Contra Costa County

A masked pedestrian pauses near the Amazon headquarters on March 10, 2020 in downtown Seattle, Washington.
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Holly Quan
July 28, 2020 - 11:05 am
It turns out that mask-wearing simultaneously serves as self care and altruism. While health officials have been urging us to wear masks to protect those around us, research out of the University of California, San Francisco suggests masks insulate the wearer more than previously thought.
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KCBS Radio Weekend News
July 12, 2020 - 11:37 am
Several Bay Area counties are rolling back on reopening efforts due to the recent surge of positive coronavirus cases throughout the state, with most of those counties added to its watch list . Some of those counties include Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, Sacramento, Solano and Alameda.
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Doug Sovern
July 01, 2020 - 12:33 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered all 19 counties that have been on the state’s COVID-19 watchlist for at least three days (including Santa Clara, Contra Costa and Solano counties in the Bay Area) to shut down all indoor activities for at least three weeks.
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A pedestrian walks by a retail store that has reopened on June 16, 2020 in San Francisco, California.
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Melissa Culross
June 21, 2020 - 3:17 pm
Contra Costa County reported 92 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, its highest number in a single day.
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Guests eat crayfish at restaurant on April 10,2020 in Qianjiang, Hubei Hubei Province, China.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 17, 2020 - 5:09 pm
Dine-in restaurants, salons and barber shops, bars, gyms, hotels and more can reopen under a new San Mateo County public health order released Wednesday. The order is effective immediately.
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Hair salons, barber shops cleared to reopen in parts of CA
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Holly Quan
June 17, 2020 - 10:59 am
More Bay Area businesses are reopening even as the number of virus cases creeps up.
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Contra Costa Superior Courthouse, where jury trials resume after a 60 day freeze due to the coronavirus pandemic
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Matt Bigler
May 26, 2020 - 12:21 pm
You may not be able to go into the office right now, but if you got a jury summons in Contra Costa County you will need to report to the court. The county is the first in the Bay Area to reopen for jury trials.
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California voters take to the polls
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Bob Butler
April 13, 2020 - 10:21 am
Contra Costa County officials are preparing to formally ask Governor Gavin Newsom to move the November election to vote-by-mail only because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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A medical worker learns how to wear masks during a medical training session at People's Hospital of Chengmai County, south China's Hainan province, Feb. 11, 2020.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
April 03, 2020 - 3:10 pm
A skilled nursing facility in Contra Costa County is the site of a novel coronavirus outbreak that has infected 27 people.
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Kaiser Permanente Opens Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Station In San Francisco
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All News KCBS Radio
March 24, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Bay Area county health officials have launched an initiative to include both positive and negative coronavirus test results to better understand the pandemic's spread and curve.
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