Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Last Reviewed: 6/17/2021, 2:49 p.m. PT
- California drops workplace mask rule for vaccinated workers.
- Bay Area counties have reopened following the state's lead on June 15 and lifting most COVID-related restrictions.
- Fully-vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear a mask or practice social distancing in most cases, according to new guidance from the CDC. California officially align with the guidance on June 15.
Business and facilities:
- The Levi's Stadium mass vaccination site is set to shutter its operations on June 24.
- FDA has authorized emergency approval for the Pfizer vaccine to be given to 12- to 15-year-olds.
- Moderna has asked the FDA to clear its COVID vaccine for 12- to 17-year-olds.
- Health officers from 10 Bay Area counties and one city called for California schools to open for full-time, in-person learning in fall 2021.
- Two of the nation’s largest university systems say they intend to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff on University of California and California State University campuses this fall. Stanford University also announced a mandate requiring all of its students to be vaccinated when classes start in the fall.
- Danville is moving its annual Fourth of July Parade to Labor Day.
- San Francisco's Chinatown walking tour is making a comeback a year after being paused due to the coronavirus pandemic.
How to get help:
- Are you looking for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? Here are some tips, tricks and tools that could help you land one.
- How important is your COVID-19 vaccination card? How far should you go to keep it safe? What happens if you lose it? Here are some answers to common vaccine card questions.
- Comprehensive list of local financial resources for surviving the coronavirus economy can be found here.
- Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District will reduce physical distancing aboard its buses from 6 feet to 3 feet.
- All San Francisco Muni subway stations are scheduled to reopen Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced drastic cutbacks in service more than a year ago, according to city officials.