Nicole Hayden, The Desert Sun

Nicole Hayden

The Desert Sun

Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Past articles by Nicole:

Who is receiving COVID-19 shots in Riverside County? Early data point to women in health care

In Riverside County, the majority of those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine are between the ages of 25 and 64. → Read More

FDA warns COVID-19 test could produce false negatives. It's used at 100+ sites in California

More than 100 California COVID-19 testing sites could be producing false-negative results, according to the FDA. → Read More

Newsom proposes $2B to start reopening California's K-2 classrooms in February

The California governor said his goal is to make in-person learning available for even more students by spring 2021. → Read More

Riverside County will not conduct unsheltered homeless point-in-time count this year

Last year, Riverside County volunteers and staff counted 2,884 homeless individuals → Read More

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California's stay-at-home order likely will be extended. What you need to know

Restaurants would continue to only offer to-go meals, salons must continue to remain closed, and people are urged to not gather for New Year's Eve. → Read More

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California's stay-at-home order likely will be extended. What you need to know

Restaurants would continue to only offer to-go meals, salons must continue to remain closed, and people are urged to not gather for New Year's Eve. → Read More

State issues push alert about stay-at-home order. What you need to know about COVID-19 rules

We know you have questions about the stay-at-home order, and we’re here to help. Here's what we know. → Read More

California unveils voluntary smartphone tool to trace COVID-19 cases

The tool alerts people if they spent time near someone who tests positive for the coronavirus as cases and hospitalizations soar throughout California. → Read More

California governor announces regional stay-at-home order amid possible COVID-19 hospital crisis

The regional order comes after weeks of a rapid climb of new COVID-19 cases across the state. → Read More

Riverside County reports 2,126 new coronavirus cases, 5 additional deaths Monday

Riverside County reported a record number of coronavirus patients being treated in area hospitals. → Read More

Coronavirus vaccine: California to receive over 300,000 doses in mid-December

The question that California officials must answer this week: Who will be the first to receive the vaccine? → Read More

California governor warns of stay-at-home order if statewide COVID-19 trends continue

Gov. Gavin Newsom warned of a stay-at-home order for counties with widespread transmission if they continue to see a surge of new COVID-19 cases. → Read More

California official: Consider 'short-term pain' instead of Thanksgiving gatherings

California's COVID-19 positivity rate has increased 51% over the past two weeks. Holiday gatherings are expected to cause a greater rise in cases. → Read More

San Bernardino County reports 330 new coronavirus cases, 2 new deaths Sunday

San Bernardino County, which is California's fifth-most populous county, is reporting the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the state. → Read More

Timeline: When will California get a COVID-19 vaccine? Who will get it first?

When distribution begins in California, the vaccine will go to first responders and health care workers. The general public likely won't receive doses until spring 2021. → Read More

Gov. Gavin Newsom issues 10 p.m. curfew starting Saturday

Gov. Gavin Newsom instituted a 10 p.m. curfew for one month for counties in the strictest level of California's pandemic restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise. → Read More

Still gathering for Thanksgiving despite restrictions? How to do so safely

No, you shouldn't travel. But here are some tips about what you can do this holiday season. → Read More

California coronavirus mask rules just got more strict. Here's what you need to know

Masks must be worn anytime Californians leave their homes, with a few exceptions. → Read More

Is your county affected by Newsom's COVID-19 emergency shutdowns? Here's where California stands

There are now 41 counties in the most restrictive purple tier as COVID-19 cases surge in the state. → Read More

San Bernardino County reports 251 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths Sunday

San Bernardino County continues to remain in the state's most restrictive purple tier. → Read More