The OUSD School Board passed a resolution requiring that students ages 12 and up receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, to be fully vaccinated would be two doses of the Pfizer vaccine for that age group.[Read more]
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]
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[Read more]
COVID-19 cases have dropped in Oakland.
Oakland has 25,870 COVID-19 cases. Alameda County has had 82,243 cases and 1,399 deaths. Vaccine updates in Oakland To date, 808,611 vaccine doses have been administered, including 508,109 first doses and 309,878 full vaccinated. In[Read more]
Schools to reopen with 'equity' in mind.
Plus, more news you can use about the COVID vaccine Alameda County opened its first community-based COVID-19 vaccination site at Fremont High School in East Oakland on February 4, while the state is partnering with[Read more]
Who is at risk? Who is being protected?
Information on vaccine roll-out in Oakland and beyond.
COVID-19 cases in Oakland expand.