Two upcoming pop-up test sites hope to test 1,000 African Americans in Oakland, the population with most devastating COVID effects in Alameda County.
"One of the things I’ve tried to emphasize to my friends and others is by getting tested and knowing, you’re doing yourself a favor and helping reduce that risk for others."
Events may include lectures, film screenings, theatrical productions, and more.
Mask Oakland is donating N95 masks to homeless populations and organizations that work with unhoused populations. Our curbside neighbors are most at risk for smoke inhalation.
Ed, sole caregiver for his wife, both contract COVID-19 despite precautions.
Residents in "high risk" neighborhoods including East Oakland, West Oakland, and Fruitvale/San Antonio are eligible for the $1,250 stipend.
"We will continue to work to improve crisis distance learning and organize to get the funding and resources for a safe school reopening. We have an opportunity to make schools better than they were pre-COVID.”[Read more]
Outdoor activities, services can resume, but cannot require clients to remove face coverings.
The test site will provide language assistance and is by appointment only.
"9.1% of hospital patients in Alameda County were confirmed COVID-19 positive, higher than 6.3% last week."