East Bay Getting to Zero

Please find below the best COVID-related resources and links we have collected since March 10, 2020.

East Bay COVID resource guide

How do we protect ourselves and our communities in the absence of mask and vaccination requirements?

  1. Get vaccinated and boosted. Click here for where to get free vaccines.
  2. Wear high-quality masks (N95, KN95, KF94s) in indoor public spaces and transit. Click here to find free N95 masks at a pharmacy near you.
  3. Have a supply of rapid home COVID tests ready to use. Click here for more details on how to get home tests free through health insurance.
  4. Make a plan for treatment in case you get infected.
  5. Ventilate and distance: Open windows/doors and stay in well-ventilated areas. Avoid the busiest times on public transport and other indoor spaces.
  6. Have back-up plans for gatherings and travel if cases increase.
  7. Check the amount of virus in your community using the early detection wastewater surveillance dashboards: US | CA counties.

The MyCOVIDRisk.app COVID-19 risk calculator from Brown University can help you determine the risk of getting COVID-19 infection in different settings and gives you options to lower your risk.

More East Bay guidance and resources:

Latest county and state COVID updates

Latest national COVID updates

Deeper dives into pandemic epidemiology, policies and science

  • Epidemiology: Your Local Epidemiologist online newsletter with Dr. Katelyn Jetelina, epidemiologist, for her translation of public health science for a broader community.
  • Medical science: Ground Truths is Dr. Eric Topol’s online newsletter with summaries of scientific studies on COVID variants, immunity, vaccines and treatments. 

Archives: You can find PDFs of our previous weekly and monthly East Bay COVID updates here

COVID risk reduction graphics

Click to download: graphic in English | graphic in Spanish | PDF in English and Spanish

Resources from 2020-2021:

More vaccine resources:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Resources for recipients and caregivers in multiple languages:

Resources for health care providers and organizations:

County public health department vaccine updates:

COVID-19 vaccine data trackers:

Vaccine questions and feedback: