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.

A smiling Latinx woman holds up a cookbook.

“Para Chuparse Los Dedos” (“Finger-licking Good”) Central American Recipes and Stories from the East Bay

Cut off from our homelands as refugees not able to return, our food recipes are core to the Central American identity.
An African American man wearing a turquoise shirt speaks on a Zoom presentation.

Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Officer of Native American Health Center, talks COVID-19, health inequities in Oakland

"One of the things I’ve tried to emphasize to my friends and others is by getting tested and knowing, you’re doing yourself a favor and helping reduce that risk for others."
An open small refrigerator door with "Cheetah" in orange logo. The fridge has bread, juice, and eggs.

Local Artists Beautify Community Fridges as COVID-19 Continues

Since the start of the pandemic, the Bay Area has banded together in a multitude of ways to support the most critical needs of our community. Cheetah, the first restaurant supply app, is launching a[Read more]