The City of Oakland announced a 7 days a week free COVID vaccine and test clinic at Frank Ogawa Plaza, near City Hall. It is open 9am-5pm daily until November 30, 2021. It is a[Read more]
COVID-19 cases surged in Oakland in December 2020.
Oakland Voices Correspondents chat with several small, BIPOC-owned businesses in Oakland following the vandalism that affected more than 200 businesses.
Alameda County health officials eased restrictions on businesses as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Santa Rita inmates fear exposure to coronavirus.
The City of Oakland has announced new restrictions around city parks. Starting today, Friday, May 15 and through Sunday, May 31, the City is prohibiting vendors (such as food trucks) on the perimeters of city[Read more]
Some Oakland renters are on strike. Roots opens COVID-19 testing site in East Oakland.
COVID-19 appears to be concentrated in some of the Oakland's lower-income communities of color. Many people lack access to testing.
The Oakland Slow Streets project is supposed to provide space for residents to practice social distancing, but some worry it is a tool for displacement.
COVID-19 Updates: Oakland residents must wear face coverings in public; protesters call for release of Santa Rita Jail inmates; Mayor announces task force.
As of today, 220 people in Oakland have tested positive for COVID-19. Check Alameda County’s COVID-19 dashboard here for up-to-date information. Follow all of Oakland Voices coverage on coronavirus in Oakland on our COVID-19 updates[Read more]