Coronavirus updates: UCs to require flu vaccines to avoid health care system surge – SF Gate

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Coronavirus updates: UCs to require influenza vaccines to prevent health care system surge

Aug. 10, 10:45 a.m. UC schools will require all administrators and trainees to get flu shots by November 1, following an executive order from UC President Janet Napolitano on Friday.

According to a COVID-19 tracker by the CDCR, San Quentin presently has 134 active coronavirus cases, with 60 of those emerging in the last 2 weeks. To date, more than 2,000 cases at the jail have actually been solved. San Quentin also, however, has actually counted the most deaths as an outcome of the infection, accounting for nearly half of all inmate deaths in the state of California.

LATEST Aug 10, 11:40 a.m. A San Quentin State Prison death row prisoner, Pedro Arias, died on Sunday of thought COVID-19 complications, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

Arias was 58 and had been on death row considering that 1990. A coroner will figure out the specific cause of death in the coming days, the CDCR reported.

Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m. Dr. Sonia Angell, the states director of the California Department of Public Health, suddenly resigned Sunday, informing state personnel by means of e-mail.

Aug. 10, 10 a.m. Dollar Tree Inc., which owns the Dollar Tree and Family Dollar deal retail chains, will now require all customers and associates to wear masks at its 15,000 locations across the country.

The rule marks the companys reversing course from a current decision. Formerly, consumers were just needed to wear masks where counties needed such precautions in indoor retail services.

A post on the official company site keeps in mind the new policy, reading, “To finest assistance protect one another, and in accordance with standards from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we are requiring all Associates, consumers and vendors to wear face coverings when inside our stores.”

” To support the health and well being of UC students, faculty and personnel and our communities, the University of California, in consultation with UC Health management, has released a system-wide executive order,” Napolitano composed in a declaration. The requirement uses despite the fact that trainees and professors are mostly engaged in remote learning this fall.

The order intends to reduce the problem of a flu-related surge on UC medical centers while the coronavirus pandemic is continuous and is also impacting emergency room care. The UC system will allow individuals to seek exemption for medical or religious factors.

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Dr. Angells departure follows extensive data mistakes– one associated to a computer system server interruption, and one to the expiration of an electronic certificate for inbound data from Quest Laboratories– causing the misreporting of coronavirus cases in counties across the state. Authorities would not state, however, if her resignation was related to the errors.

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” Since January, when we got word of repatriation flights getting here from Wuhan, China, our department has actually been front and center in what has actually ended up being an all-of-government reaction of unprecedented percentages to COVID-19,” she wrote. “In the last calculation, all of our work, in aggregate, makes the difference.”

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