SLIDESHOW: Theodore "Teddy" Jester, 6, looks at his mother while receiving his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from licensed vocational nurse Erica Smith at a clinic at Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton on Nov. 10, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Ava Kopp works on an assignment in her calculus class on the first day of in-person instruction at Mountain View High School on April 19, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: People walk around the farmers market at the Caltrain station in Mountain View on July 18, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Students walk to class during a passing period on the second day of in-person instruction at Los Altos High School on April 20, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Ballerinas rehearse the production "The Rose and the Butterfly: A Love Story" at Bayer Ballet Academy in Mountain View on July 23, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Graduates in the bleachers at the Mountain View High School graduation at PayPal Park in San Jose on June 4, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier
SLIDESHOW: John Verducci receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from Anna Nohr, an El Camino Health licensed vocational nurse, at a vaccination site operated by El Camino Health in Sunnyvale on April 2, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Mountain View High School football players stretch at the end of a conditioning practice on the high school's football field on June 24. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: In a nearly empty sanctuary, Lorena Cuffy films the Rev. Kaloma Smith offer a prayer between singers Larin Smith and Sandra Habtamu during University AME Zion Church's Easter service in Palo Alto on April 12. The service was live streamed at 9:25 a.m. on Easter Sunday and viewed about 900 times. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Santa Rita Elementary School first grade teacher Jennifer Finley reads to her students in an outdoor space designated for her class in Los Altos on Oct. 12. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Ashly Loibman receives a lower nasal swab test from registered nurse Maria Turner at a COVID-19 testing site in the Center for Performing Arts in Mountain View on Sept. 15. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Vote center worker Paige Anderson cleans a chair after a voter has used it at the community center in Mountain View on Nov. 3. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Hand sanitizer sits next to "I Voted Today" stickers in the Mountain View Community Center vote center on Nov. 3. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: People fill out forms in line to get tested for COVID-19 at Rengstorff Park in Mountain View. As of July 20, California has seen an average of nearly 9,000 people per day test positive over the past week. Photo taken May 27 by Magali Gauthier.
SLIDESHOW: Customers dine while pedestrians walk around on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View on July 2. Photo by Magali Gauthier.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFERS OMICRON-TARGETING BOOSTERS: Santa Clara County began administering the new COVID-19 booster vaccines Wednesday, offering protection against two subvariants of the omicron variant as well as the virus' original strain. Read the full story.
COVID CASES REMAIN LOW IN LOCAL SCHOOLS: Following a general trend of decreased COVID-19 infections across San Mateo County in the last few weeks, case counts remain low in local schools but are still present. Read the full story.
YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE QUESTIONS — ANSWERED: We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions and links to resources. Read the full Q&A.
COVID-19 TESTS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT: Santa Clara County is operating appointment-only COVID-19 test sites on a rotating basis. View the full list.
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