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[Read more]
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]
Schools to reopen with 'equity' in mind.
Oakland (and Alameda County) has moved into red tier, effective tomorrow.
COVID-19 hospitalizations are predicted to decline.
Oakland has surpassed 10,000 COVID-19 cases. According to the Alameda County Public Health Department, Oakland has 10,175 coronavirus cases. The County has 27,485. Statewide there have been 1.2 million cases and over 18,000 deaths. Countywide,[Read more]
Takeout, walking one's dog, going to the grocery store are still allowed after curfew.
New cases of COVID-19 in Alameda County seem to be slowing down after spiking multiple times this summer. As of this weekend, Alameda County has 22,149 COVID-19 cases. Oakland has 8,671 coronavirus cases. In Alameda[Read more]
Coronavirus is "widespread" in Alameda County, limiting business reopenings.
Residents in "high risk" neighborhoods including East Oakland, West Oakland, and Fruitvale/San Antonio are eligible for the $1,250 stipend.