Health

Alameda County must publish racial, city-level data for COVID-19 cases and deaths

Alameda County must collect and publish race/ethnicity demographic and city-level COVID-19 data, otherwise, it will be impossible to direct resources to flatten the curve or address inequities in access to testing, future treatment, and ultimately, [...]
A firefighter is holding a glass container of hand sanitizer. In the back is a bright red firetruck that says "Oakland Fire Dept."

West Oakland Distillery Wright & Brown is Keeping It Clean By Producing Hand Sanitizer for First Responders

Wright & Brown Distilling Co. has been in West Oakland for five years, making award-winning bourbon, rye whiskey, rum, and single malt. Each one of their bottles are made onsite, starting with a 250 gallon [...]

McClymonds High parents express concern for students health, education following campus closure

Following the closure of McClymonds High School due to potentially contaminated water, parents are concerned about the health of their children and the closure will have on their students.