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CVS To Open COVID-19 Testing Site In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CA — CVS Health announced Wednesday that it will open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Fairfield. The new site is among 35 slated to open Friday across California, with the ultimate goal of processing more than 1.5 million tests per month nationwide, subject to availability of supplies and lab capacity, according to CVS… Keep Reading

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Why Masks? To Protect Your Community

As COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions ease and more businesses, bars and restaurants open, health experts and state officials are also seeing more confusion, disdain and even hostility toward wearing masks. California Gov. Gavin Newsom reacted last Thursday (June 18) by issuing an order requiring Californians to wear face coverings in “high-risk” settings that include any indoor… Keep Reading

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UC Davis Researchers Adapt Amyloid Technology to Catch Coronavirus

Two researchers at the University of California, Davis, are adapting their technology for amyloid-based, self-organizing protein scaffolds to combat coronavirus. They hope the technique could be used in diagnostic tests or for virus-neutralizing masks and other protective equipment. Daniel Cox, professor of physics, and Michael Toney, professor of chemistry, are inventors of a patented technique… Keep Reading

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Local Festival Solano Stroll Canceled For 2020

EAST BAY, CA — The largest annual festival in the East Bay, the Solano Stroll, has been canceled for 2020 because of coronavirus, organizers announced. The event is an East Bay tradition started in 1974 and annually attracts an estimated 250,000 to the Solano Avenue business district in Berkeley and Albany. The Solano Avenue Association,… Keep Reading

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Fairfield faith community unites in prayer

With hope in their hearts and signs in their hands, an estimated 50 members of Fairfield’s faith community joined Saturday for a prayer walk slated to shed light on racial inequality and injustice. The marchers, of all ages and ethnicities and faith, set out from Allan Witt Park and strolled the sidewalks straight up West… Keep Reading

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