lot turned art & wellness pop-up and healing space for the community — will open to the public on more...

Oakland Airport Now has a COVID-19 Test Kit Vending MachineOakland Airport Now has a COVID-19 Test Kit Vending Machine
By - posted 1/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID Testing

Oakland International Airport has just rolled out their first vending machine for COVID-19 home test kits. Thanks to ABC7 for announcing the news about Wellness 4 Humanity’s new vending machines. The vending machines will dispense EUA-authorized rapid antigen and RT-PCR saliva tests. Kits are little pricey, starting at $130, but users can more...

Berkeley's New Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing SitesBerkeley’s New Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites
By - posted 1/14/2021
Brand New, COVID Testing

You now have more places to get a COVID-19 test in Berkeley to help more quickly identify whether you or your loved ones should isolate and quarantine to stop the virus’ spread. Our first pop-up sites will rotate between downtown locations as well as sites in south and west Berkeley. By increasing more...

SF's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout FAQ - When Can I Get It?SF’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout FAQ – When Can I Get It?
By - posted 1/14/2021
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

SF COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions Updated 1/15/21 – Please note information may change. See updates at sf.gov/information/about-covid-19-vaccine COVID-19 vaccine is here The vaccine is one of the most important ways to end the pandemic. Two vaccines have been authorized in the US. Supplies are limited. Sign Up for Alerts: Get Notified beginning January 19th The more...

Holiday Pop-Up COVID Test Site in The Mission (Dec. 23-24)Holiday Pop-Up COVID Test Site in The Mission (Dec. 23-24)
By - posted 12/23/2020
COVID Testing

Thanks to CBS for letting us know that San Francisco is created a holiday pop-up COVID test site at 24th and Mission from December 23-24. The pop-up site will be open from 7:30am to 4pm and will offer free, no appointment tests for up to 700 people a day with Spanish, more...

COVID Testing: All 18 Free Testing Sites in San FranciscoCOVID Testing: All 18 Free Testing Sites in San Francisco
By - posted 12/22/2020
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 December 23, 2020, there are currently 18 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 Gave First COVID-19 Vaccine to Health Care Workers TodaySF Gave First COVID-19 Vaccine to Health Care Workers Today
By - posted 12/15/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Uplifting, Vaccines

San Francisco Administers First Covid-19 Vaccine To Health Care Workers Doctor at San Francisco General Hospital is first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in San Francisco First round of vaccines in San Francisco to be allocated to acute care facilities, in accordance with the State of California’s vaccine prioritization plan San Francisco, CA — Mayor London more...

SF Will Soon Receive its First 12,000 Vaccine DosesSF Will Soon Receive its First 12,000 Vaccine Doses
By - posted 12/10/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates, Reopening, Uplifting, Vaccines

As reported by the New York Times, Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine received approval from FDA advisers on Thursday afternoon which cleared the way to authorize its use. San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced shortly after that the city will soon receive their first 12,000 vaccine doses which will go to frontline healthcare 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...

Testing for COVID-19 in SF's PoopTesting for COVID-19 in SF’s Poop
By - posted 11/5/2020
COVID Testing

Thanks to the San Francisco Examiner for letting us know that the city’s sewers might provide an early-warning system against any COVID-19 outbreaks by looking for clues in the city’s poop. Rather than looking at individual people, one tactic to hunt for outbreaks early would be looking for spikes in COVID-19 more...

SF & Oakland to End Verily COVID-19 Testing SitesSF & Oakland to End Verily COVID-19 Testing Sites
By - posted 10/28/2020
Bay Area Updates, COVID Testing

Two of the most populous counties in California, San Francisco and Alameda counties, will be ending their partnership with Verily, Google’s health-focused sister company, who promised to vastly expand Covid-19 testing across the state. Verily’s platform screens symptoms, books appointments and reports test results. California spent $55 million in contracts more...

Oakland Airport Now Has Free Rapid COVID TestingOakland Airport Now Has Free Rapid COVID Testing
By - posted 10/7/2020
COVID Testing, COVID-19 Updates

While SFO offers tests for $200, thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that Oakland International Airport has begun free rapid COVID-19 testing this week where you can receive your results in 15 minutes. The free tests began on October 6, and you don’t even need a plane ticket to get more...

SFO is the 1st US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID TestingSFO is the 1st US Airport to Launch Rapid COVID Testing
By - posted 9/24/2020
Brand New, COVID Testing, Travel

Attention travelers; it just got easier to fly to Hawaii. SFO will be home to the first COVID-19 pilot testing program for travelers. Travelers can have a 15-minute rapid test done onsite if they’re traveling on United Airlines. The first route that will the program will be from SFO to more...