"9.1% of hospital patients in Alameda County were confirmed COVID-19 positive, higher than 6.3% last week."
"Nurses were sometimes assigned five patients at once, including positive and non-positive patients."
“My list of outdoor essential actions narrows down to exercise, shopping, and going to and from work. I wear a mask made out of fabric when exercising; a charcoal filtered mask when shopping; and both[Read more]
Latinx people make up 22.4% of Alameda County's population, yet they represent 47% of the cases in Alameda County now.
UCSF medical professionals have warned that tear gas could exacerbate health problems.
“People today are acting like this is the end of the world, but when you’re experiencing combat and have been doused in Agent Orange, a shelter-in-place order is a walk in the park."
Alameda County now has the highest number of cases in the Bay Area, at 2,560 as of data from May 19, 2020
The City of Oakland has announced new restrictions around city parks. Starting today, Friday, May 15 and through Sunday, May 31, the City is prohibiting vendors (such as food trucks) on the perimeters of city[Read more]
Additional Food Distribution in East Oakland: Salvation Army and 81st Avenue Branch of the OPL Food insecurity is still very prevalent. There are several more places offering food distribution. Salvation Army and Acts Full Gospel[Read more]
Long before hundreds of vehicles roll up on Tuesday morning, a half dozen volunteers are on the job. Along a makeshift assembly line, extended to allow for social distancing, a half dozen volunteers wearing masks[Read more]