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Dr. Anthony Fauci joins CSU Chancellor in forum discussing COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci joined a virtual forum with California State University Chancellor Timothy White Friday to discuss COVID-19 and public health. Fauci said students could be able to return to school in 2021 and the general population could receive the COVID-19 vaccine as early as April 2021. Screenshot taken via CSU livestream.
Estefany Nuñez December 18, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci said students could be able to return to school in 2021 and the general population could receive the COVID-19 vaccine as early as April 2021 in a virtual forum with CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White Friday.

COVID-19 vaccination projected to reach general public by April 2021

COVID-19 vaccination projected to reach general public by April 2021
Khalil Bourgoub December 18, 2020
COVID-19 vaccines are projected to reach the general public by April 2021 according to Sacramento County Public Health Officer Dr. Olivia Kasirye

Sac State COVID-19 protocol, unmasked

The Sac State IIPP COVID-19 Safety Plan protocols for students and faculty on campus are assembled to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 infection, but cannot guarantee that the spread of the infection will not occur. Graphic made in Canva by Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez.
Jenna Cooper and Emmely Ramirez December 17, 2020
As COVID-19 cases rise in Sacramento, what is Sac State doing to keep students on campus safe? Students living on campus share how they feel about Sac State’s COVID-19 protocols.

OPINION: Don’t let misinformation cloud your judgement about whether to get the COVID-19 vaccine

Graphic made using Canva. Jordan Parker
Jordan Parker December 10, 2020
Opinion writer Jordan Parker explains why it’s important to look at science and not misinformation when deciding whether or not to get the COVID-19 vaccine when available.

Stay-at-home order for Sacramento region to go into effect end of day Thursday

California State Capitol steps empty, except for a few graduates taking photos, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders Friday, May 15, 2020. A new regional stay-at-home order will go into effect in the Sacramento region by Friday.
Jordan Parker December 9, 2020
A new regional stay-at-home order will go into effect in the Sacramento region by Friday after the region fell below 15% ICU capacity.

Prepare for a 6-week stay-at-home order, Sacramento County Health officials say

A sign shown prompting San Francisco citizens to abide stay-at-home orders Friday, March 27, 2020. Sacramento County Director of Health Services Dr. Peter Beilenson and Public Health Director Dr. Olivia Kasirye discussed stay-at-home order and COVID-19 vaccine availability Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 over Zoom.
Jordan Parker December 4, 2020
Sacramento County Director of Health Services Dr. Peter Beilenson said everyone should prepare for the stay-at-home order to last for about six weeks at a public health and COVID-19 forum Thursday.

FAQ: What does a stay at home order mean for Sacramento County?

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bills and then speaks to the assorted body of students and community about the Affordability Budget in the quad at City College on Monday, July 1, 2019. Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bills SB 76 Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review - Education finance, SB 77 Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review - Higher education trailer bill, and SB 93 Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review Budget Act of 2018: augmentation. (Sara Nevis for Sacramento City College’s The Express)
Estefany Nuñez December 4, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced a regional stay at home order for five regions in California to help reduce ICU capacity in hospitals. How will Sacamento be affected? Read The State Hornet’s FAQ here:

Sac State Faculty Senate votes in favor of keeping spring break

Sacramento State University's faculty senate voted in favor of keeping spring break next semester during its meeting Thursday. Provost Steve Perez (left) will take the senators feedback, such as Rebecca Cameron's (right) concern with student and faculty mental health, into account when deciding what to do with spring break next semester.
Gerardo Zavala December 3, 2020
Sacramento State’s Faculty Senate voted in favor of keeping spring break next semester amid concerns of COVID-19 and students coming to campus after traveling.

2 campus dining food service employees test positive for COVID-19

Jordan Parker and Mercy Sosa November 21, 2020
Two positive COVID-19 cases have been identified within Sacramento State’s Campus Dining, according to an email sent to students living in the residence halls from interim Executive Director for University Housing Services Samuel Jones Saturday.

Sac State announces plans to reduce amount of people on campus beginning Monday

Sacramento State's campus and quad is vacant Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Sac State President Robert Nelsen announced plans to reduce the number of students and employees on campus Friday.
Jordan Parker November 20, 2020
Sac State will begin efforts to depopulate the campus beginning on Monday, Nov. 23. Read what that means for the campus here.
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