Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan’s Weekly Updates on COVID-19


Updates on COVID-19 from
Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan

In this issue:

Alameda County to Resume Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Distribution

Weekly Vaccine Update

Updates from the
Alameda County
Public Health Department

“Food Prescription” Bill Moves Ahead 

Mental Health Services Act Annual Plan Update 

Alameda County Housing Development Capacity Building Program 

Community Resources

Alameda County Public Health Department
COVID-19 Contact Information

Enforcement of the Shelter in Place Order E-mail:

Alameda County COVID-19
Data Dashboard

Non-Immediate Concerns
Phone: 510-268-2101

Alameda County Public Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Website:  COVID-19 Vaccination 


Vaccine Appointment Hotline: 510-208-4VAX

Vaccine Scheduling System: Sign-Up with Primary

Vaccine Point of Distribution (POD) Volunteer Sign-Up Forms:


Housing Information and Critical Health & Human Services

Public Health Agencies' Dedicated COVID-19 Information Web Pages:


Alameda County
Public Health Department:


California Department of
Public Health:


California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Registration:


 California COVID-19 Hotline:



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):


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1221 Oak Street, Suite 536
Oakland, CA 94612 (map)
Phone: 510.272.6693
Fax: 510.268.8004



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Phone: 510.278.0367
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Dear District 3 Community,

The County of Alameda is committed to keeping the public informed as we work together to stop the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  

For up-to-date data and answers to frequently asked questions, visit ACPHD's dedicated COVID-19 web page.

It is an honor to serve you.  Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments, questions or concerns that you may have regarding the district or Alameda County.



Wilma Chan
Supervisor, Third District 

Alameda County to Resume
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Distribution

The CDC and FDA have determined that it is safe to resume administering the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine. Alameda County plans to resume the use of our modest, existing supply of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as quickly as possible.

Weekly Vaccine Update

Find a COVID-19 vaccine near you using the new interactive map on our website. Enter the preferred zip code to view multiple locations including information about eligibility, appointment status, and how to register.

The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) has also launched a brief, confidential, and anonymous survey about COVID-19 vaccines to help develop effective promotion and education materials:

Updates from the Alameda County
Public Health Department

On June 15, California will fully open its economy if two criteria are met: vaccine supply is sufficient for Californians 16 years and older who wish to be vaccinated, and hospitalization rates are stable and low, especially among vaccinated individuals.

“Food Prescription” Bill Moves Ahead 

Assembly Bill 368, Food Prescriptions won unanimous and bipartisan support in the Assembly Health Committee last week.  The legislation expands on ALL IN Alameda County’s Food as Medicine initiativeRead more about the legislation.

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Plan Update 

Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (ACBH) is seeking Public Comment on the MHSA Annual Plan. Public comment is open until Monday, May 17, 2021. You can read the plan and submit your comments on ACBH’s MHSA webpage. 

Alameda County Housing Development Capacity Building Program 

Faith-based or community-based organizations who own property in Alameda County and are interested in developing the property into affordable housing are invited to apply to the Alameda County Housing Development Capacity Building Program (AC HDCB) with Bay Area LISC. For more information, see the AC HDCB program flyer.  

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources in Alameda County 

State, county, and other health care partners are offering COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout Alameda County:

  • Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Schedule appointments through MyTurn.
  • Alameda County Points of Distribution (PODs). Visit ACPHD's COVID-19 vaccine page for more information.
  • Alameda County Fairgrounds. Schedule appointments through Primary.
  • Buchanan Parking: Golden Gate Fields Schedule appointments through the City of Berkeley.

Other health care partners, including Kaiser, Sutter, and pharmacies. Visit ACPHD's COVID-19 vaccine page for more information

Additional Vaccination Resources: 
The Oaklandside's comprehensive guide to getting a COVID-19 vaccine that will answer most questions about accessing the vaccine. The guide is also available in Spanish. 

National Immigration Law Center’s FAQs on Immigrants’ Access to COVID-19 Vaccinations

Testing for COVID-19 in Alameda County 

In partnership with community partners, ACPHD is operating free COVID-19 testing locations throughout the county. 

Testing is free and available to anyone with or without symptoms at all community testing sites in Alameda County. You will not be asked about immigration status and do not need insurance at any of these locations.

For more information and guidance on COVID-19 testing, visit ACPHD's Testing for COVID-19 page.

Community Resources

Food Access Resources in Alameda County (PDF)

Housing and Homelessness Resources in Alameda County (PDF)

Resources for Immigrant Communities (PDF)

Trybe: Offers food, basic supplies, and COVID-19 testing. Visit their COVID-19 resources page for more information.

The People’s Health Mobile: "One-stop shop" for COVID-19 information, materials, pop-up COVID-19 testing, and STI testing. Schedule available on the Oakland Outreach Council’s Google Calendar.

Alameda County Board and Commission Applications (webpage)

Alameda County COVID-19 Food Distribution, Testing, and Services Map: An interactive map to find resources available near you.

CA Notify: Receive COVID-19 exposure alerts directly to your smartphone. CA Notify website.   

Covered California Special Enrollment Period: Covered California's special enrollment period runs until May 15, 2021. Apply online.

Free Tax Preparation Services: Families and individuals earning less than $56,000 a year are eligible for no-cost tax preparation through the Social Services Agency. Tax services are provided by appointment only – no exceptions. Schedule appointments online.

Public Comment Procedures for Board of Supervisors Meetings: Information on how to participate in public comment is available on the LIVE! Broadcasts page on the Board of Supervisors' website.

ADA Accessibility: If you require a reasonable modification or accommodation for a disability, please email the Clerk of the Board at or call (510) 208-4949.