No one knows how long the Coronavirus COVID-19 will last, but here’s a list of resources for Oaklanders, many provided via press releases from members of the Oakland City Council, and other sources, as noted.
Oakland Mayor’s Office Main Number: (510) 238-3141
Oakland City Council Main Number 510-238-3266.
Oakland Police Department Main Number: (510) 777-3333
Alameda County Emergency Food Bank
The County of Alameda says “if you are in need of food, please call our Emergency Food Helpline”:
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Announces The Oakland Relief Fund
— Libby Schaaf (@LibbySchaaf) March 20, 2020
On the Oakland Relief Fund Website, it reads:
The Oakland COVID-19 Relief Fund will provide immediate grants to nonprofit organizations working on the frontlines. We are committed to a thoughtful, rapid, and transparent process to disperse the funds collected. The Fund will focus on four priority areas: food, homelessness, community health, and economic security.
Food: Nonprofits are working overtime to get food to our most vulnerable community members, including seniors, children and low-income individuals and families. The Fund will ensure that those hit hardest by the effects of the virus, including those who suffer job loss, can count on support to feed themselves and their families.
Homelessness: The anticipated widespread job loss threatens to worsen homelessness in Oakland and our region. The Fund will deploy resources to organizations providing shelter and services and preventing homelessness through these difficult times.
Community Health: Healthcare workers are fighting the virus and providing care on the front lines. The Fund will make resources available to rapidly fortify community clinics who provide free care to community members who do not have insurance.
Economic Security: We know the economic impact of COVID-19 is hitting small businesses and workers quickly. The Fund will support nonprofits serving residents and local businesses who have lost income due to COVID-19.
You can donate to the Oakland Relief Fund here.
Also from the Alameda County Community Food Bank:
Alameda County Community Food Bank’s goal remains ensuring our community has consistent and safe access to the nutrition resources it needs. As an emergency response organization, we regularly prepare to mitigate potential disruptions to our programs and services.
The Alameda County Community Food Bank remains open for all our services – including volunteering. Please note that in keeping with CDC guidance, we ask that adults 65 or older, people with serious underlying medical conditions or exhibiting symptoms of any illness, anyone who has traveled internationally, and/or is in any other high-risk group stay home at this time.
As a food and social service organization we regularly maintain the highest standards in food safety as established by Feeding America and AIB International. Our facility is regularly cleaned and sanitized, year-round, and staff are trained in safety practices. We’re now conducting additional mid-day cleaning of high-trafficked and touched surfaces throughout the facility. We are following additional recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and taking additional steps to communicate with staff, volunteers and agencies and other partners:
Facility signage and proactive communications to volunteers and agencies to educate/alert of the symptoms and prevention measures
Urging of more frequent hand washing – including mandatory additional steps for volunteers. (Please note all volunteers are required to use gloves year-round when handling food)
Social distancing measures — including spacing out our on-site staff and remote working accommodations. We are also spacing out our warehouse to allow social distancing among volunteers.
Communicating to all staff, volunteers or other visitors to be extra vigilant about their health and to stay home if they are exhibiting symptoms of any illness.
Emergency Service Contingency Planning
We regularly convene a team from all Food Bank departments to prepare for emergencies. This team is currently meeting twice weekly for as long as the current situation requires.
To date we have seen minimal disruption to our programs and services, however we always anticipate and plan for this situation to change rapidly.
We regularly store at least a month’s worth of food as reserves to meet additional need in our community.
We are also increasing production of Emergency Food Bags that can be delivered in case of increased need or disruption of services.
We are in regular contact with partners, legislators and other key contacts throughout the County to develop contingencies for sourcing and distributing food and will communicate substantial changes when and if they occur.
Your support ensures Alameda County Community Food Bank is able to respond quickly to emergencies. If you would like to help, please consider a gift of any amount or registering for a volunteer shift.
For additional inquiries about our response, please contact [email protected]
This was from “Oakland D3 Councilmember McElhaney On Gov Newsom California Shelter-In-Place Mandate” by Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney
These sections, should be of particular interest to the Oakland community:
Additional actions undertaken by the State include:
Ethan Teng’s SF Bay Area “COVID-19 Open For Business” Map Includes Oakland Businesses
Ethan Teng created this Google Map of small businesses that have reported as open during The Pandemic. He writes:
Support our local economy! These small businesses are open during the COVID-19 shelter in place order, though likely with reduced hours or are for take-out or delivery only. See a business that’s missing? Email me and I’m happy to add it! [email protected]
Here’s the link to Ethan Teng’s map itself:
Of the Oakland businesses open according to his map, listed are:
• Children’s Fairyland: 699 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA 94610. Phone: (510) 452-2259
• Everett & Jones Barbeque: 126 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607. Phone: (510) 663-2350
• Pump It Up Oakland Kids Birthdays and More: 2500 Embarcadero Ste A, Oakland, CA 94606: (510) 533-7867
• Brown Sugar Kitchen: 2295 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612: (510) 839-7685
• Rush Bowls: 350 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612. Phone: (510) 590-9068
• Southern Café: 2000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602. Phone: (510) 336-2013
• Mistura: 3858 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611. Phone: (510) 652-1439
• Geta Japanese Restaurant: 165 41st St, Oakland, CA 94611. Phone: (510) 653-4643
And information you wish to share, please send to [email protected]
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