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- San Francisco 7-day test positivity rate: 6.4
- San Francisco 7-day rolling average new cases per day: 27
- San Francisco 7-day average case rate per 100,000: 5.1
- San Francisco 14-day hospitalization average: 51.4
THE LATEST IN TECH FOR GOOD
Airbnb awards 100 aspiring designers, architects, DIYers, and makers from more than 20 countries and regions as part of the $10 million OMG! Fund.
Google Health and Northwestern Medicine partnered on a clinical research study to explore whether AI models can reduce the time to diagnosis during breast cancer screening.
Microsoft and Halen launched a joint effort to make health products more accessible for people who are blind or have low vision by using AI technology that narrates product labels.
AT&T and the AT&T Foundation donated $400,000 to support Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Ian.
Spotlight Impact Story
Comcast brought together hundreds of nonprofit and community leaders for its inaugural Project UP Partner Summit. Backed by a $1 billion commitment to reach millions of people, Project UP’s initiative strives to advance digital equity and help build a future of unlimited possibilities. At the summit, Comcast announced that it doubled the upload speed of Internet Essentials Plus, their lower-cost service for eligible families.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- California hosted the first-ever Extreme Heat Symposium, harnessing the collective power of community leaders, state policymakers, and scientists to set the stage for extreme heat action.
- Governor Newsom announced that the COVID-19 State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023, phasing out some of the state’s most effective tools to combat COVID-19.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
Handful Players is a non-profit that provides year-round musical theater and performing arts for children at schools and community centers in San Francisco. Handful Players has helped children and teens discover the joys of self-expression and creativity through theater classes and live performances. The nonprofit provides free, after-school musical theater and performing arts classes, where kids collaborate with professional artists to create original, culturally relevant theater and dance productions. Learn more about their programs and how you can lend a hand here.
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