Local Restaurants Forced To Pivot Again As Omicron DeclinesThe Omicron surge is ending, but local restaurants are forced to pivot yet again to stay in business.
Omicron Impacts Downtown Sacramento Businesses' Struggle To Find Temporary WorkersFor the last month, local businesses have been juggling staff and seeking replacements after being impacted by the Omicron surge. It's been no easy task given the impact on temp agencies that are up for the job to fill those positions.
COVID Surge Puts Pressure On ICUs In San Joaquin ValleyAccording to the California Department of Public Health, ICUs in San Joaquin Valley are at capacity and are struggling to handle a surge of COVID cases in the area.
Contact Tracing Program Called Into Question After DelaysThis has begged two questions: Are people unknowingly exposing others? And is contact tracing necessary?
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.
Hospitals Brace For Peaks In COVID-19 Cases, HospitalizationsState public health officials say COVID-19 cases may peak next month. Ahead of the surge, the governor wants to bring in additional medical workers to help alleviate the strain.
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.