Alameda County will have a mask mandate starting tomorrow (Tuesday, August 3, 2021). What this means is, regardless of if you’re vaccinated, you must wear a mask indoors at all public spaces. This mask mandate[Read more]
CA State Governor Gavin Newsom announced today that the state’s healthcare and state workers will need proof of COVID vaccination or weekly COVID tests. Those who are unvaccinated will also be required to wear masks[Read more]
The sun was shining, but a mild breeze kept temperatures tolerable inside the fenced off lot along East 14th street between Derby and 31st avenues. It wasn’t even mid-day yet, but the July 2021 Indigenous[Read more]
Editor’s Note: Oakland Voices alumnus and correspondent Howard Dyckoff is in the vulnerable age category for COVID-19. He worked inside an office during the pandemic and was able to stay COVID-free. Now that California is[Read more]
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According to data from Alameda County, 45.7 percent of people in Oakland who are 16 and up are fully vaccinated against COVID, and 69.3 percent who have received at least one dose. The FDA may[Read more]
Plant therapy is a powerful way to strengthen mental health, boost immunity, anxiety and depression. This kind of therapy has especially bloomed during the midst of the pandemic. With this past year’s rise in gardening-focused[Read more]
Alameda County Moves to Less Restrictive Orange Tier Today
Plus, more news you can use about the COVID vaccine Alameda County opened its first community-based COVID-19 vaccination site at Fremont High School in East Oakland on February 4, while the state is partnering with[Read more]
Oakland (and Alameda County) has moved into red tier, effective tomorrow.