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Councilmember Kalb's COVID-19 Resources

Here is a summary of resources and information on the COVID-19 health emergency in Oakland, compiled by Councilmember Kalb and his staff.

Date Posted: March 23rd, 2020 @ 1:06 PM
Last Updated: May 26th, 2020 @ 12:44 PM

CM Kalb's COVID-19 Email Information Updates

Issue date Topics Include

May 22, 2020

County eases restrictions on some businesses
Wildfire season starts
Oakland stressor map

May 7, 2020

California loosens restrictions; local restrictions remain
Wildfire Prevention Town Hall
Proposed changes to the Police Commission

April 28, 2020

New grant opportunities for Small Businesses
Oakland's Homelessness Response during Covid-19 Crisis
Resources for Seniors

April 18, 2020

County Order on Face Coverings
Unemployment Insurance Update
Oakland's Financial Situation

April 13, 2020

Oakland Slow Streets Program
Update on unemployment insurance for freelancers
Earth Day

April 2, 2020

Alameda County Shelter-in-Place extension
Oakland eviction moratorium
Updates for residents, businesses and workers

March 24, 2020

Volunteer opportunities
Update from Planning & Building
Resources for businesses & workers and residents

March 18, 2020

Summary of City service impacts, including facility closures, service suspensions, and alternative service points (online, telephone, or by appointment).

March 16, 2020

Alameda County Shelter in Place Order

March 9, 2020

Information on Grand Princess Cruise Ship

City of Oakland Resources

Links Description

City of Oakland general updates

A constantly updating resource page

Covid-19 Testing

Register for a Covid-19 test
Information about eligibility

Oakland Service Modifications

Summary of service suspensions and modifications during the Shelter in Place

Business and Worker Resources

Resources for Oakland businesses, nonprofits and workers to plan, prepare and respond to this health emergency

COVID-19 Outreach Toolkit

Information and resources in multiple languages for download and use

Oakland's Sick Leave Law

Read about Oakland's Measure FF paid sick leave requirements

Oakland Planning & Building's Response

A summary of available services during the Shelter in Place Order

Covid-19 Eviction Moratorium

Information for Renters and Landlords about the emergency eviction moratorium

Rent adjustment program

Includes information about support for renters during the Covid-19 emergency

Oakland COVID-19 Relief fund

A new fund designed to provide immediate grants to nonprofit organizations working in four priority areas: food, homelessness, community health & education and economic security.

OUSD Resource page

includes a plethora of resources for parents, teachers and students

Oakland Slow Streets

Oakland's new program to provide more space for people to be outside and practice safe social distancing

Oakland Library Resource Page

Online support and resources for Oaklanders, especially schoolchildren and their parents

Alameda County Resources

Links Description

May 18 Shelter in Place Updates

On Monday, May 18 Alameda County Health Officer issued updates including allowing retail businesses curbside pickups.
Download a summary
Additional Businesses allowed to operate
Download the full order

April 29 Shelter in Place Order

As of Wednesday, April 29, 2020, the Shelter in Place Order to reduce the spread of Covid-19 has been extended through May 31, 2020, with some changes.
Download a summary
Download the full order
Consult the comprehensive FAQ

Alameda County Dashboards

Dashboard 1 -- cases & case rates over time, by gender, age group, and city.

Dashboard 2 has deaths by race ethnicity, hospitalizations, and cases and case rates by zip code.

Alameda County resource webpage

Lots of information, phone and email contact info

Alameda County Social Services (211) portal

Phone numbers and links for County residents in need of social services

Alameda County Isolation Housing

information about housing for unsheltered residents

Alameda County Family Justice Center

People who are surviving violence in their relationships and families may be experiencing increased isolation and danger caused by social distancing measures during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Center is open and ready to serve crisis needs for victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse, child abduction, elder and dependent abuse, and human trafficking. A full listing of available services can be downloaded here.

Rapid Response Resources

Helpful resources and information throughout Alameda County - updated weekly

Testing in Alameda County

Information about the County's Covid-19 Testing Task Force

East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA)

Promising practices, resources, and tools to help East Bay businesses

Countywide Food Distribution Map

Interactive map including food distribution sites and other essential services

State of California Resources

Links Description

Gov. Newsom's resource webpage

User-friendly website for COVID-19 resources. This is a substantial resource for information including health inquiries, unemployment insurance, and resources for small businesses.

CA COVID-19 Supplies

Governor Newsom's One-Stop Website for Donations & Sales of Essential Medical Supplies in Fight Against COVID-19

California Shelter in Place information

CA Dept of Public Health

Guidance and links

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

Information for employers, employees, and all Californians

COVID-19 Safety Measures on Construction Sites

Memo to help clarify the current situation affecting Building Trades

Resources for California workers

User-friendly one-stop website of resources

Onward CA

New resource deployed by a broad coalition of companies, foundations, and humans to help out-of-work Californians get money, groceries or child care; up-skill, re-skill, or refresh; and find a new job

CA Dept of Aging

Information for Older Adults and People with Disabilities, Resources for Older Adults, Family, Friends and Caregivers

CA COVID-19 Supplies

Governor Newsom's One-Stop Website for Donations & Sales of Essential Medical Supplies

Resources for California's Nonprofits

California Association of Nonprofits' list of resources for nonprofit organizations in the State