public health

Little light at the end of the tunnel

Editor’s note: New Sacramento supervisors’ chairperson wants to reopen businesses, but COVID-19 numbers say ‘no’ Sue Frost made her top priority crystal clear as she…


A long, dark winter of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Sacramento region stays in lockdown as county officials plan how to slow the spread The Sacramento region’s ICU situation isn’t as dire as…


Dr. Kasirye is the leader we need

Essay: Sacramento County should promote its public health officer to get through COVID-19 pandemic By Phillip Summers Sacramento County is experiencing multiple severe crises. First…


Desperate measures

Editor’s note: Facing an unrelenting COVID-19 surge, Sacramento County supervisors consider fining businesses that endanger public health With no end in sight to the latest…


A discount on arena rent?

Editor’s note: If fans aren’t allowed at Golden 1 Center, will the Sacramento Kings ask City Hall for a lower payment? Like almost every entertainment…



COVID for the holidays

Editor’s note: Yolo County narrowly avoided a stricter lockdown. Now, public health officials there and elsewhere are trying to prevent a spike during the holidays….


Progress lost

Editor’s note: Sacramento County goes backwards on COVID-19 and must limit indoor businesses again Sacramento County took a significant step backwards Nov. 10 in its…


Sac County CEO under siege

Editor’s note: Public health officials join those calling for Nav Gill to be fired Sacramento County’s public health officer and several other health officials are…