Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura Reach Less-Restrictive Orange Tier

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties Tuesday reached the less-restrictive orange tier in the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. The move will take effect Wednesday. “We continue to make real progress with combating COVID-19 and the impacts on our businesses and communities,” Riverside County Board of Supervisors Chair Karen Spiegel said in […]

Nearly 6K residents wrongly billed for COVID-19 vaccines, tests by Riverside University Health System

Nearly 6,000 patients were wrongly billed for their COVID-19 tests and vaccines after Riverside University Health System experienced a “system error,” officials said. The medical system apologized for the error in a statement issued Thursday afternoon, noting that it “wants to assure community members that all vaccinations and testing appointments are given at no cost to the community.” Though […]

Gov. Gavin Newsom visits San Bernardino coronavirus vaccination site

Gov. Gavin Newsom visited a coronavirus vaccination site in San Bernardino’s Westside — one of the most impoverished parts of the state — on Friday, April 2, to encourage eligible Californians to get vaccinated and highlight efforts to vaccinate people in the state’s most socioeconomically disadvantaged areas. Areas such as the Westside have been among the hardest […]

More Than 4M Vaccine Doses Administered In LA County; San Bernardino Surpasses 4K COVID Deaths

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County Wednesday reported more than 4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered, while San Bernardino reported it had surpassed 4,000 total coronavirus deaths. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 648 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 40 additional fatalities, bringing countywide totals to 1,219,562 cases and 23,143 […]

LA, Orange counties eligible to advance into orange tier, allowing businesses to expand capacity

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Los Angeles and Orange counties are now eligible to advance into the less-restrictive orange tier in the state’s reopening framework, allowing for businesses to expand capacity. According to data from the California Department of Public Health released Tuesday, both counties are eligible to move out of the red tier and into […]