ROOTS LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE MENTAL WELLNESS

ROOTS LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE MENTAL WELLNESS

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA  – In an effort to elevate mental wellness within the African American community, Roots Community Health Centers has launched a media campaign to destigmatize behavioral health in Santa Clara and Alameda counties. African Americans with serious mental illness cited stigma (39.6 percent) just behind cost (40.8 percent) as the main reason for not…

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…

Both Sides of the Conversation: Educational Thursday

Both Sides of the Conversation: Educational Thursday

Dr. Noha is appearing on the virtual program Both Sides of the Conversation: Educational Thursday.  Educational Thursday is a segment that provides a digital presentation with the intent to educate our community and provide important information that is essential for the betterment of Black and Brown people. Educational Thursday 12/16 at 6pm. Join live on You Tube Both Sides of The…