We asked our Oakland Voices alumni community members and correspondents: How has pandemic life changed your habits and your outlook? How have you navigated public spaces and health risks now that we are in a[Read more]
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]
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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.
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.
Oakland Voices Alumna Kat Ferreira makes her own artistic mask to match a hand-crafted crown during COVID-19.
Latinx people make up 22.4% of Alameda County's population, yet they represent 47% of the cases in Alameda County now.
“People today are acting like this is the end of the world, but when you’re experiencing combat and have been doused in Agent Orange, a shelter-in-place order is a walk in the park."