Category: COVID-19


CDPH Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Waterparks, Community Sporting Events

This week, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued COVID-19 guidance for waterparks and community sporting events. Below, we highlight the state’s most recent COVID-19 guidance: Waterparks Guidance – On Wednesday, CDPH released COVID-19 guidance for waterparks. The guidance aims to support a safe, clean environment for workers and customers and limits attendance at…

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CDC Issues Updated COVID-19 Outdoor Masking Guidance

This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated COVID-19 guidance, relaxing rules on the use of face coverings in certain settings among certain populations. Under the revised guidance, individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear a face covering outdoors while walking, running, hiking, or biking…

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California, U.S. Send Supplies to India Amid COVID-19 Surge

Amid a significant surge of COVID-19 cases, California and the United States this week sent supplies and materials to India to support the country’s emergency needs and ongoing response to the pandemic. California sent hundreds of oxygen concentrators, cylinders, regulators, and related supplies to India which will be provided directly to health care providers and…

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CDC, FDA Recommend Resuming Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccines

Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted their recommended temporary pause on the administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The move follows today’s vote by the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to recommend the resumption of Johnson and…

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As Country Reaches 200 Million COVID-19 Vaccines, Biden Calls on Employers to Provide Paid Time Off to Get Vaccinated

This week, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. announced the U.S. has reached its updated goal of administering 200 million COVID-19 vaccines within his Administration’s first 100 days. Recall, the goal was doubled after 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered by day 58 of the Biden-Harris Administration. To encourage the continued administration of COVID-19 vaccines,…

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White House Outlines Additional COVID-19 Investments

This week, the Biden-Harris Administration White House announced a number of significant investments in the federal government’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below, we highlight these actions: Fighting COVID-19 Virus Variants: Pointing to the rapid rise of COVID-19 virus variants nationwide, the Biden-Harris Administration announced significant investments to improve the nation’s capacity to detect,…

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