The OUSD School Board passed a resolution requiring that students ages 12 and up receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, to be fully vaccinated would be two doses of the Pfizer vaccine for that age group.[Read more]
Pfizer/BioNTech, the maker of one of the COVID-19 vaccines, announced that their trial on children ages 5-11 is safe and that the vaccine generated antibodies to the virus. They are expected to submit to the[Read more]
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A year ago, we spoke with Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Director of the Native American Health Center in Oakland and San Francisco as part of our public discussion forum, Oakland Voices Tonight. Last week,[Read more]
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 Indigenous Red Market, co-sponsored by NAHC and the Intertribal Friendship House, is free to the public. Indigenous Red Market in Oakland, CA, was started by the Native American Health Center and Intertribal Friendship House.
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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