Older residents can get the shots once medical workers are vaccinated
The announcement comes amid an ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases throughout California and a slight uptick at Cal.
“We’re not wasting a single drop,” Lisa Warhuus assured Berkeleyans.
Doctors, nurses and technicians who work in the emergency department at Alta Bates were vaccinated Saturday.
Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Friday, following closely behind several Bay Area hospitals that have already begun inoculation.
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.
Berkeley Unified School District is calling on the state legislature to make teachers among the first people prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccine once it begins rolling out.
These business owners switched from building phone booths to sneeze guards, designed a user-friendly testing kiosk and created a “cleanroom” for customers.
A snapshot of key COVID-19 statistics, updated weekdays (excluding holidays) by 6 p.m.