STATE, HEALTH CARE WORKERS MUST SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION: Amid climbing numbers of hospitalizations and a test positivity rate of 80% for the COVID-19 delta variant, state employees and health care workers must show proof of vaccination, state officials announced Monday. Read the full story.
SEVEN NEW 'BREAKTHROUGH' COVID CASES REPORTED AT STANFORD: Seven vaccinated students at Stanford University have tested positive for COVID-19 this week, university leaders said in an announcement to students and staff on Thursday. Read the full story.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY URGES EMPLOYERS TO IMPLEMENT VACCINATION POLICY: As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county health officers urged employers on Thursday to consider implementing a vaccination mandate in the workplace. Read the full story.
SAN MATEO COUNTY REQUIRES FACE MASKS AT COUNTY FACILITIES: Face coverings are required at San Mateo County facilities "out of an abundance of caution" due to rising COVID-19 case rates. Read the full story.
YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE QUESTIONS — ANSWERED: We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions and links to resources. Read the full Q&A.
COVID-19 TESTS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT: Santa Clara County is operating appointment-only COVID-19 test sites on a rotating basis. View the full list.
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