Kid COVID Vaccine Confusion: Who's Approved, Authorized Or Mandated?Pfizer asked the FDA for Emergency Use Authorization of its COVID vaccine for kids 5-11 on Thursday, but on the heels of California's school vaccine mandate, the distinction between "approval," "authorization" and "mandates" is causing confusion for some parents.
Gov. Newsom Unveils Plan To Vaccinate California School Kids And EmployeesThe government has fully approved the COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and over but only granted an emergency authorization for anyone 12 to 15.
Los Rios Staff, Students Protest Looming Vaccine MandateStudents and staff within the Los Rios Community College District have until Friday to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. On Thursday, people against the mandate rallied outside the college district headquarters and said they want the freedom to make their own healthcare decisions.
Oakland Unified Becomes First Northern California School District To Require COVID Vaccine For Eligible StudentsThe Oakland Board of Education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend in-person school.
California Leads The Nation With Lowest COVID Transmission RateCalifornia has the lowest coronavirus transmission rate of any state following a sharp decline in cases and hospitalizations after a summer surge.
Vaccine Mandates Become 'New Normal' At California Universities, Community CollegesPublic Universities and community colleges across the state have started to mandate coronavirus vaccines for both staff and students. Students and staff only have only two options: Tell the administration they've been vaccinated, or don't show up.
FDA Grants Full Approval For Pfizer's COVID-19 VaccineThe Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has granted full approval to Pfizer and BioNTech for their COVID-19 vaccine to be given to Americans as young as 16, clearing the way for a wave of moves that health officials say could reverse a nationwide slowdown in the pace of first doses.
COVID-19 Booster Shots Available To Immunocompromised People Who Received Pfizer Or Moderna VaccineIf you're immune-compromised, you may be eligible to receive an additional third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 
Mayor Steinberg In Talks With Local Businesses About Possible Vaccine RequirementSacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is in discussions with local businesses to require proof of vaccination for anyone entering any restaurant bar or business.
Yolo County Finalizing Vaccine Mandate For StaffYolo County is finalizing a policy that would require COVID-19 vaccinations for county employees.
Steinberg Says Half Of Sacramento Firefighters, Less Than Half Of Police Officers Are VaccinatedThe Sacramento mayor wants to require all new hires and current city employees to get vaccinated, or face being terminated. Both proposals are getting major pushback from unions, who say workers have the right to choose.