Health and Wellness

Oakland Voices’ health coverage examines health challenges and solutions in Oakland in order to be a catalyst to eliminate health inequities, change narratives, and transform the Town.

Iris Crawford on the left in the Zoom screen with Dr. Gerard Jenkins on the right also on Zoom.

Questions About the Delta Variant? Dr. Jenkins of Native American Health Center Answers Them

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]
a close up of a syringe going into an arm

State and health care workers will need vaccines or weekly COVID tests as Delta variant spreads

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]
a collage of colorful vendors at the Indigenous Red Market, and some performers as well.

Community is Key to Indigenous Red Market in Fruitvale

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.