Getting Answers: Can You Get Reinfected With The COVID-19 Omicron Variant?Can you get re-infected with omicron? And is the variant on the rise, or is it going down?
US Surgeon General: 'The Next Few Weeks Will Be Tough' As Omicron Surge ContinuesAreas that were among the first to get hit hard by the Omicron variant are starting to see their Covid-19 numbers level off or even improve. But that's not the case for much of the country, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said.
Here's How You Can Get Free Home Covid-19 TestsStarting Saturday, many Americans can get home Covid-19 tests at no cost through their private insurance. They can obtain the tests from pharmacies, retailers, and online vendors.
Sac City Unified To Distribute N95 Masks To School Teachers, Staff And VolunteersSacramento City Unified School District announced that they will be receiving a shipment of N95 masks from the state which they will issue to all staff, teachers, and volunteers.
Getting Answers: Are Distance Learning, Paid Sick Leave Due To Make A Return?On Tuesday, some Sacramento City Unified families spent close to an hour in line waiting for their test at the district office. It's a necessary step for students to return to class and their families to return to work.
Los Rios Colleges Move To Online Instruction Through End Of January As Omicron Surge ContinuesLos Rios Community College District on Monday announced a move to temporary online instruction through the end of January due to the surging COVID-19 omicron variant.
Customers Visit Restaurants Not Only For Food But For Free COVID TestsWhile people are scrambling to find a COVID-19 test, businesses are trying to keep their employees and customers safe.
Governor Newsom Activates National Guard To Bolster State’s COVID-19 Testing CapacityGovernor Gavin Newsom said Friday that the California National Guard has been activated to assist local communities with extra testing facilities and capacity in the wake of a nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron strain.
Yolo County Offers COVID-19 Home Tests to ResidentsOn Monday, January 10th, Yolo County will begin to distribute free home test kits to residents in order to shorten their isolation periods to less than 10 days.
UC Davis Students Have Mixed Reactions To Remote Learning ExtensionThe extension, announced Thursday, is in response to a growing number of COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant that has impacted staffing in "some crucial areas," according to UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May.
Sacramento Restaurants Close Voluntarily Over Omicron, Staffing ShortageSacramento restaurants were already struggling to stay open due to a staffing shortage, and now the COVID-19 omicron variant is forcing eateries to shutter once again.
California's COVID Positivity Rate Rises As Omicron Spikes StatewideOmicron is on the rise and California now has the highest positivity rate of any point in the pandemic and more than 23,000 cases a day.
Sacramento Families Scramble to Find COVID Tests Before Students Go Back to ClassThe rush to find a COVID-19 test or testing site comes after the holidays, when many families gathered and the risk of exposure to the virus, including the highly contagious omicron variant, increased.
Demand for COVID Tests Increase As Omicron Surge, Holiday Season OverlapCOVID-19 testing sights are seeing a significant increase in demand for tests amid the holiday season and because of the spread of the Omicron variant.
Uninvited New Year's Eve Party Guest — The Omicron Variant — Forces Cancelations In SacramentoThe guest nobody asked for, invited, or welcomed to holiday gatherings: the COVID-19 omicron variant, has forced businesses and events to cancel or change previously planned New Year's Eve events across the Sacramento area.