We asked our Oakland Voices alumni community members and correspondents: How has pandemic life changed your habits and your outlook? How have you navigated public spaces and health risks now that we are in a[Read more]
The state and Alameda County are easing up on indoor mask rules. Starting on February 16, 2022, 10 Bay Area counties including Alameda County, plus the City of Berkeley, will allow those who are vaccinated[Read more]
Oakland residents adjusting to pandemic through creativity, community care, and reflection.
Children 5 and up will likely be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting in November
OUSD's School will require students over 12 years old to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
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.