An Update On How The City Of Oakland Is Handling The Coronavirus | KALW

An Update On How The City Of Oakland Is Handling The Coronavirus

May 4, 2020

The number of COVID-19 cases in Oakland rose over the weekend, just as Bay Area counties relax shelter-in-place rules. But more testing resources are coming to Oakland. And the city is increasing the number of hotel rooms for the homeless community. 

Click the play button to listen to this interview.

"More testing sites are opening in Alameda County this week, including in West Oakland."

Testing in Oakland is free and open to people who live and work in Alameda County. According to Mayor Schaaf, you don’t need insurance and undocumented people may be tested too. Call 311 or visit oaklandca.gov/testing.

And if you’re in the mood for a short documentary during quarantine, watch "Where Is East Oakland."