COVID-19 Information and Resources

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Oakland's COVID-19 Response

Stay at home. Do your part to flatten the curve. Please—avoid group gatherings, maintain social distancing of 6 feet or more, and stay home if you have symptoms. Oakland, we can #beatcovid19 together by staying apart!

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Latest News

May 18, 2020

Oakland Expands Free Testing, Announces New COVID-19 Testing in East Oakland

The City of Oakland announced Monday a partnership with Allen Temple Baptist Church and the emergency relief nonprofit organization Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) to open a new COVID-19 community-based testing site (CBTS) in East Oakland. Residents can contact OAK311 with questions about testing at City-partnered sites. For information dial 311 (or 510-615-5566) or go online to www.oaklandca.gov/testing.

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Additional Support

  • General social service issues: 211
  • Public Health issues and questions about the Shelter-in-Place order: County Public Health
  • The City’s 311 phone line and OAK311 website continue to be a resource to request routine maintenance and report urgent infrastructure issues

AC Transit

AC Transit is implementing rear-door boarding on buses with multiple doors. Fare payment is not required until further notice.

Passengers requiring ADA ramps, utilizing mobility devices or need priority seating may continue to use the front door for boarding. Wheelchair riders may be allowed onboard without securements by bus operators.

BART

BART now closes at 9pm. Saturday and Sunday 8am-9pm.

East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD)

Some Park Closures & Parking Restrictions to Limit Overcrowding, Address Public & Staff Safety.

Oakland Unified School District

Peralta College

Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless

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