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 74 year-old man wearing a baseball cap and baby blue surgical mask stands in front of sign that says Census 2020 and :"six feet apart"

Unmasking

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]
the back of a trailer is filled with beautiful plants and a green grassy rooftop

Planterday Focuses on Bringing Mental Health Awareness, One Mobile Plant Sale at a Time

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]