In an effort to keep our community informed about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The Observer has launched a daily update and information guide to help our audience see the impact the coronavirus is having on Sacramento County. Please note that graphs, maps and stories are updated on a daily basis..

COVID-19 Related Stories

Under-Connected: The Enduring Problem of California’s Digital Divide

Edward Henderson | California Black Media (CBM) – Almost 94 % of Californians have some form of internet connection at home – including through their mobile phones. But Blacks and Latinos, especially low income and less educated families, have less access and often have to share one device with multiple users, according to a fact…

Don’t Take COVID-19 for Granted – Like Me

By Reginald J. Cline | St. Louis American | Word In Black This post was originally published on St. Louis American (WIB) – I believed, like many people, that the pandemic was over, and I let my guard down. I had been vaccinated and received one booster shot. After flying to the Washington, D.C., area on three occasions,…

Cautious Parents Weigh Decision to Give Children Under Five COVID Vaccine

Edward Henderson | California Black Media (CBM) – Antonio and Tenaja Kizzie, a San Diego area couple, are parents of a three-year-old daughter. Although both parents are vaccinated and boosted, the Kizzies have reservations about giving their toddler the COVID-19 vaccine the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended last week for children younger…

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