: If you believe you have COVID-19 symptoms or think you may have had contact with someone who has COVID-19 — don’t take a chance!
Get tested for free at one of our sites!
You can schedule a free test right now, regardless of insurance or immigration status. Please visit our
website here to register
for a test.
At our Town Hall
we announced a new partnership with
Roots Community Health Center
to open the next testing site in East Oakland, which will also be one of the first walk-up testing sites in the region.
We’ll have an announcement next week with more details, along with more sites coming online soon in our most underserved neighborhoods.
Increased testing and contact tracing will determine when we can return to work and reopen our beloved businesses – so please
share this info
with anyone you know who may need a test.
Lastly, with much gratitude and appreciation, I want to thank all Oaklanders who continue to
, and offer small acts of kindness in their neighborhoods as we move through this crisis together.
If you want to join in our next citywide act of altruism, sign up as a volunteer for what we’re calling the
Great Oakland Check In
. Starting this Saturday, we’re going to
to call vulnerable Oaklanders at their homes to do two things: Check in on their wellness and encourage them to fill out their Census form.
Our goal is to reach 35,000 seniors and vulnerable families across our city. To learn more about the historic effort,
read more here
. And to sign up to make those phone calls,
Along with the daily stressors and moments of grief and anguish, there are also silver linings in this experience, Oakland.
I appreciate each and every one of them, and I appreciate our community’s resilience.