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West Oakland Edition: February 23, 2021

West Oakland Edition

The Native American Health Center (NAHC) in Oakland teamed up with FEMA and Alameda County to provide vaccines at a pop-up site in Oakland's Fruitvale district, one of the areas hit hardest by COVID-19.

For more information, visit NAHC's website or call 510-434-5360 to schedule an appointment for a vaccine.

Check out Oaklandside's comprehensive guide on how to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Oakland and Alameda County.

If you miss live arts and entertainment, the Oakland Theater Project has you covered with its newly-launched drive-in theater season titled “Drive-In: Resurrection, Revolution, and Renewal.”

The theater company will stage six drive-in theater productions for the 2021 season, and you can watch these shows from the safety of your own vehicle. Buy tickets online. The drive-in performances will take place in the parking lot of the Flax Art & Design building at 1501 Martin Luther King Jr. Way in West Oakland.

Click the play button above to listen to the live newscast with info & resources in West Oakland.

Sonia Narang is the editor and project manager for KALW's Health & Equity series. Before that, she managed elections coverage for the station. Over the past decade, Sonia reported social justice stories from her home state of California and around the globe for PRI's The World radio program, NPR News, The Washington Post's The Lily, and more.
Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991. He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and non-commercial radio stations, as well as from the people around him. When he's not on the radio, then he's selling books, taking care of his family, listening to music, entering stuff into a computer, or taking a class.