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Nonprofit clinics struggling with lost revenue, remote care

Nonprofit clinics struggling with lost revenue, remote care

Coronavirus pandemic makes it harder for vital healthcare providers to raise money, reach patients

Nonprofit clinics struggling with lost revenue, remote care
Courtesy Brousseau, shown here in November 2012, was injured in a shooting after leaving Dolores Park Friday. (Courtesy Michelle Saremi)

Transit advocate dies after being injured in Mission District shooting

Courtney Brousseau described by friends as ‘brilliant,’ ‘determined, eloquent’

Courtesy Brousseau, shown here in November 2012, was injured in a shooting after leaving Dolores Park Friday. (Courtesy Michelle Saremi)
Under a new executive order, couples seeking marriage licenses may get them remotely rather than be required to appear in person at San Francisco City Hall. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Wedding bells to ring in San Francisco via videoconference

New executive order allows for filing marriage licenses remotely

Under a new executive order, couples seeking marriage licenses may get them remotely rather than be required to appear in person at San Francisco City Hall. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)
SEIU Local 1021 member Oumar Fall joins in a caravan protest demanding that city leaders invest in more protective equipment for front line workers. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City workers take to streets to demand more protection

Caravan protest held hour before Mayor London Breed announces major acquisition of equipment to safeguard against COVID-19 transmission

SEIU Local 1021 member Oumar Fall joins in a caravan protest demanding that city leaders invest in more protective equipment for front line workers. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People line up outside the St. Vincent de Paul Society Multi-Service Center, also known as MSC South. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Shelter workers call for increased testing, hazard pay

City currently testing only those showing symptoms of the coronavirus

People line up outside the St. Vincent de Paul Society Multi-Service Center, also known as MSC South. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Man shot while sitting in his car

Man shot while sitting in his car

A 29-year-old man was shot Sunday while sitting in his car in…

Man shot while sitting in his car
Rodney Conway, who lives in a tent in the Mission, has found a silver lining in the compassion from others towards him in his neighborhood. (David Horowitz/Special to S.F. Examiner)

On the streets, the struggle to get by intensifies for San Francisco’s homeless

The shelter-in-place order reduced access to amenities many depend upon.

Rodney Conway, who lives in a tent in the Mission, has found a silver lining in the compassion from others towards him in his neighborhood. (David Horowitz/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Father William Nicholas performs daily mass service on Zoom at St. Mary’s Cathedral. (Courtesy image)

Finding new ways to worship and celebrate

Families and congregations coming together online for Passover and Easter

Father William Nicholas performs daily mass service on Zoom at St. Mary’s Cathedral. (Courtesy image)
Handwashing stations such as this one at Civic Center have been installed in some locations around The City, but supervisors are calling for more due to the lack of public facilities caused by the coronavirus shutdown. (David Mamaril Horowitz/Special to The Examiner)

City shutdown means fewer restrooms available for homeless

Supervisors pushing for expansion of public facilities

Handwashing stations such as this one at Civic Center have been installed in some locations around The City, but supervisors are calling for more due to the lack of public facilities caused by the coronavirus shutdown. (David Mamaril Horowitz/Special to The Examiner)
Teachers and other adults in schools are required to report any potential abuse. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

School closures mean more child abuse is going unreported

Advocates seeing more severe incidents as families struggle with stress of staying home

Teachers and other adults in schools are required to report any potential abuse. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston called for The City to move homeless residents into empty hotel rooms to prevent the spread of coronavirus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor, nonprofit move homeless from shelter into hotel rooms

Pilot program intended to protect vulnerable from COVID-19

District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston called for The City to move homeless residents into empty hotel rooms to prevent the spread of coronavirus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Safeway deal with union grants workers extra pay, protections

Safeway deal with union grants workers extra pay, protections

Stores seeing increased business, hazards due to coronavirus

Safeway deal with union grants workers extra pay, protections
Job loss caused by the coronavirus lockdown can make it harder for some domestic violence victims to leave their abusers. (Courtesy photo)

Lockdown making it harder for domestic violence victims to get help

Shelter-in-place orders leave fewer options for those trying to escape

Job loss caused by the coronavirus lockdown can make it harder for some domestic violence victims to leave their abusers. (Courtesy photo)
Confirmed coronavirus cases increase to 40 in San Francisco

Confirmed coronavirus cases increase to 40 in San Francisco

Three more people had tested positive for the novel coronavirus as of…

Confirmed coronavirus cases increase to 40 in San Francisco
Kaiser Permanente is offering drive-up coronavirus testing for patients that allows them to get swabbed without leaving their vehicles. (Photo by Doug Oakley/Courtesy Kaiser Permanente)

Health officials ramping up testing capacity

Kaiser and UCSF offering drive-up and outpatient testing for patients

Kaiser Permanente is offering drive-up coronavirus testing for patients that allows them to get swabbed without leaving their vehicles. (Photo by Doug Oakley/Courtesy Kaiser Permanente)
Residents who hope to get tested for coronavirus should contact their medical provider or health department. (Courtesy photo)

Worried residents hoping to get tested for coronavirus may have to wait

Limited supply of testing kits means most vulnerable and at-risk prioritized

Residents who hope to get tested for coronavirus should contact their medical provider or health department. (Courtesy photo)
Driver hits two pedestrians crossing street in Mission District

Driver hits two pedestrians crossing street in Mission District

A 50-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night when a driver struck…

Driver hits two pedestrians crossing street in Mission District
Supervisor Aaron Peskin lays down a bouquet in memory of Rui Xai Zhen at a news conference at the intersection of Geary and Taylor streets on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, where Zhen was struck and killed by a city street cleaner in a pickup truck on March 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bouquet marks the spot of traffic death involving city worker

Slow pace of street safey improvements frustrates advocates

Supervisor Aaron Peskin lays down a bouquet in memory of Rui Xai Zhen at a news conference at the intersection of Geary and Taylor streets on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, where Zhen was struck and killed by a city street cleaner in a pickup truck on March 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Driver hits, injures two women in crosswalk

A driver hit and injured two women Tuesday morning in the Tenderloin,…

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SF begins testing locally for coronavirus, expands outreach

SF begins testing locally for coronavirus, expands outreach

San Francisco has expanded its emergency staff and begun testing locally for…

SF begins testing locally for coronavirus, expands outreach