County Updates

We continue to work with our county partners and Orange County Health Care Agency as news around COVID-19 develops, and will share updates here. 

 

For the latest information on OC Health's latest cases:

Please visitOC Health’s website

Call: (833) 426-6411

 Weekdays (Monday – Friday) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

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OC Health Agency updates

 

CURRENT STATUS: 5/18: The State of California Health Order Remains in Effect in Orange County

The County continues to recommend the public wear face masks, along with employees who interface with the public. These recommendations might vary from city to city in terms of requirements.

OC Health also has downloadable resources for the community, including fliers and guidance

 

 

 

  • April 21st: The OC Health Department announced a new testing network for those with COVID-symptoms. There will be no out of pocket costs, but insurance will be billed. 
  • April 17th: Call center with extended hours – 8-8 during week, 8-5 on weekends is now available for seniors. Senior meal deliveries continue to operate and has expanded. For additional resources, call: 833 426-6411 (option 5) for the office on aging for assistance

 

Orange County Community Services has also implemented a Business and Recovery Center 

A new business hotline has been set up at: 

714-480-6500

M-5, 8:00 - 5:00 PM

  • The Agency confirmed Orange County has a total of 464 (includes deaths) confirmed/presumptive cases with confirmed community spread and 4 deaths. 5,522 people have been tested. The Orange County Public Health Lab has kits available to test 989 specimens.
  • All 25 hospitals with Emergency Departments are operational, hospital beds are filled to 63% capacity. 

  • The Agency has also confirmed that due to the activation of the national guard, cold weather shelters have been moved. The Fullerton shelter is at the Independence Park Gym, 801 W. Valencia, Dr. The Santa Ana shelter, is at the Salvation Army, 2603 W. First St.

 

Please note: OC Health is now also changing its communications for residents, including:

 

Closures include: 

·         Parking lots at all County beaches, regional parks and wilderness parks

·         Parking spaces at all County trail heads

·         Pedestrian access points at Thousand Steps, Table Rock, West, Camel Point, and Treasure Island beaches

·         Restrooms, playgrounds, exercise equipment, and shelters at all County parks and beaches

Passive walk-through pedestrian, cycling and equestrian activity is permitted. 

 

 

OC Health is also continuing to update statistics around the COVID-19 on a daily basis.


Orange County-related updates

 

04/29: OCTA has related updated guidance to help maintain social distancing throughout this period. 

3/23: OCTA now has a reduced service. Please visit the website for details

The six cities in our district have each declared local states of emergency:

  1. Costa Mesa
  2. Huntington Beach
  3. Irvine
  4. Laguna Beach
  5. Laguna Woods
  6. Newport Beach