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As California continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, KQED is committed to providing resources and information to help support communities in our region. We will continue to report on issues of health, policy and the economy of the Bay Area and beyond. 

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County-by-County Data: Where are the California hotspots?

Have you lost a loved one to COVID-19? Share their story in our online memorial.

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Third grade students in classroom

What parents, teachers and students should know about the CDC's new COVID guidelines

Your Long Covid Questions, Answered

Student doing math

Report shows how the pandemic affected students' pace of learning

'Still a Public Health Emergency': With BA.5 COVID Variant On Rise, Here's What You Need to Know

a multicolored map indicating COVID rates in all 9 Bay Area counties

With BA.5 on the Rise, Here's Where COVID Rates Stand in Your Bay Area County

KQED's recommendations for what to have in your emergency bag in the case of a natural disaster during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What to Pack in Your Emergency Bag — With COVID-19 in Mind

Two kids struggling through tension

Pandemic effect: More fights and class disruptions, new data show

A Chinese woman (her ethnicity confirmed by the reporter) wearing a black jacket is having her nose swabbed as part of a COVID test by a medical worker to her right, who is wearing bright blue scrubs and a hair protector. A man in a blue shirt and a child in a pink jacket are in the foreground, watching the swab happening.

BA.5 Will Cause 'Even Greater Surge,' Warns UCSF's Wachter of Highly Infectious COVID Subvariant

A protester rallying against the covid vaccine and mask mandates drapes a flag behind her that reads "My Body, My Choice"

'My Body, My Choice': How Vaccine Foes Co-Opted the Abortion-Rights Rallying Cry