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New COVID-19 cases slowing in Oakland; reopening limited activities possible

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]
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Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Officer of Native American Health Center, talks COVID-19, health inequities in Oakland

"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."
A screen shot of a dozen diverse educators speaking during a Zoom for the Oakland Education Association.

Oakland Unified and Teachers’ Union Come to Agreement on Distance Learning

"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]