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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: April 1st, 2020 @ 12:42 PM

CM Kalb's email Information Updates

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the Alameda County Shelter in Place Order has been extended through May 3, 2020. Click HERE to download the major changes.

If you would like to receive Councilmember Kalb's email updates please email Lisa Jacobs at

March 24, 2020 Includes volunteer opportunities, update from Planning & Building, resources for businesses & workers and residents.

March 18, 2020 Includes a summary of City service impacts, including facility closures, service suspensions, and alternative service points (online, telephone, or by appointment).

March 16, 2020 Includes Alameda County Shelter in Place Order

March 9, 2020 Includes information on Grand Princess Cruise Ship

COVID-19 Neighbor Check-ins
COVID-19 Neighbor Check-ins

City of Oakland Resources

City of Oakland general updates - a constantly updating resource page

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 requirments

Oakland Planning & Building's Response - Includes a summary of available services during the Shelter in Place Order

State of California Resources

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.

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

Alameda County Resources

NEW: March 31 Shelter in Place Order - As of Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the Shelter in Place Order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 has been extended through May 3, 2020. Download a summary of NEW restrictions and clarifications.

Alameda County resource webpage - Lots of information, phone and email contact info, and a good FAQ on the order

Alameda County Social Services (211) portal - Phone numbers and links for County residents in need of social services.