With some community members complaining of long waits both to get a test appointment and to receive the results, we surveyed the options offered by the city and how they are working.
In a community survey, 56% of respondents said mental health was their biggest worry about the pandemic. The city wants to know what people need.
There have been three COVID-19 fatalities in Berkeley since April 8, new data from the city and county showed Tuesday. As of Monday, only one death had been reported.
The university is still working on hybrid learning models if health conditions improve, but it will begin fall semester remotely.
Another 25 UC Berkeley students have tested positive for COVID-19, the university reported this week.
New state rules go into effect today prohibiting indoor worship services.
Both Alameda County and Berkeley were able to secure a state variance today that allows them to make some of their own rules around reopening.
BUSD is pivoting on plans for a hybrid back-to-school model as local COVID-19 conditions worsen, with all students distance learning when school begins in August.
More than half of the residents at the Berkeley Pines Skilled Nursing Center in South Berkeley have tested positive for COVID-19 since early July and one of them has died, Berkeleyside has learned.
Alameda County and Berkeley, which has its own health department, are hoping to secure variances from a new state ruling that came to end outdoor dining at restaurants.
As many as 60 people from Berkeley will now move indoors from shelters or tents.
UC Berkeley has seen 47 new COVID-19 cases, resulting mostly from “a series of recent parties connected to the CalGreek system” over the course of a single week, the university reported Wednesday.