Covid-19

A Summary of Latest Alameda County COVID-19 Health Orders

Jun 25,2020

Last Friday, June 19, Alameda County’s Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan releaseed an ordr that broadewns the scope of activities that the county will pemit. 

However, the order stresses the  importance of physical distancing and the wearing of face coverings while in public. 

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Masks Now Required in Public in California

Jun 23,2020

Masks required! On June 18, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered Californians to wear face coverings in public — in indoor settings and outside when it isn’t possible to maintain six feet of social distance.

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Here We Stand: Coping

Jun 18,2020

As a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, six counties in the Bay Area implemented Shelter in Place on March 16 with most other counties following suit soon thereafter. With the Shelter in Place came skyrocketing unemployment along with disruption to human connection and routine.

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Stick a Fork in the Road and Turn it

Jun 11,2020

Not to catapult an unsolicited opinion onto an unsuspecting public but, let it suffice to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has situated us at a fork — not a pothole — in the road. As Yogi Berra tried to warn us, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

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City’s Virus Caseload Grows

Jun 02,2020

Alameda County experienced its biggest two-week COVID-19 case increase since the Alameda Sun began tracking confirmed results on April 20. 

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Mayor Pens Latest Message: A crisis within a crisis

Jun 02,2020

We are in the midst of a crisis within a crisis — the COVID-19 pandemic and the moral outrage unleashed by the horrendous, senseless death of George Floyd. Former President Barack Obama eloquently described this moment in time:

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Mayor’s Latest News

May 21,2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s time to end the stigma associated with experiencing and seeking treatment for mental illness. This is especially important now, after nine weeks of sheltering in place.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp David Heath, who has visual impairment, has filled an important role during the pandemic.

Visually Impaired Fight COVID Hands-on

May 21,2020

At 6:30 a.m. each day, a team of blind and visually impaired employees assemble in a production line at LightHouse Industries (LHI): mixing chemicals, filling bottles, packing pallets and loading trucks.

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