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]
Ed, sole caregiver for his wife, both contract COVID-19 despite precautions.
Residents in "high risk" neighborhoods including East Oakland, West Oakland, and Fruitvale/San Antonio are eligible for the $1,250 stipend.
I learned there’s now a term to describe people like me who are undisciplined mask wearers — maskholes. You know the type: we slop them on like an old sock.