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.

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Alameda County must publish racial, city-level data for COVID-19 cases and deaths

Alameda County must collect and publish race/ethnicity demographic and city-level COVID-19 data, otherwise, it will be impossible to direct resources to flatten the curve or address inequities in access to testing, future treatment, and ultimately,[Read more]
A firefighter is holding a glass container of hand sanitizer. In the back is a bright red firetruck that says "Oakland Fire Dept."

West Oakland Distillery Wright & Brown is Keeping It Clean By Producing Hand Sanitizer for First Responders

Wright & Brown Distilling Co. has been in West Oakland for five years, making award-winning bourbon, rye whiskey, rum, and single malt. Each one of their bottles are made onsite, starting with a 250 gallon[Read more]