Tag Archives: health

Iris Crawford on the left in the Zoom screen with Dr. Gerard Jenkins on the right also on Zoom.

Questions About the Delta Variant? Dr. Jenkins of Native American Health Center Answers Them

A year ago, we spoke with Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Director of the Native American Health Center in Oakland and San Francisco as part of our public discussion forum, Oakland Voices Tonight. Last week,[Read more]
A 74 year-old man wearing a baseball cap and baby blue surgical mask stands in front of sign that says Census 2020 and :"six feet apart"

Unmasking

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]
a poster of MF Doom in a mask with the words doomsday vibes.

Bay Area’s hip-hop insiders say loss of artists are not isolated issues, long-term health needs to be addressed

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]