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Providing information to help you navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic, including the region’s daily cases, updates on protective measures and other news. Have a question or feedback about this site? Contact the Local News Matters newsroom here.


Our journalists update details on vital services and resources in the Bay Area every day so you can stay informed about the places where you live and work.

COVID-19 Testing Sites

Use this interactive graphic below to type in your address and find the nearest testing sites. A full list of all testing sites by county can be found by clicking the buttons below.

Bay Area: By The Numbers

What’s New

For more information on the latest developments around the Bay Area related to the novel coronavirus, check out our daily regional status update.

CASE TRACKER: from Big Local News at Stanford

Latest Bay Area News

Local News Matters publishes daily stories about the novel coronavirus pandemic in the Bay Area, including cases, public health measures and other news.

Creating Connection

If you’re looking for community — even while under quarantine and social distancing rules — check out Isolated, a not-for-profit online publication and community. You can take a challenge, submit creative work, or read what others have created in response to everything that has happened in 2020.

Digging Into The Details

Many stories begin with data. Click the button to the right to find a variety of interactive graphics that allow you to see how the coronavirus pandemic is playing out across the country.

COVID-19 Audio Files

Race and Coronavirus

Bay City News Foundation was proud to partner with Pati Navalta and Levi Sumagaysay on this audio series, telling important stories about the effects of COVID-19 on people of color and immigrants via a weekly podcast and newsletter.

Field Stories

Listen to these voices of the community — in Spanish for our bilingual audiences. We are cross-posting stories from Bay Area partners including bilingual station KBBF Radio 89.1 to tell more stories about immigrant experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.