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Researchers predict when California will see peak of COVID-19 cases

Researchers have created a curve model that predicts how COVID-19 is impacting the United States.Experts from the University of Washington used data from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation to forecast coronavirus’ impact on each state, and the country as a whole. The data can be used to predict when the peak amount of […]

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Sacramento County plans to extend COVID-19 stay-at-home order

The Sacramento County Public Health Department plans to extend the stay-at-home order to the end of April. Director Dr. Peter Beilenson said depending on how the county progresses, it may be extended to May 31.Health officials project the number of cases will peak in the next two to three weeks. There are currently three ways […]

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Coronavirus California Update: Newsom calls for all healthcare workers to help during COVID-19 pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) — Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday a major initiative to surge the state’s health care workforce amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. He said hospitalizations for COVID-19 have doubled in California in the last four days, and ICU admissions tripled. LIVE UPDATES: Get the latest on the novel coronavirus pandemic in the Bay […]

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Newsom Launches Bid to Recruit Medical Workers for California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – Staffing for a predicted patient surge, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday eased regulations to enable hospitals to quickly hire thousands of both licensed and to-be licensed nurses and doctors. Semi trucks drive by a freeway sign along Interstate 5 that urges people to stay at home due to the COVID-19 […]

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Q&A: Teacher, author Larry Ferlazzo on California school closures, remote learning

Teacher Larry Ferlazzo often gives advice and guidance to his fellow educators, helping them navigate the best ways to teach English learners, or how to use the latest technology, or how to motivate students and/or parents. Like most teachers, the Sacramento high school educator now finds himself in uncharted waters, working to find the best […]

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COVID-19 hospitalizations double in four days in California – governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 30 (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state had doubled over the past four days, and the number of ICU patients tripled during that time. He did not immediately give figures for those totals. (Reporting by Sharon Bernstein; Editing by Sandra […]

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California recruiting retired medical workers, students to deal with coronavirus

SACRAMENTO — California will try to recruit thousands of retired medical workers and students to meet an anticipated surge of patients during the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the launch of a “health care corps” Monday to staff up sites being opened across the state to treat people infected by the virus. As part […]

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Top Sacramento news: Drive-in theater reopens with strict rules; 3D masks made for health workers

Missed the most recent top news in Sacramento? Read on for everything you need to know. Read the full story on ABC10. Makeshift operation cranking out free medical shields for health care workers Alan Puccinelli has pulled together a makeshift operation to create thousands of face shields for Sacramento hospitals. Volunteers are using 3D printers to […]

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Sacramento Kings launch ‘In this Together’ campaign to support community

Programming note: Watch the re-air of the Kings’ victory over the Houston Rockets from Dec. 9, 2019 today at 3 p.m. PT on NBC Sports California. The NBA has closed its doors indefinitely, but we have been able to dig into the archives and come away with some of the best games from the last few […]

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Sacramento Kings Launch ‘In This Together’

To help support our community and fans during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Sacramento Kings today introduced “In This Together,” a new effort to engage and connect through online activations, health awareness, physical and educational activities, business support and more. This initiative is designed to align with the NBA’s league-wide campaign – to help the […]

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