Sunday, December 5, 2021

Covid

Drive thru mobile clinics to offer COVID vaccines in Richmond and San Pablo

Vaccine van visiting businesses, organizations in Contra Costa

Contra Costa County businesses and organizations can now request visits from the County's COVID-19 vaccination van. Starting today, locations where five or more members of a group want to receive the vaccine can receive free...
WestCAT to increase capacity on buses starting June 15

WestCAT set to increase capacity on buses

WestCAT will increase passenger limits on buses to 50 percent of total seating capacity starting June 15, which will coincide with the state's reopening plans. Capacity limits starting June 15 will increase to 44 passengers...
AC Transit providing free masks, hand sanitizer to riders

AC Transit to increase bus capacity starting Monday, June 7

Starting Monday, June 7, AC Transit will transition from six-foot onboard physical distancing requirements to three feet, which will allow for increased onboard passenger capacity. "Fifteen months of six-foot physical distancing dramatically reduced our ability...
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Richmond’s Lyft program providing subsidized rides to vaccinations

Seniors and disabled individuals in Richmond are encouraged to use the city's R-Transit Lyft program to reach COVID-19 vaccination sites (except for those that are drive-thru). The on-demand program has been operating around the clock,...

Bay Area residents can now get COVID-19 vaccines at same time as other vaccinations

Children and adults can now get other vaccinations at the same time as they receive COVID-19 vaccines, according to Bay Area health officers, who support recently revised guidance by the the Centers for Disease...
'Telework' offered as new employer option for regional commuter program

Regional commuter program adds ‘telework’ to employer options

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced today a new post-pandemic compliance option for the regional Commuter Benefits Program: Telework. In the wake of state legislation...
Bay Area health officials support state’s face masking guidance

Bay Area health officials support state’s face masking guidance

By Kathy Chouteau The Association of Bay Area Health Officials—which represents 12 Bay Area health officers and their local jurisdictions—issued a statement of support today for the California Department of Public Health’s plan to continue...
Contra Contra County accepting requests for Mobile Vaccination Team home visits

County accepting requests for Mobile Vaccination Team home visits

By Kathy Chouteau Are you or a loved one unable to leave your Contra Costa County home to visit a vaccination site? If so, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) can help; its Health Services Department...
Contra Costa County aims to deliver 1M COVID-19 vaccine doses by July 4

Contra Costa clinics invite kids ages 12-15 to get Pfizer vaccine

Children ages 12 to 15 can now get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine at all Contra Costa County-operated clinics, the County announced today, after the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for...
Appointments no longer needed at Contra Costa COVID vaccination sites

Appointments no longer needed at Contra Costa COVID vaccination sites

By Kathy Chouteau An appointment is no longer necessary to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at county-run vaccination sites, according to Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). Those age 16 or older can also receive a vaccination...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...