Summer Fund Drive Special: Covid-19 and The Delta Variant

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    We spoke with Dr. Noha Aboelata about Covid-19 virus, the effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant and the role of capitalism in a global pandemic. Noha Aboelata, MD, is founder and CEO both of Roots Community Health Center (Roots), a 501(c)3 community health center licensed by the state of California Department of Health Services sec. …

admin@rootsclinic.orgSummer Fund Drive Special: Covid-19 and The Delta Variant

As They Take On Food Insecurity, Community-Based Health Care Organizations Have Found Four Strategies That Work

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 35 million Americans faced food insecurity. Now, more than 50 million are food insecure, with children and families accounting for a substantial part of the increase. Food insecurity disproportionately impacts racial minorities and low-income populations, and it is especially problematic for those with chronic conditions. For people with diabetes, food insecurity is associated with …

admin@rootsclinic.orgAs They Take On Food Insecurity, Community-Based Health Care Organizations Have Found Four Strategies That Work

Advocates to Gov. Newsom: Racial Disparities Are a Public Health Crisis

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by CBM NewswireJune 7, 2021 Bo Tefu | California Black Media (CBM) – Some health advocates are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to treat health inequity in California as a public health crisis – one that is complicated by racism. Their appeal to the governor comes as California state officials propose a $115 million investment in the state’s budget for …

admin@rootsclinic.orgAdvocates to Gov. Newsom: Racial Disparities Are a Public Health Crisis

Townhall: Community Update, COVID 19 Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 vaccine 4/29 at 6pm.

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Alameda County will host a Community Update with Dr. Noha as a panelist.   Questions about the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, Listen and Learn more this Thursday 4/29 at 6pm.   *Spanish and ASL interpretation will be available.   Join here: zoom.us/j/99680214103

admin@rootsclinic.orgTownhall: Community Update, COVID 19 Johnson & Johnson COVID 19 vaccine 4/29 at 6pm.

Health, Wealth and Self with Nikki Thomas Presented by AARP California

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By Shea McCaslin , April 12, 2021 01:48 PM AARP California presents Health, Wealth and Self with Nikki Thomas! Join us on the third Thursday of April, May and June @ Noon PT on 102.9 KBLX or AARP California’s Facebook pages as we host conversations around health, wealth and self with issue experts. Health – April 20 @ Noon PT …

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How Much Would It Cost To End Homelessness In America?

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Learn more about the cost to end homelessness in America, and get statistics about the problems unhoused populations face.   According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, it would cost $20 billion to end homelessness in the United States. That is a big number, yes, but let’s put it into perspective: Americans spend $19 billion a year on …

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Tele-town Hall: COVID-19 and the Bay Area Black Community

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Dr.  Aboelata is a panelist:  AARP of California Tele-Town hall. COVID 19 and the Bay Area Black Community.  Join AARP California and health experts for an-in depth conversation addressing COVID -19 inequities in the Bay Area. March 18th at 2pm. You can hear it here!: AARP California – (vekeo.com)Te

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Dr. Aisha Mays unveils Dream Youth Clinic’s new Community Garden—where opportunity grows for vulnerable Oakland teens.

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Written by Melissa Hart Dr. Aisha Mays of Oakland grew up knowing she wanted to be a doctor, but she never imagined she’d invite a pregnant 16-year-old to live with her during medical school. She’d been volunteering as a mentor for high school students of color, and the program paired her with a teen who became pregnant three months into …

admin@rootsclinic.orgDr. Aisha Mays unveils Dream Youth Clinic’s new Community Garden—where opportunity grows for vulnerable Oakland teens.

COVID-19 grants support homeless health

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Kaiser Permanente donates $2 million to 14 Northern California organizations for COVID-19 testing and medical care. Pictured, Maggie McNair, RN, left, administers a COVID-19 test to Gustavo Medina as part of Roots Community Health Center’s street outreach program for the homeless. Douglas Oakley January 18, 2021 For a long time last year, homeless clients of Roots Community Health Center in …

admin@rootsclinic.orgCOVID-19 grants support homeless health

Combatting the COVID surge in East Oakland with Dr Noha, Roots Community Health Center

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Dr. Noha Aboelata joined 94.1’s KPFA’s FRONTLINE to address the realities of COVID-19. She spoke to the timeline of the disease, the Roots Community Health Center response, and the realities faced by our communities in East Oakland. She also answered callers’ questions regarding the disease. Missed out? Listen here: http://u.pc.cd/sCU

admin@rootsclinic.orgCombatting the COVID surge in East Oakland with Dr Noha, Roots Community Health Center