Tag Archives: Native American Health Center

a collage of colorful vendors at the Indigenous Red Market, and some performers as well.

Community is Key to Indigenous Red Market in Fruitvale

The sun was shining, but a mild breeze kept temperatures tolerable inside the fenced off lot along East 14th street between Derby and 31st avenues.  It wasn’t even mid-day yet, but the July 2021 Indigenous[Read more]
Orange cones line the way in a parking lot at the Oakland Coliseum, where military dressed people point the way. A big blue tent that says "Governor's Office of Emergency Services" is set up.

COVID Vaccine Codes Intended for Low-Income Residents and Community Groups Being Misused

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]
An African American man wearing a turquoise shirt speaks on a Zoom presentation.

Dr. Gerard Jenkins, Chief Medical Officer of Native American Health Center, talks COVID-19, health inequities in Oakland

"One of the things I’ve tried to emphasize to my friends and others is by getting tested and knowing, you’re doing yourself a favor and helping reduce that risk for others."