Covid 19 San Francisco Bay Area

Covered California Begins New Year With a Record Number of Plan Selections, Serving Those Hardest Hit by the Pandemic, as State Experiences Post-Holiday Surge of New COVID-19 Cases

Nearly 1.6 million Californians have renewed their coverage or enrolled for the first time for 2021 coverage, setting a new enrollment record in the midst of the worst COVID-19 spike since the beginning of the pandemic.The record enrollment total is 200,000 higher than the same time period last year, with significant portions of low-income consumers and communities of color, which …

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Amid Surging COVID-19 Pandemic and Impending Enrollment Deadline, Covered California Urges Consumers to Sign Up for Health Care Coverage

The first major open-enrollment deadline is this week: Consumers who want their coverage to start on Jan. 1 need to sign up by Dec. 30.The deadline comes as COVID-19 infections and deaths continue to rise across California, with hospitals overloaded with patients and limited ICU bed capacity.Having health care coverage, staying COVID-safe and getting vaccinated when you are able to …

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King County and its Sewing Community hosts Window Masks 101 Workshop to create “Smile Masks”

King County’s Community Repair Events Program and its sewing community will be hosting a virtual workshop demonstrating how to make window masks, also known as “smile masks” on December 29, 2020. Free and open to all, the workshop will cover: Different styles and materials for window masks.How to make these at home with your own sewing machine.Tips for individuals and …

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PG&E Reminds Customers of Ongoing Support Available to Help with the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts

Customer Protections, Financial-Assistance Programs and Other Resources Are Ready and Here to Help During These Trying Times SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As COVID-19 cases rise throughout the state, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to offer support in numerous ways for customers navigating the unprecedented pandemic and reminds our customers that we’re here to help. “We immediately took action earlier …

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Cal Hope – Crossings TV Interview with Dr. Hendry Ton on Mental Health during COVID-19 and CalHOPE

UC Davis Psyhciatry Professor and Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Hendry Ton, explains the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health ofminority communities, the CalHope project, mental health resources and various tips. CalHope is a project by California Department of Health Care Services to provide support for communities impacted by national disasters.

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Great Plates like CPR for struggling restaurants

Program has delivered more than 9.1 million hot meals statewide to seniors during pandemicDALY CITY – San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa will hold a press conference, 11 a.m., Friday, September 11 at Maharlika Restaurant, 7367 Mission Road, Daly City to highlight the state’s Great Plates program, which provides food for sheltered seniors and supports restaurants financially impacted by …

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PG&E Has Redesigned Community Resource Centers for Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff Events to Reflect COVID-19 Health Protocols

Outdoor Open-Air Tents and Vans Will Supplement Indoor Facilities to Accommodate Physical Distancing While Providing Water and Device Charging for Customers Insights and Feedback from 300 Meetings with Customers; Local, State, Federal and Tribal Government Officials Help Lead to Improved 2020 Planning SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In preparing for the possible need to turn off power to prevent wildfires during …

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Voting in the Time of COVID-19

It is already an uphill battle to vote for many in America with restrictive ID laws, few polling locations, and little to no paid time off for the working class to name a few reasons. We are now in the era of COVID and adjusting to living in a pandemic. What does COVID mean for the 2020 Elections state and …

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How to Prepare Financially for a Job Loss During a Pandemic

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, many states are reconsidering shutdowns and safer-at-home restrictions. As many small businesses and large companies prepare for that possibility, it’s important for people to be prepared for an unexpected job loss. “Whether it’s an upended economy, a sudden health issue or decisions by management, you can’t always predict what could impact your income,” …

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