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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 Latinx youth holds up a screen to take a selfie with a group of people behind him smiling and posing.

“Homeroom” Documentary Highlights Youth Activism in Oakland and Gives a Sense of Hope

"Homeroom" documentary by Peter Nicks is the most hopeful in the trilogy of films focusing on Oakland's public institutions.
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]