How COVID-19 is impacting Oakland residents.
Pfizer/BioNTech, the maker of one of the COVID-19 vaccines, announced that their trial on children ages 5-11 is safe and that the vaccine generated antibodies to the virus. They are expected to submit to the […]
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, […]
School starts next week, and the district has shared its plans for both COVID safety and supporting the mental well-being of students. In a recorded webinar, OUSD staff members share the overall plans and what […]
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 […]
Editor’s Note: Oakland Voices alumna Kevonna Taylor shares how she feels about mask guidelines, especially now with variants. Now that California is slowly re-opening, and masks can come off for those who are vaccinated in […]
Under updated guidelines from the state, California school children starting school this fall will need to wear masks when indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Currently, vaccines are available to those 12 and older; many school […]
Editor’s Note: Oakland Voices alumnus and Editor-in-Chief of The Peralta Citizen, Ryan Barba was an essential worker during the pandemic, requiring him to wear a mask many hours out of the day. Now that California […]