Nevada County Local News: COVID-19


All Local COVID-19 News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

01/04/2024
A team of researchers from UC San Francisco has found that Paxlovid did not reduce the risk for vaccinated, non-hospitalized individuals during their first COVID-19 infection. They also found a higher proportion of rebound symptoms.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

12/28/2023
Kern County agrees to better protect free speech in a deal with the state Justice Department—inspired by the county’s’ 2020 squashing of COVID contracts to organizations that advocated defunding police.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

11/28/2023
Parents say flavored medication can help ensure their kids finish a prescription. Far fewer California pharmacies are offering that service as they await new rules from a state regulator.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

11/28/2023
Political wonks in California, Florida and maybe a few states in between, will be glued to their screens Thursday night to watch Gov. Gavin Newsom and Gov. Ron Desantis square off in a highly-anticipated Blue vs. Red State debate that’s been brewing since the summer.

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

11/27/2023
California and Florida took starkly different approaches to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Data shows that more Floridians died per capita of COVID than did Californians.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

11/12/2023
California’s community colleges are seeing enrollment gains for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Older students—those over 50—are some of the first to return.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

10/25/2023
After years of isolation and virtual classes, young professionals in California’s workforce are reportedly struggling with greater mental health challenges and burnout. If colleges and companies don’t pay more attention, there could be economic consequences.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

10/18/2023
Despite an influx of money to counter learning loss during the pandemic, English language arts and math test scores remain low.

California Local Pin Marker From Daily Democrat...

09/21/2023
Companies set the original test dates arbitrarily due to these diagnostic at-home tests being developed rapidly. So, check your boxes before you toss them.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

09/13/2023
Cases are on the rise, and so are hospitalizations and deaths. So the federal government's release of new, updated COVID boosters feels like good timing.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

09/06/2023
Nearly a third of K-12 students statewide were chronically absent in 2020-21, more than three times the pre-pandemic rate. Some school officials fear that pattern is becoming the new normal.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

09/05/2023
Attila Colar went to prison for lying to the government. After California gave him another contract as a provider in a rehabilitation program, a federal jury convicted him of fraud for using the personal information of Bay Area parolees and others to collect government COVID funds.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

08/07/2023
How bad is California hunger? A lot depends on your access to food aid, which expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic but is being reduced.

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

07/26/2023
The iconic California burger joint known for its crossed palm trees and cups printed with Bible verses banned its employees in five states from wearing masks at work.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

07/16/2023
Excessive drinking during the pandemic increased alcoholic liver disease deaths so much that the condition killed more Californians than car accidents or breast cancer, a California Healthline analysis has found.

California Local Pin Marker From Santa Cruz Sentinel...

12/14/2022
The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted to end the rule in part because it has become harder to enforce. Only people who caught the virus on the job are eligible to keep getting paid, but it is so widespread that it's hard to tell where someone got sick.

California Local Pin Marker From Sierra Sun...

12/01/2022
As several respiratory illnesses circulate locally and across the state, OptumServe testing sites have rolled out combination COVID and Flu A/B tests to help residents stay better.

California Local Pin Marker From Santa Cruz Sentinel...

11/22/2022
Just 67 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds and and 38 percent of 5- to 11-year-olds have had the primary two-shot COVID-19 vaccine series.

California Local Pin Marker From Monterey Herald...

11/20/2022
Stanford launches the nation’s first study of an antiviral strategy for long COVID.

California Local Pin Marker From Monterey Herald...

10/27/2022
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control decided to list COVID-19 among the vaccines it recommends for children, but each state decides whether to adopt those guidelines. It's unclear what California will do.
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