Updates from District 4 Supervisor Nate Miley: March 12th - March 26th, 2021

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March 12th - March 26th, 2021

In this Issue

Need A COVID19 Test? Food? Childcare?

Alameda County  frequently updates this COVID19 Testing, Food, and Social Services interactive map.

Alameda County COVID19 Testing, Food Distribution, and Social Services Map

Oaklandside's COVID Q&A: Find timely information and ask questions!

Oaklandside Q&A

COVID19 Updates From Health Care Services Agency

For the most up-to-date information from Health Care Services visit the front page of the Alameda County Health Department website: https://covid-19.acgov.org/index.page?


An Update from Health Care Services: As of March 26, 2021

We are saddened by the rising anti-Asian racism and recent hate incidents reported across our country. As public health leaders we share a commitment to protect and improve the lives of our community. When any of our community members are harmed by evil and bigotry, it affects us all.

We honor, elevate, and stand with our Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander communities and recommit ourselves to ongoing and meaningful changes. We believe our community is best served by a diverse population coming together to celebrate care and equitable relationships between people. Please join us in opening hearts and minds to a world where all are cared for equally. Together, we will emerge stronger than ever. 

Late this week, the Governor announced continued expansion in vaccine eligibility:

  • Individuals age 50-64 will be eligible for vaccine beginning April 1.
  • Every Californian age 16 and older will become eligible beginning April 15.

We support all efforts to get more vaccine to more residents more quickly. We look forward to the additional supply committed by federal and state leaders, to ensure vaccines are available for the 1.2 million Alameda County residents aged 16 and older.

Alameda County COVID-19 metrics continue to improve and nearly 19% of Alameda County residents age 16+ are fully vaccinated. If our current case trends continue, we can expect to move into the Orange Tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy next week. As a reminder, Counties must remain in the same tier for 3 weeks minimum, and we cannot move more than one tier at a time even if metrics warrant.

You can view this week's Board of Supervisors update, prior updates to the Board, and past issues of this newsletter on our website response page here. Thank you for your continued readership and support.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

As of March 20, nearly 683,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Alameda County residents, representing nearly 447,000 first and over 244,000 second doses.

Please complete our vaccine notification form if you have not done so already. This form helps us reach you when it’s your turn to receive the vaccine.

At left: Alameda County Health Officer Dr. Nicholas Moss

To read the full Health Care Services newsletter please visit: https://covid-19.acgov.org/response.page?.

2020 State Of The District: Check out the Livestream


What a year! Be sure to check out my 2020 State of the District livestream on Facebook.

Topics covered include my efforts to offset social and economic effects of Covid19 in 2020 and beyond; new work regarding racial justice, police reform, and community reparations; novel interventions addressing homelessness in District 4 and Alameda County; updates and highlights from sections of District 4 (Oakland, Pleasanton, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview, Castro Valley); and my priorities for 2021.

Alameda Fairgrounds Covid Testing Site Moves to Livermore

Pleasanton Fairgrounds

After nearly a year in operation, the Alameda County Fairgrounds Covid testing site will relocate to Livermore on April 1, 2021.

I am so proud of the Fairgrounds for stepping up as a major community resource during the height of the pandemic. The adaptability and ingenuity of the Fair enabled it to be a foundational local trusted messenger which saved many lives. At its height, the site administered as many as 200 tests a day for Alameda County residents and tested at least 35,000 people total.

The Livermore site is located at 1111 E. Stanley Blvd., open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until. 2 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. until noon. Appointments are preferred, but same-day access is available by calling 925-734-3376.

Information courtesy of this news story published in the East Bay Times on March 19, 2021.

People's Health Briefing With Dr. Noha Aboelata

PHB 3.23.21

Don't miss the latest installment of The People's Health Briefing. In it, Roots Community Health Center CEO and founder Dr. Noha Aboelata breaks down the impact of COVID19 on Alameda County, Oakland and East Oakland in particular.

This week's episode features Covid19 updates and a special presentation about smoking with the assistance of Roots' Soldiers Against Tobacco. These youth will be sharing their findings and policy recommendations for smoke-free, multi-unit housing in Oakland, CA. 

It's always inspiring to see young people engaged in making change. Kudos!

View all installments of "The People's Health Briefing" here in the "All Videos" section.

To learn more about Roots Community Health Center, visit their website.

District 4 Community Covid Testing Sites


Acts Full Gospel Church
1034 66th Avenue., Oakland, CA 94621
Tuesday and Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Drive Thru or Walk up accepted 
No appointment necessary
Pre-register here

CORE and Allen Temple Baptist Church 
8501 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94621
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 11:00am – 5:00pm 
Register here

Lifelong Medical Care
Foothill Square
10700 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland
Wednesdays: 9:30am - 3pm
Closed on Monday, January 18th and Monday, February 15th
By appointment only
Register here

Lifelong Medical Care
Eastmont Mall
7200 Bancroft Ave, Oakland
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:30am – 3pm
Closed on Monday, January 18th and Monday, February 15th
By appointment only
Register here

Native American Health Center
Parking Lot
3050 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94601
Monday, Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

  • Walk-ups are accepted until capacity has been met
  • Identification is required for all adults 18 years and older
  • Legal parent or guardian must accompany children between the ages of 1-12 years old
  • Test results take 48-72 hours to return

Register here
Language assistance available at 211

Roots Community Health Center 
9925 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94603
Mondays & Wednesdays: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Fridays: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Appointments are preferred but not required!
Register here or email admin@rootsclinic.org

UNINCORPORATED AREA: Ashland, Cherryland, Castro Valley, Fairview & Hayward Acres

La Familia
Cherryland Testing Center
20095 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA 94541
Monday-Friday: 9am - 3pm
Testing will be closed February 15
Register here
Call (510) 571-9191 for assistance

La Familia 
and Eden United Church of Christ

21455 Birch St, Hayward, CA 94541
Thursdays: 1pm - 6pm; 
Fridays: 3:00pm – 7:00pm;
Saturdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm 
Testing will be closed on February 4, 5 and 6
Register here
Call (510) 571-9191 for assistance


**THIS TESTING SITE WILL BE MOVING TO LIVERMORE ON APRIL 1st** Alameda County Fairgrounds – Gate 12 
Road 12, Valley Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Monday–Friday: 9:00am–12:00pm, or while supplies last. No appointment required! Visit here

Axis Community Health
4361 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Register here

















Covid Testing Sites Oakland

UMOJA Health Covid Testing and Vaccine Event

UMOJA pop up event

Ashland Cherryland Covid Vaccine Site

Ashland Cherryland Test Site

Ashland Cherryland Site

Senior Advocacy & Activities

i care a lot

I recently watched "I Care A Lot", a Netflix produced fictional account of conservatorship abuse. Despite some satiric allowances the undertones and emotion hit close to home for me because of my current collaborative effort to understand and prevent abuse within the conservatorship system.

I want to use this opportunity to bring more awareness to this important issue by sharing a statement written in response to this movie by The California Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators (CA PA|PG|PC). They are a non-profit association representing government officials and employees who provide services to the citizens of California through the Public Administrator, Public Guardian and Public Conservator offices in each of California’s 58 counties.

Find out more about their important work here.

Opportunity for Housing Providers in Alameda County

ACH Housing

Winter Activities

Akoma Market 2

Register Now for the Statewide Illegal Dumping Virtual Conference!

Illegal Dumping Conference Save the Date

I'm pleased to announce that the Illegal Dumping Taskforce and I will host the Inaugural Statewide Illegal Dumping Conference virtually on the mornings of April 21st, 22nd, and 23rd - and best of all it's FREE!

Representatives from all sectors of the waste economy are invited including elected officials, District Attorneys, Code Enforcement, Law Enforcement and Public Works personnel, community based organizations, waste haulers and any individuals working to address illegal dumping!

This virtual conference will take place over three days between April 21-23, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

More information can be found on the Eventbrite page including registration and contact information.

Exercise Your Right to Be Heard!

BOS 2021

Most Tuesdays, the Board of Supervisors holds a Regular Meeting during which the public is allowed to speak to the Board on items not on the agenda starting at or around 9:30am for the time being. (Please note that the BOS meetings do not start at a set time! More information appears closer to the meeting date and time, but be prepared to wait for it to begin.)

Agenda items in particular represent decisions made about our communities, and while we might not always agree on the best path forward, I am fond of saying that reasonable people will disagree and also that I get some of my best ideas from my constituency base. I am honored to serve on the Board as a County Supervisor and take the ideas, concerns, and feedback of the public very seriously.

Please, consider tuning into these meeting and encouraging your family, friends, and neighbors to do the same. We are stronger as a County when we are connected to one another, and engaged with the civic process.

The meeting calendar, including links to the agenda when it is available, can be found here.

The links to the livestream broadcast of the meetings, including a Zoom link in the event that Granicus is experiencing technical difficulties, can be found here.