Tag Archives: Native American Health Center

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

Community is Key to Indigenous Red Market in Fruitvale

The Indigenous Red Market, co-sponsored by NAHC and the Intertribal Friendship House, is free to the public. Indigenous Red Market in Oakland, CA, was started by the Native American Health Center and Intertribal Friendship House.
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."