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]
Members of the hip-hop community are recognizing that a conversation about health and wellness for artists has become increasingly more important. As millions of people commiserate and share their remembrances online for their favorite artists,[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]
Plant therapy is a powerful way to strengthen mental health, boost immunity, anxiety and depression. This kind of therapy has especially bloomed during the midst of the pandemic. With this past year’s rise in gardening-focused[Read more]
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]
One of the ways in which the state has tried to ensure the vaccines are reaching the most vulnerable — those who live in low-income neighborhoods or zip codes disproportionately impacted by high rates of[Read more]
Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare and frontline workers in Oakland have begun receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
A program for African American men with prostate cancer pivoted to organizing COVID testing for African Americans in East Oakland this fall.
We caught up with essential worker, EMT Allen Hernandez from West Oakland.