Alameda County will have a mask mandate starting tomorrow (Tuesday, August 3, 2021). What this means is, regardless of if you’re vaccinated, you must wear a mask indoors at all public spaces. This mask mandate[Read more]
CA State Governor Gavin Newsom announced today that the state’s healthcare and state workers will need proof of COVID vaccination or weekly COVID tests. Those who are unvaccinated will also be required to wear masks[Read more]
Dear Oakland Voices community, It has been quite a year during the pandemic, and Oakland Voices staff members are taking a short break to recuperate and spend more time with our families. We will be[Read more]
Editor’s Note: Oakland Voices alumnus and Editor-in-Chief of The Peralta Citizen, Ryan Barba was an essential worker during the pandemic, requiring him to wear a mask many hours out of the day. Now that California[Read more]
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According to data from Alameda County, 45.7 percent of people in Oakland who are 16 and up are fully vaccinated against COVID, and 69.3 percent who have received at least one dose. The FDA may[Read more]
Everyone 16 and Older Eligible for COVID Vaccine Everyone who is 16 years and older is now eligible to receive a COVID vaccine in Alameda County. Modern and Johnson & Johnson vaccines (which are currently[Read more]
Alameda County Moves to Less Restrictive Orange Tier Today
Oakland School for the Arts Digital Media student William Truong shares photo essay on Melrose Branch of Oakland Public Libraries.
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]