OC Health Care Agency COVID - Action Summary

County Action Summary May 25 - May 31

Medical Equipment and Supplies

Distributed Resources to the Community Quantity*
N95 masks 1.8M
Surgical masks 447,068
Gowns 354,098
PPE - suit 9,852
Gloves 388,300
Eye Protection 117,010
Hand Sanitizer 184,732
Other Items 121,745
Total 3,418,810

*Approximates 2/18/2020-5/29/2020

 

Outstanding Resource Requests from the State Quantity
Masks - all types 2,640,710
Face Shields 253,600
Gloves 112,000
Gowns 489,230
Eye Protection/goggles 6,900
Hand Sanitizer 7,880

 


 

Donations

Donated Items Quantity
N95 masks 4,385
Surgical masks 44,893
Gloves 188,550
Face Shields 619
Goggles 141
Gowns 138
Suits 3,184
Shoe Covers 60
Hand Sanitizers 1,049
Disinfectant 12
KN95 or similar 6,263

 


 

Hospital Support, Communication, Readiness, and Response

Bed Preparedness for Surge

Table 1 includes the current bed capacity in the hospital system. As of 5/29/20, OC hospitals are at 65% total hospital capacity and the system has sufficient surge capacity to scale up to 70%, if needed.

Table 1

Current Bed Capacity
Total # of Hospital Beds (pre-COVID-19) 4,879
Ventilators 809
Expanded Bed Capacity (21%) +1,024 5,903
Existing Surge Tents +50 5,953
Ordered Surge Tents 15 arrived / awaiting 5 more
FAIRVIEW +100 6,053
FAIRGROUNDS Planning
Total Bed Capacity 6,053

 


 

Homeless Response

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.
  3. Temporary Emergency Shelter System for individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness and asymptomatic.
    Illumination Foundation provides daily meals and snacks, medical oversight, on-site security, transportation in and out of all sites, linkage to support services, and coordinates with Health Care Agency for behavioral health services.
Access Referral Line 5/25 to 5/31 Total to Date
Incoming Calls to Access Referral Line 314 2,240
Calls that Resulted in Referrals 149 1,089

 

COVID-19 Testing* 5/25 to 5/31 Total to Date
Confirmed Positives 19 74
Confirmed Negatives 34 71
Pending Results - OC Public Health Lab 3 N/A
Pending Results - Other Labs 2 N/A
Pending Testing (as of Sunday, 5/31) 5 N/A

*Note: Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 and stay in Temporary Isolation Shelter will be re-tested for COVID-19 to confirm illness recovery.

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

  Current Occupany
(as of 5/31)
Availability Total Capacity
Temporary Isolation Shelters 60 77 137
Orange Hotel 58 6 127
Laguna Hills Motel 2 8 10
Temporary Shelter for Vulnerable Population 412 99 511
Anaheim Hotel 178 68 246
Stanton Motel 74
(including 2 partners)
0 72
Huntington Beach Motel 120 7 127
Laguna Hills Hotel 42 24 66
Temporary Emergency Shelter 32 68 100
Joplin 32 68 100

 

Public Safety Net

Call Volumes

Hotline/Phone Number Call Volume
2-1-1 2,182
Adult Protective Services 322
CalFresh 4,324
CalWORKs 3,637
Child Abuse Registry 646
Community Counseling Support Services (HCA) 45
Economic Business and Recovery Call Center (OCCR) 382
General Relief 871
Health Referral Line (HCA) 1,644
Medi-Cal (SSA) 6,180
NAMI WarmLine (HCA) 1,412
OCLinks (HCA) 203
Office on Aging Call Line (OCCR) 741
Orange County Public Information Line (EOC)** N/A

**EOC Hotline was discontinued on 4/17


 

In-Home Supportive Services

On 5/15 SSA began a third round of calling IHSS clients to check back in on their health and well-being - these are clients that had previously been contacted and we are re-checking that  their  basic  needs  continue  to  be  met.  6,548  calls  have  been  made  to  date  and  a  new round of calls is in progress. Additionally, SSA’s new IHSS hotline received 103 calls reflecting requests for immediate needs and resources during the week of 5/25 - 5/29.

Public Assistance Applications

Total Applications Received (5/25-5/30)
Medi-Cal 1,118
CalFresh 3,511
CalWORKs 341
General Relief 283
Total 5,253

 

Emergent Need Benefits

Emergent Services (5/25-5/30)
Expedited Services 24
Immediate Need 1
EBT New Card Issuance (Includes CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief, Forster Care) 100
EBT Replacement Cards (CalFresh, CalWORKs, General Relief) 176
Total 301

 


 

Vulnerable Population Response

Home Delivered Meals

Measure Total
Meals Distributed 20,337
Individuals Served 5,959

Congregate Site Meals*

Measure Total
Meals Distributed 28,746
Individuals Served 6,835

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

 

Jails Update

Measure Number of Individuals
Positive Cases* 379 (35 current)
Pending Cases* 69
Quarantined (No symptoms)* 476
Medically Isolated (symptomatic)* 49

*As of June 1, 2020