Editor’s Note: Oakland Voices alumnus and correspondent Howard Dyckoff is in the vulnerable age category for COVID-19. He worked inside an office during the pandemic and was able to stay COVID-free. Now that California is[Read more]
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]
Starting this week, some Oakland seniors 65 and older — alongside food and agriculture essential workers, emergency workers, and education and childcare workers — will receive their vaccines near the Fruitvale district. And starting next[Read more]
What you need to know about COVID in Oakland right now.
Oakland Voices alumna Tonya Shipp shares her experience of what life has been like since the pandemic.
A program for African American men with prostate cancer pivoted to organizing COVID testing for African Americans in East Oakland this fall.
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.
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.
Since the start of the pandemic, the Bay Area has banded together in a multitude of ways to support the most critical needs of our community. Cheetah, the first restaurant supply app, is launching a[Read more]