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: July 31st, 2020 @ 11:29 AM

CM Kalb's Recent Newsletters & COVID-19 Info Updates

Issue date Topics Include

July 29, 2020

2030 Equitable Climate Action Plan
Legislative updates - Tenant Protections, Police Commission, Delivery fee caps, Code enforcement fine limits
Caldecott | Tunnel Road safety upgrades

June 28, 2020

Alameda County Covid-19 Updates
Flex Streets
Mid-term budget amendments

June 16, 2020

Statement on OPD funding
Alameda County Reopening plan
Paving update

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

Pre-Covid Newsletters

Dan Kalb's Newsletters since 2013

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

COVID-19 Outreach Toolkit

Information and resources in multiple languages for download and use

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

Shelter in Place Updates

On Thursday, June 18 Alameda County Health Officer issued updates including more stringent face mask requirements and a new 'Re-opening Plan'.
Download a summary
Download the FAQs
Download the full order
Additional Businesses allowed to operate
County re-opening plan

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

CalRecycle

Information about the impact of COVID-19 on the waste management and recycling industry

Resources for Businesses and Workers

Links Description

Covid Recovery (Alameda County)

Resources for businesses and organizations planning for modified reopening, including:
Restaurant Operating Procedures
Retail and Shopping Guidance
Guidance Template for All Businesses
Places of Worship Guidance

Business and Worker Resources (Oakland)

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

Oakland's Sick Leave Law

Read about Oakland's Measure FF paid sick leave requirements

Oakland Flex Streets

Oakland's new program to provide opportunities for economic revitalization and community engagement through creative and flexible uses of sidewalks, parking lanes and streets

East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA)

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

Resources for California workers

User-friendly one-stop website of resources

Resources for California's Nonprofits

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

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

Information for employers, employees, and all Californians