Stay Informed. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). If you would like to speak to our Advice Nurse Line, please call 1.888.433.1876.

The Alliance understands your health concerns about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). We want to make sure you have all the information and resources you need to stay healthy. We are waiving all cost-sharing for medically necessary screening and testing for COVID-19.

Recent COVID-19 News and Updates

Alameda County is Aligned with the State’s Beyond the Blueprint Framework

Alameda County has rescinded its Shelter-in-Place Order in order to fully align with the State’s Beyond the Blueprint Framework. For more information regarding this update, please click here.

The Biden Administration Launches Vaccines.gov To Help People Find COVID-19 Vaccines Near Them

The website features a tool that allows you to input your zip code to see which pharmacies and other providers have COVID-19 vaccine doses in stock. For more information and to access the tool, please visit: https://www.vaccines.gov/

Vax for the Win - Get Vaccinated, Get Rewarded: California's Vaccine Incentive Program

Are you already vaccinated or about to be? Great! You’ll have a chance at winning $50,000 or a grand prize of $1.5 million!

Not yet vaccinated against COVID-19? Listen up! Get vaccinated as soon as possible to be eligible for a $50 incentive card and other cash prizes. For more information about this incentive offered by the State of California, please click here.

Governor Newsom Announces Historic “Vax for the Win” Program to Get More Californians Vaccinated by June 15, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom launched Vax for the Win,” a new multi-faceted vaccine incentive program designed to motivate Californians to get their vaccination leading up to the state’s reopening on June 15, 2021. For more information, please click here to read the full press release.

Safe, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine Now Approved for Children, 12-15 Years of Age Alameda County to Offer Family Days and Drop-In Access for Priority Neighborhoods

The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Western States Scientific Safety Review (WSSSR) agreed with the FDA that the Pfizer vaccine can be safely administered to children, ages 12 and older, to prevent severe illness and death from COVID-19. For more information, please click here for the full press release.

Alameda County Will Pause Administration of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Per State, Federal Recommendations

Per state and federal recommendations, Alameda County will suspend administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine until state and federal authorities determine it is safe to begin administering the vaccine again. For more information, please click here for the full press release.

COVID-19 Vaccines

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 11, and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on December 18. Pfizer expects to have up to 50 million doses available by the end of 2020, and Moderna expects to have up to 20 million by the end of the year.

Alameda County recently received its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Alameda County Public Health Department is working to provide safe, equitable, and broad distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to people who live and work in our county.

To learn more about local planning efforts and updates on the COVID-19 vaccine in Alameda County, please visit: https://covid-19.acgov.org/vaccines 

 

For more COVID-19 Information and Resources for Alameda County Residents:


1. Please visit: https://covid-19.acgov.org/index.page

2. For General COVID-19 Questions: please call 1.510-268-2101 or submit a question online

3. For COVID-19 Vaccine specific inquires, please email: covax@acgov.org

4. To receive a notification from Alameda County when it is your turn to get the vaccine, please click here.

Alameda County Health Officer Updates Shelter-in-Place Order, to Comply with the State's Regional Stay at Home Order, Effective December 7, 2020

To learn more about the updated Shelter-in-Place, and the Regional Stay at Home Order, please click here.

The Alameda County Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan issued a Health Officer Order today, June 5, 2020, that loosens Shelter-in-Place restrictions

Alameda County Health Officer Orders Allow for “Social Bubbles,” childcare and extracurricular activities for all children, and other businesses to resume including pet grooming. Face coverings must be worn at all times, including when active outdoors; accompanying reopening plan outlines next phases of relaxations. For more information regarding this update, please click here.

Important Information about Medi-Cal and COVID-19 from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 public health emergency. Although the way you get care may have changed for now to keep you safe, you can still get health services. For more information regarding this update, please click here.

For additional information and resources please also visit California’s COVID-19 website at https://covid19.ca.gov/.

Regional Shelter-in-Place Orders Extended as Some Rules Ease

The seven Bay Area Public Health Officers who ordered a shelter in place in mid-March will extend the orders through May 31 while some restrictions are eased and tools to strengthen containment of COVID-19 are put into place. For more information regarding this update, please reference the following documents:

To learn more and read the Order, please click here.
To see FAQs about the Order, please click here.

Alameda County Health Officer Issues Order for the Public and Workers to Wear Face Coverings to Control the Spread of COVID-19

Alameda County Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan issued an Order for all members of the public to wear face coverings when around people outside of their household. The Order becomes effective at 11:59 pm on April 17, 2020. Enforcement will begin at 8:00 am on April 22, 2020 to allow the public time to comply by making or purchasing a face covering. For more information regarding this order, please click here

Alameda and Five Other Bay Area Counties Extend Order for Residents to Shelter in Place Until Sunday, May 3, 2020

The Alameda County Public Health Officer issued an Order that advises residents to shelter at their place of residence. This Order is effective, Monday, March 16th, 2020 and was extended through Sunday, May 3rd, 2020. For more information regarding this update, please reference the following documents:

To learn more and read the Order, please click here.

To see FAQs about the Order, please click here.

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues a Statewide Stay in Place Order Until Further Notice

Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay at home Order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. For more information, please click here.

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Alliance will Assist Members by Telephone Only

The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) has issued new guidance to help protect the general public from the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Alameda Alliance for Health (Alliance) is taking proactive steps to protect the health of our community, members and employees by following these recommendations. Effective, Monday, March 16, 2020, the Alliance will assist members by telephone only. The Alliance is temporarily suspending all walk-in services for members at our office location, and postponing all in-person Member Orientation classes until future notice. You may call the Alliance or our Nurse Advice line for assistance when needed.

If you have any questions, please call:

Alliance Member Services Department
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm
Phone Number: 1.510.747.4567
Toll-Free: 1.877.932.2738
People with hearing and speaking impairments (CRS/TTY): 711/1.800.735.2929

We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Alliance now Covers Telephone Appointments for all Alliance Members.

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Alliance will cover telephonic appointments for all eligible Alliance members. To learn more, please click here.

Governor Newsom Declares State of Emergency to Help California further Prepare for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

For current information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the recent State of Emergency, statewide resources, symptoms and how to protect yourself, please click here.

For daily statewide updates from the California Department of Public Health Care, please click here.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Current information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including symptoms and how to protect yourself, from the local Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) and the national Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

For local information and resources from the ACPHD, please click here.

For national information and resources from the CDC, please click here.