Latest California Healthline Stories
SoCalGas To Pay $1.8 Billion Over Gas Leak: It’s been nearly six years since noxious fumes spewed from a failing well in the hills above the San Fernando Valley, sickening thousands with headaches and nosebleeds. On Monday, Southern California Gas Co. and its parent company announced agreements to pay up to $1.8 billion to settle years of legal action. Read more from the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune and LA Daily News.
Monday’s health news summaries wildfire smoke, diabetes, vaccine outreach, hospitalizations, covid outbreaks, mandates, schools and more.
With Booster Shots Approved, California Plans Big Vaccine Push: California unveiled a new Covid-19 Vaccine Action Plan on Thursday — just hours before CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky approved a third Pfizer-BioNTech dose for people 65 and older, residents in long-term care settings and those ages 50 to 64 with underlying medical conditions. Read more from the Los Angeles Times and AP. Continued coverage, below.
Thursday’s California health news summaries cover worker health law, abortion rights, boosters, covid vaccine research, schools and more.
Wednesday’s summaries of California health news looks at covid transmission rates, who is dying, vaccine mandates, drought and heat and more.
Tuesday’s summaries of California health news covers home births, vaccination rates, the housing crisis, travel, covid cases, heat and more.
Monday’s summaries of California health news covers KP labor strike, covid cases, vaccine efficacy, boosters, mandates, West Nile and more.
Friday’s summaries of health news covers Covered California, rent assistance, school safety, boosters, covid cases, mask mandates and more.
Thursday’s summaries of California health news covers covid vaccine proof, firefighter infections, the recall, shots for kids and more.
Newsom Will Remain California Governor: After convincingly beating back a recall effort that came to dominate his third year in office, Gov. Gavin Newsom took an understated victory lap Tuesday night, calling for unity following an election that he said had divided California and challenged its values. Read more from the San Francisco Chronicle. Comprehensive coverage continues, below.