Tag Archives: California

New California reopening rules require ‘equity’ measure

LOS ANGELES — California will begin to require counties to bring down coronavirus infection rates in disadvantaged communities that have been harder hit by the pandemic, a move that could slow the methodical reopening of the nation’s most populous state. The complex new rules set in place an “equity metric” that will force larger counties… Read More »

California Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). California’s hospitals thought they were ready for the next big disaster. They’ve retrofitted their buildings to withstand a major earthquake and  whisked patients out of danger during deadly wildfires. They’ve kept patients alive with backup generators amid sweeping power shutoffs and trained their staff… Read More »

California official briefing on coronavirus licks her fingers moments after warning not to touch your face

The idiom “Do as I say, not as I do” could not be more true for one health official in California. Moments after warning Santa Clara County residents to avoid touching their faces to prevent contracting the novel coronavirus, the director of the county’s health department, Dr. Sara Cody, licked her finger to turn the page… Read More »

Coronavirus in California: C.D.C. Confirms Possible Community Transmission Case

A person in California who was not exposed to anyone known to be infected with the coronavirus, and had not traveled to countries in which the virus is circulating, has tested positive for the infection. It may be the first case of community spread in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read More »