Here’s what you should know about the COVID surge in Oakland, Berkeley

Here’s what you should know about the COVID surge in Oakland, Berkeley

The COVID surge in Alameda County that began in May has continued into late July, driven by a highly transmissible sub-variant called BA.5. Compared to the omicron-fueled surge earlier this year, which caused case rates to peak quickly and fall sharply, the BA.5 surge has produced consistently high case rates over a longer period of time.

She works with vulnerable young people in Oakland. With Roe gone, her work has new urgency

She works with vulnerable young people in Oakland. With Roe gone, her work has new urgency

At-risk youth have been left out of the conversation surrounding access to abortions, Dr. Aisha Mays of the Dream Youth Clinic says. Last Friday, when the U.S. Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade, Dr. Aisha Mays felt “caught off guard.” Dr. Mays previously worked as the medical director at Alameda County’s Juvenile Hall and at…

Dr Noha Aboelata & Health Inspector Dr. Nicholas  Moss 

Please join USOAC for an opportunity to hear updates and voice your concerns on the Covid 19 Pandemic and its impact on Older Adults. (United Seniors of Alameda County)   Topic: Covid – 19 Relief and Recovery Listening Session for Aging Adults When:  December 10, 2021 10:00 am – 12 Noon Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88098801089?pwd=cDQrQXJ5SG9tK2JGYTh0dHZPd0F yQT09…

5 Ways to Show Up for Racial Justice Today

The scope of systemic racism in this country is overwhelming and infuriating. Race affects everything — how seriously your doctor evaluates your symptoms, your quality of education, your job and housing prospects. And, of course, your likelihood of being harassed, arrested or killed by police, who, in the vast majority of cases, walk away with…