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COVID-19 Case Counts from Skilled Nursing Facilities in Huntington Beach

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This week, the California Department of Public Health published information in regard to COVID-19 case counts at Skilled Nursing facilities in California. More than one of these facilities are located in the City of Huntington Beach.

The Huntington Beach Fire Department is working closely with the involved facilities in conjunction with the Orange County Health Care Agency and the California Department of Public Health to stay abreast of the current situation. The Orange County Health Care Agency is the lead agency and they are working hard to ensure that the health care needs of the patients as well as the employees working in these facilities are met and are within the current standards being set forth by county and state health care agencies.

During this COVID-19 pandemic, the Huntington Beach Fire Department Public Outreach Team has been in constant communication with the many health care facilities within our community. The team has assisted in procuring additional personal protective equipment and has placed a priority on monitoring the status of these facilities with at-risk patients. 

Information in regard to COVID-19 case counts within Skilled Nursing facilities in California can be found at:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/SNFsCOVID_19.aspx

As a city, we are committed to ensuring that the residents of Huntington Beach remain safe during this COVID-19 pandemic and we will continue to provide any assistance needed to the involved facilities or the Orange County Health Care Agency.

As additional information is received and/or additional measures at these facilities are undertaken, we will provide more updates to our community.   

For more information about City updates and services during the pandemic, please call our City Service Call Center at (714) 536-5511 or visit our COVID-19 website at www.HBready.com.  In addition, a comprehensive list of resources for residents, businesses, volunteers, and other groups adversely impacted by COVID-19 is now available at hbready.com/resource-sheet

Link to Press Release PDF Here

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Keeping Our Community Safe & Informed

City Services Call Center 

Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm: 

(714) 536-5511

 Address:

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
USA

The City of Huntington Beach is committed to keeping our community and visitors informed of current events in our community. The purpose of this page is to foster transparency and increase the sharing of information. During the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Huntington Beach will make every effort to to update this page when updates are received from our local, state and federal partners.

Postponed/Canceled Events

The following events in the City of Huntington Beach have been postponed or cancelled. The City is actively working with event promoters to hold these events in the future.

CANCELLED

August 24-September 13 – US Open

September 5 – 6 – Civil War Days

September 18 – 20 – Great Pacific Airshow

October 1-4 – AVP

POSTPONED

May 9-10 – Sunset Beach Art Festival

Weekly Surf City Nights

RESCHEDULED

September 12 – Cruise in Car Show

October 11 – Cars and Copters

If you are a senior and in need of assistance, please call (714) 536-5600

Who Is Considered Higher Risk?

Older Adults (People aged 65 and older)
People who have serious chronic medical conditions like:

  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Lung Disease

Watch for symptons & What Should You Do?

  • Pay attention for potential COVID-19 symptoms
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of Breath
  • If you develop emergency warning signs of COVID-19 get medical attention immediately.
    • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion or inability to arouse
    • Bluish lips or face
  • If you feel like you are developing symptoms.
  • Stay home and call your doctor
  • Call your healthcare provider and let them know about your symptoms.
  • If you are not sick enough to be hospitalized, you can recover at home.  Follow CDC instructions for how to take care of yourself at home.
  • Get medical attention immediately if you have any of the emergency warning signs listed.

What can you do if you have a family member or friend who is at higher risk?

  • Ensure that they have enough supplies on hand and offer to help them get more if needed.
  • Know what medications they are taking and see if you can help them have extra on hand.
  • Communicate regularly with neighbors, friends, and family to support them.
  • Be cognizant of people visiting their home and inform them what to do to stay safe.
    • Stay home
    • Avoid touching high traffic surfaces in public places.
    • Social distancing
  • If you are feeling ill please avoid visiting.

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