OC Health Care Agency COVID - Action Summary

County Action Summary September 29 - October 5

Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living/Residential Care Facility Status

  • The definition of an ‘outbreak’ is two (2) or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in facility residents within 14 days.
  • There are 16 facilities that currently meet this definition as of October 4:

    Skilled Nursing Facility with Current Outbreak (12)
    Alamitos West Health & Rehabilitation, Anaheim Healthcare Center, Anaheim Terrace Care Center, Garden Park Care Center, Gordon Lane Care Center, Greenfield Care Center Of Fullerton, Huntington Valley Healthcare Center, Leisure Court Nursing Center, Mainplace PostAcute, Palm Terrace Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Park Regency Care Center St. Edna Subacute and Rehabilitation Center, St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Sun Mar Nursing Center, Terrace View Care Center, The Pavilion at Sunny Hills

    Elderly Assisted Living Facility with Current Outbreak (3)
    Arbor Palms Of Anaheim, Atria Del Sol, Del Obispo Terrace Senior Living, Katella Senior Living Community, Meridian At Anaheim Hills, Pacifica Senior Living South Coast, Paradise Residential Senior Care 3, Park Regency Retirement Center, San Clemente Villas By The Sea, Sunny Crest Senior Living, Villa Regina, Villa Regina 2, Walnut Village.

Medical Equipment and Supplies

Distributed Resources Quantity*
N95 masks 4,680,110
Surgical masks 1,458,505
Gowns 1,658,361
PPE - suit 17,955
Gloves 2,522,050
Eye Protection 293,247
Hand Sanitizer 305,785
Other Items 970,369
Total 11,908,382

*Approximates 2/18/2020-9/28/2020


Outstanding Resource Requests from the State Quantity
N95 Masks 0
Face Shields 0
Gloves 0
Gowns 0
Eye Protection/goggles 0
Hand Sanitizer 0

As of 9/28/20 the County has received 100% of requested State Resources


Donations To-Date

Donated Items Quantity
N95 masks 1,477,785
Surgical masks 91,893
Gloves 190,550
Face Shields 1,119
Goggles 191
Gowns 66,538
Suits 3,184
Shoe Covers 60
Hand Sanitizers 1,049
Disinfectant 12
KN95 or similar 56,963
ISO Gowns 250
Others 22,384



Hospital Support, Communication, Readiness, and Response

Bed Preparedness for Surge

a. Table 1 includes the current bed capacity in the hospital system. Due to sustained stability of the hospitals system, reporting has decreased to once a week for these indicators. As of 9/29/20, OC hospitals are at 69% occupancy. ICU bed availability is at 33% and ventilator availability is at 65%. The system has sufficient surge capacity with over 1,400 beds available.

Table 1

Current Bed Capacity*
Total # of Hospital Beds1, 2 6,036
Ventilators 1,094
Existing Surge Tents +200 6,236
Standby Surge Tents +200 6,436
FAIRVIEW +100 6,536
Total Bed Capacity
(In Use & Standby)

1The total number of inpatient beds in the facility, including all surge beds, labor and delivery unit beds, and inpatient post-surgical beds. This includes the total number of beds for which the hospital could provide staff and equipment and is not necessarily reflective of the beds that happen to be staffed at the time the facility reports.
2Includes Surge Beds (~1,491)

Alternate Care Site Overview

On 9/30/20, site will be closed & placed in a "warm status" allowing it to be reactivated within 72 hours.

Fairview (COVID-19 +)
Patient Census (as of 9/28/2020 07:30) CURRENT TOTAL
Orange County 10 76
LA County 0 36
Ventura County 0 2
San Diego County 0 1
Total patients CENSUS / TOTAL ACCEPTED 4 115
Patients Discharged TOTAL


The data below is reflective of the County's COVID-19 Homelessness Response System which is being managed by Illumination Foundation, the contracted provider, and encompasses the following three components:

  1. Temporary Isolation Shelter for individuals who are sick or symptomatic for COVID-19
  2. Temporary Shelter for Vulnerable Populations, including asymptomatic individuals who are medically vulnerable and /or 65 years and older

Homeless Response

Access Referral Line 9/28 to 10/4 Total to Date
Incoming Calls to Access Referral Line 111 7,199
Calls that Resulted in Referrals 18 3,038

The chart below provides a breakdown of the occupancy by program component and by site.

  Current Occupany
(as of 10/3)
Availability Total Capacity
Temporary Isolation Shelters 18 119 137
Orange Hotel 16 111 127
Laguna Hills Motel 2 8 10
Temporary Shelter for Vulnerable Population 582 26 555
Fullerton 21 (includes 3 partners) 8 26
Anaheim Hotel 270 (includes 19 partners) 13 264
Stanton Motel 76 (includes 8 partners) 4 72
Huntington Beach Motel 139 (includes 16 partners) 4 127
Laguna Hills Hotel 57 (includes 2 partners) 11 66


Public Safety Net

Call Volumes

Hotline/Phone Number Call Volume
2-1-1 1,672
Adult Protective Services** 394
CalFresh* 7,238
CalWORKs* 3,150
Child Abuse Registry** 1,002
Community Counseling Support Services (HCA) 102
Economic Business and Recovery Call Center (OCCR) 516
General Relief* 853
Health Referral Line (HCA) 520
Medi-Cal (SSA)* 6,422
NAMI WarmLine (HCA) 1,795
OCLinks (HCA) 265
Office on Aging Call Line (OCCR) 592
Orange County Public Information Line (EOC)*** N/A

*SSA offices were closed 9/7/20 in celebration of the Labor Day Holiday
**APS and CAR hotlines continued to be operational over the holiday weekend
***EOC Hotline was discontinued on 4/17


In-Home Supportive Services

Yesterday we began Round 13 of client welfare calls 1,496 calls to be made. Calls are targeted to recipients who are severely impaired and living alone, are 85 years and older and have 200 or more authorized hours with an IHSS provider. Additionally, the SSA IHSS hotline received 43 calls reflecting requests for immediate needs and resources from 9/28/20-10/2/20.

Public Assistance Applications

Total Applications Received (9/28/20-10/3/20)
Medi-Cal 1,231
CalFresh 2,426
CalWORKs 299
General Relief 343
Total 4,299

Emergent Need Benefits

Emergent Services (9/28/20-10/3/20)
Expedited Services 8
EBT New Card Issuance (Includes CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief, Foster Care) 89
EBT Replacement Cards (CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief) 363
Total 460


Vulnerable Population Response

Home Delivered Meals

Measure Total
Meals Distributed 22,979
Individuals Served 6,691

Congregate Site Meals*

Measure Total
Meals Distributed 31,628
Individuals Served 6,446

*Meals provided in a drive thru setting at senior centers.

Great Plates Delivered Meals Program

Measure Total
Meals Distributed 159,012
Individuals Served 7,572

Jails Update

Measure Number of Individuals
Positive Cases* 564 total (7 current)
Pending Cases* 66
Quarantined (No symptoms)* 687 (includes 608 new bookings)
Medically Isolated (symptomatic)* 22

*As of October 4, 2020