Native American Health Center Battles the Surge
As of January 24, 2022 Native American Health Center’s (NAHC) patients were testing at a 35% positivity rate for COVID-19. To help combat the high cases of COVID-19 within the Fruitvale District and surrounding neighborhoods in Oakland, NAHC has been hosting a series of vaccination events for anyone 5 years of age or older, including a special vaccination event in December to honor the late Alameda County Supervisor, Wilma Chan, a tireless health care advocate for underserved communities during her decades of service to Alameda County.
In order to put both parents and children at ease, NAHC provided a safe, comfortable, and fun environment for their special vaccine event. This event came complete with a bouncy house, games, music, and toy giveaways as well as a special appearance by both Santa and The Grinch. During this event, 200 children received their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
As trusted leaders in the community, NAHC continues to protect and support their community during the pandemic with continued COVID-19 testing and vaccination events as well as continuing to provide all other health care services.
Watch the video of the event below
You can learn more about Native American Health Center HERE.