Barbershops and hair salons like Murray’s may be able to open indoors in San Francisco by the end of the month — if cases continue to fall and the city maintains some control over its outbreak. But that will require the Bay Area and the state to apply hard lessons learned from May and June, and implore millions of Californians to comply with public health guidance they’ve struggled with in the past. … [Read more...] about Bay Area counties are poised to reopen again. Have they learned from past mistakes?
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3:27 p.m. Fauci declines to embrace Trump’s ‘rounding the corner’ view: Top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, said Friday, “I’m not sure what he means,” in reference to President Trump’s comment that the country is rounding the corner on the pandemic. Some states are doing well, Fauci said in a CNN interview, but he added, “Our concern right now is that there are a number of states … starting to have an uptick” in cases. He mentioned the Dakotas, Montana, Michigan and Minnesota. He said he’s concerned about the holiday weekend, and repeated that people must wear maks, stay outside, avoid crowds and keep social distance. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Bay Area counties make another attempt at reopening
News can trigger your body’s 911 response, causing your heart to race and mind to go into panic mode. That’s not good for setting the tone of your day - especially with round-the-clock updates coming in via social media - and even worse for sleep. Turn off the TV, shut down your computer, and stow your smartphone away. (You can hang onto your newspaper, but stick with the entertainment section.) … [Read more...] about Bay Area life is incredibly stressful right now: Seven easy strategies to help you cope
9:39 a.m. Trump Jr., says father ‘acted quickly’ on pandemic: At a GOP Convention that gave scant focus to the ongoing perils of the coronavirus pandemic, Donald Trump Jr. portrayed his father as a hero who “quickly took action” as the virus started to spread, although President Trump in fact significantly downplayed the virus and said it was going away. “There’s more work to do, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel,” Trump Jr. said. He attacked Democrats for “trying to sneak a tax break for millionaires and Democrat states into the COVID relief bill.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: August 25-26
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) August 28, 2020 • Each county will fall into one of four colored tiers - purple, red, orange, and yellow - based on the prevalence of COVID-19 and the extent of community spread. Each color, reflecting 21 days of data, will indicate how sectors can operate. … [Read more...] about Here’s what California’s new color-coded reopening rules mean for each Bay Area county