Health

: San Francisco Mayor London Breed speaks during a news conference at the future site of a Transitional Age Youth Navigation Center on January 15, 2020.
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Megan Goldsby
February 25, 2020 - 5:37 pm
San Francisco Mayor London Breed declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak Tuesday although there have not been any cases of the deadly virus discovered in the city.
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Authorities suddenly shut McClymonds High School in Oakland on Feb. 20, 2020 after the discovery of a toxic chemical in groundwater.
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Jeffrey Schaub
February 24, 2020 - 1:52 pm
McClymonds High School in Oakland will resume classes tomorrow, but at other campuses, after a carcinogen was found in the groundwater. The Oakland Unified School District held a meeting to update parents on the situation, but many are left confused.
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Oakland Athletics Spring Training
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All News KCBS Radio
February 24, 2020 - 12:09 pm
The Oakland A's become the first MLB organization to earn a certified autism center designation, in an effort to be more inclusive to fans.
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A cargo aircraft chartered by the U.S. government arrives from Japan carrying American citizens being evacuated from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, at Travis Air Force Base on February 16, 2020.
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Jeffrey Schaub
February 24, 2020 - 10:02 am
Amid the spread of the coronavirus, officials in Costa Mesa are working to block quarantined Diamond Princess passengers from being transferred to the city from Travis Air Force base.
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A group of officials including member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors Michele Park Steele, from third left, Rep. Harley Rouda, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris and Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley, hold a news conference in Costa Mesa, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to the Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from the outbreak. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)
AP News
February 23, 2020 - 7:09 pm
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from the...
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San Francisco General Hospital said Feb. 20, 2020 that potential patients with coronavirus would be treated in isolation rooms like this one.
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All News KCBS Radio
February 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm
More than a dozen patients sick with COVID-19 have been transferred to Bay Area hospitals from Travis Air Froce Base in Fairfield. KCBS Radio got an exclusive look at the isolation rooms Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital would use to treat patients infected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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A box of the overdose antidote Naloxone Hydrochloride sits on a counter at a Walgreens store on February 2, 2016 in New York City.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 21, 2020 - 9:59 am
As overdose deaths continue to rise in San Francisco, a citywide project is working to tackle the problem by teaching people how to administer a life saving drug.
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A homeless man sits on the sidewalk on May 17, 2019 in San Francisco.
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 6:00 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make it easier for the government to force psychiatric treatment for people with mental illness and expand statewide a still-developing test program that allows officials to more easily take control over those deemed unable to care for themselves...
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A passenger who disembarked from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship peeks out of a bus window Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Hundreds of passengers began leaving the cruise ship Wednesday after the end of a much-criticized, two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of a new virus among passengers and crew. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
AP News
February 19, 2020 - 5:17 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — About 500 passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew. The quarantine's flop was underlined as Japanese authorities announced 79 more...
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Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee
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Margie Shafer
February 19, 2020 - 12:28 pm
California has opened a special enrollment period to encourage residents to get health insurance through Covered California before filing taxes.
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