Critics say the plan should have been released months ago and does not go far enough to help areas lagging behind in vaccination rates.
A KHN investigation has found at least 26 states pushed through laws that permanently weaken government authority to protect public health.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 23 other states in their support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the ban.
The maintenance worker says he was physically assaulted and bullied after he came out to a co-worker.
Primary and urgent care providers face high patient demand — and are increasing services — as hospitals remain crammed with COVID-19 and other patients.
Shortages, little competition and sticky high prices mean routine rapid testing remains out of reach for most Americans, even if prices drop 35%.
While mask use should help stifle the spread, experts say with schools resuming in-person learning, the flu may be more prevalent this year.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 rules have been a lightning rod in California’s recall election.
But there’s a lot more at stake for Californians’ health care than mask and vaccine mandates.
The state did away with its former crisis standards of care, calling them discriminatory. Some health care officials say what replaced the standards isn't enough.