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CALmatters is a Sacramento-based nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining how California's state Capitol works and why it matters. It works with more than 130 media partners throughout the state that have long, deep relationships with their local audiences, including Embarcadero Media (publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly and The Almanac in Menlo Park and their websites.)

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Amid low COVID vaccine rates, more California children hospitalized in omicron surge

The number of California children diagnosed with COVID-19 during the omicron variant surge has "skyrocketed," challenging earlier notions that the coronavirus largely bypassed children. Child vaccination rates are relatively low, and children who contract COVID-19 could be at increased risk for rare conditions and diabetes.

Mon, Jan 17, 2022 5:30 am
¿Exámenes gratis? A medida que aumenta el COVID, los resultados rápidos cuestan hasta $300

En resumen Aunque las normas estatales y federales exigen que las pruebas de COVID sean gratuitas o estén cubiertas por un seguro médico, las personas a menudo tienen que pagar cientos de dólares por adelantado. Read this article in English.    Cuando Rebecca Santucci de Lakewood se enteró de que su hermana, Stacy, pudo haber estado expuesta […]

Fri, Jan 14, 2022 5:42 am

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