“Our metrics have improved, but this pandemic is not yet in our rear-view mirror,” said Dr. Nicholas Moss, Alameda County Health Officer.
Our County has experienced many losses due to COVID-19 over the past year, but with the development and release of the COVID-19 vaccines, and residents continued compliance with precautionary measures, we are confident that we will recover from this pandemic.
“With more vaccines online and administered, California is now in a position to take steps toward ending this pandemic by keeping our guard up and by vaccinating those Californians most at risk and most exposed,” said Governor Newsom
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19, including updated data and tiers for reducing COVID-19 in the state under the Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
A full list of the groups eligible to receive the COVID vaccine can be found on our Vaccines page.
First Two Cases of South African Variant identified in California; Detected in Santa Clara and Alameda Counties
The first cases identified in California of the B.1.351 variant of SARS-CoV-2, also known as the South African variant, have been detected locally, one in Santa Clara County and one in Alameda County.
On February 3, Governor Newsom's announced that the State of California will partner with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to launch a mega Point-of-Dispensing (POD) pilot vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum.
Starting February 2, 2021, at 8:00 am PST Lendistry will open Round 2 for all small businesses and nonprofits to apply.
On Monday, January 25, the California Department of Public Health announced the Bay Area region met criteria to exit the Regional Stay at Home Order.
Alameda County is currently in the Purple Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Under the State’s updated school guidance, all schools that intend to open and all schools that are already open must complete and publicly post their COVID-19 Safety Plan (CSP).