Over the weekend, the most recent surge in COVID-19 cases once again led to playgrounds being closed in many communities across California and in five Bay Area counties.
But some parents felt like this part of the new stay-at-home order goes too far — especially because some indoor shopping stayed open. Many also worried that losing access to a safe and free outdoor space could harm both kids and families.
Guest: Matthias Gafni, reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle
Check out Matthias' story here.
UPDATE: On Wednesday morning, the California Department of Public Health changed its stay-at-home guidance to let counties keep outdoor playgrounds open.
Read the transcript here.