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


Updates on COVID-19 from
Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan

In this issue:

Weekly Vaccine Update

Updates from the
Alameda County
Public Health Department

Affordable Housing Applications Open: Coliseum Place 

New COVID-19 Educational Media for Workers 

Upcoming Community Events

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



District Office
15903 Hesperian Boulevard
San Lorenzo, CA 94580 (map)
Phone: 510.278.0367
Fax: 510.278.0467



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 

Weekly Vaccine Update

More than 3 out of 4 eligible Alameda County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, making our county one of the most vaccinated nationwide among counties with 250k+ people (as reported by the San Francisco Chronicle). 

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and help protect the health of you and your loved ones. 

Updates from the Alameda County
Public Health Department

On June 15, 2021, the State of California will allow all sectors in the current Blueprint Activities and Business Tiers Chart to return to usual operations with limited exceptions (e.g. mega events). The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) is hosting two virtual community updates to help assist during this transition: 

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Alameda County Community Update: Moving Beyond the Blueprint. Register for the town hall online (please note: registration is limited for the town hall, but event will be livestreamed). 
  • The Alameda County Employer Update (time TBD) will offer employers and business owners with guidance on returning to usual operations.Subscribe to ACPHD's newsletter to be notified when the event is scheduled.  

Affordable Housing Applications Open: Coliseum Place 

Resources for Community Development is now accepting applications for 46 new affordable 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom units at Coliseum Place in Oakland. 

To learn more about this property or to apply, visit the Alameda County Housing Portal. 

Applications will be available for both digital online and download by PDF for paper submission in English, EspañolTiếng Việt, and 繁體中文. 

New COVID-19 Educational Media for Workers 

The California Department of Public Health has released worker-focused digital media tools that raise awareness about COVID-19 workplace safety, employer responsibilities, and worker rights.

Upcoming Community Events

  • Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 12 PM: PG&E Interactive Safety Town Hall on reducing wildfire risks. Join online or dial (866) 501-6088 (conference ID: 2735534) to call-in.   
  • Friday, June 4, 2021 from 10 AM-12 PM: ECHO Housing Fair Housing Training. RSVP for the Zoom webinar online. For more information, please email    
  • Wednesday, June 14, 2021 at 6 PM: AC-OCAP Public Hearing on Poverty in Alameda County (via Zoom). Call 510-238-2362 with questions.       
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 4 PM-6 PM: When Girls Thrive: COVID-19 Final Analysis & Community Input Session (hosted by Alliance for Girls). Register Here   
  • Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 6 PM-7:30 PM: PG&E Community Wildfire Safety Program and Emergency Preparedness webinar. More information is available at:   

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources in Alameda County 

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

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)

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.

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

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.