Who’s next in line, where to get a shot, and more answers to your questions about getting the COVID-19 vaccine
Some Berkeley parents want an immediate return to campuses, but others have argued that even small reopenings could be dangerous.
Older residents can get the shots once medical workers are vaccinated
Last week, the city of Berkeley reported its highest number of positive COVID-19 test results on a single day since the coronavirus pandemic began.
The facility has the highest number of cases at any facility in Alameda County, with 29 active cases among residents as of Sunday, and 12 cases among staff.
Doctors, nurses and technicians who work in the emergency department at Alta Bates were vaccinated Saturday.
Alameda County health providers and emergency responders share how it feels to be first in line, and how the community can think about the vaccine’s safety.
The vaccine will be distributed during one of the darkest months of the pandemic, with cases surging throughout the Bay Area and California.