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Global Statistics

All countries
595,168,628
Confirmed
Updated on August 15, 2022 2:15 am
All countries
566,803,948
Recovered
Updated on August 15, 2022 2:15 am
All countries
6,454,572
Deaths
Updated on August 15, 2022 2:15 am
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What Phase Is California In For Covid Vaccine



/08/2021 Anaheim Convention Center Is Now Open For Individuals With Appointments To Receive Their Second Dose Of The Moderna Vaccine

The Anaheim Convention Center is now open for individuals with appointments to receive their second dose of the Moderna vaccine

Based on State guidelines, people in Phase 1B are now eligible to receive the vaccine, including educators, food service workers, grocery and agriculture workers, child care providers, and emergency service personnel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s COVID-19 vaccine guidelines advise that the second dose should be administered as close to the recommended interval as possible .  If it is not feasible to adhere to the recommended interval, the guidelines allow for second dose administration up to six weeks after the first dose. 

The County Super PODs and mobile clinics are not the only vaccination locations.  Other healthcare providers approved to dispense the vaccine, including hospitals, pharmacies and health clinics, are also dispensing vaccines to eligible Orange County residents.

All residents interested in being vaccinated are encouraged to register at Othena to be notified when there are appointments available:

Step 1:  Simply register on Othena.com to be placed in a “digital waiting room”

People who have questions or need assistance can call the HCA hotline at 834-2000, 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or email Othena at support@compositeapps.net.

/25/2021 The County Of Orange Now Offers Eligible Renters Up To $1000 In Financial Assistance For Unpaid Rent Or Utility Bills

The County of Orange now offers eligible renters up to $10,000 in financial assistance for unpaid rent or utility bills due to the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Eligible households are defined as a renter household in which at least one or more individuals meets the following criteria:

  • Qualified for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income,       incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19
  • Demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
  • Has a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median income
  • Assistance is not duplicative of any other federally funded assistance.

 Apply for financial assistance here. 

/05/2020 State Of California Announces New Measures Stay At Home Order Now In Effect In Southern California

Please read this very important Media Advisory from the Orange County Health Care Agency on the triggering of the State of California’s Regional Stay-at-Home Order.

MEDIA ADVISORY FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY HEALTH CARE AGENCY

Southern California Region Impacted by State’s Regional Stay-at-Home Order

Residents, Businesses and Events Must Comply Within 24 Hours

Today the Southern California Region dropped below the 15 percent Intensive Care Unit capacity thereby triggering the state of California’s “Regional Stay-at-Home Order” as was announced on December 3, 2020 by Governor Gavin Newsom.

As a result, Orange County residents – along with residents of the other 10 Southern California Region counties comprising approximately 23 million of 40 million California residents as designated in the state’s Regional Stay-at-Home Order – will be required to stay at home as much as possible and not mix with other households to reduce exposure, effective 11:59 pm Sunday, December 6 due to our regional ICU capacity reaching 12.5 percent. The current ICU capacity in Orange County is 18.1 percent.

As a result of the state’s Regional Stay-in-Home Order, all Southern California Region counties including Orange County must close the following sectors on 11:59 pm Sunday, December 6:

• Indoor and Outdoor Playgrounds

•Live Audience Sports

•Amusement Parks

•Outdoor Recreational Facilities: Allow outdoor operation only without any food,

permitted.

•Places of Worship: Allow outdoor services only.

/02/21california Updates Mask Guidance And Health Care Facilities Requirements In Response To Rising Covid

California Updates Mask Guidance and Health Care Facilities Requirements in Response to Rising COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations

The California Department of Public Health updated its Guidance for Face Coverings, in response to new CDC guidance recommending mask use for public indoor settings to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the delta variant.

Effective July 28, 2021, masks are required for all individuals in the following indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status:

  • On public transit and in transportation hubs
  • Indoors in K-12 schools, childcare
  • Emergency shelters and cooling centers
  • Healthcare settings
  • State and local correctional facilities and detention centers
  • Congregate settings such as homeless shelters
  • Long Term Care Settings & Adult and Senior Care Facilities

Masks are required for unvaccinated individuals and recommended for fully vaccinated individuals in indoor public settings and businesses . It is important to wear a mask if you are around someone that is high risk, with unvaccinated children or with people whose vaccination status is unknown especially indoors. 

For complete information and FAQs on the State’s current mask guidance, go to: www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Unvaccinated-Workers-In-High-Risk-Settings.aspx

Orange County COVID-19 case counts, and testing figures are updated daily, Monday through Friday, at: https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/coronavirus-in-oc.

How To Get A Vaccine Appointment In California And Other Things To Know About The Vaccine

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Christie Aiello, left and Denise Gomez prepare the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for medical workers at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Jae C. Hong / AP Photo

While California started vaccinating health care workers and other high-risk residents in December, there are still a lot of questions about how to get vaccinated in the state. 

Over time, California has shifted the groups eligible to receive the vaccine, with many potential ways for residents to sign up for a dose. The process has been frustrating for many. 

As of May 13, all California residents 12 and older are eligible to sign up for vaccine appointmentsafter the Pfizer vaccine was approved for children as young as 12

Below, you can find our best answers to how the state is handling the roll-out but know that the details are changing. We will continue to update this page as new information comes out.

 

/24/2021 The County Of Orange Has Provided Us The Following Covid Vaccination Updates

1.   The Anaheim Convention Center is now open for individuals with appointments to receive their second dose of the Moderna vaccine

2.   Based on State guidelines, people in Phase 1B are now eligible to receive the vaccine, including educators, food service workers, grocery and agriculture workers, child care providers, and emergency service personnel

3.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 vaccine guidelines advise that the second dose should be administered as close to the recommended interval as possible .  If it is not feasible to adhere to the recommended interval, the guidelines allow for second dose administration up to six weeks after the first dose. 

4.      The County Super PODs and mobile clinics are not the only vaccination locations.  Other healthcare providers approved to dispense the vaccine, including hospitals, pharmacies and health clinics, are also dispensing vaccines to eligible Orange County residents.

All residents interested in being vaccinated are encouraged to register following the steps below:

Step 1:  Register with Othena to be placed in a “digital waiting room”

Step 2:  Appointment notifications to those in the “digital waiting room” will be prioritized based on factors including age, time of registration and available vaccine supply 

People who have questions or need assistance can call the HCA hotline at 834-2000, 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or email Othena at support@compositeapps.net.

Latino Community Leaders Advocate For Larger Share Of Sf Budget After A Year Of Covid

Latino advocates in San Francisco have gotten a commitment from key city supervisors to get more money in the city’s new budget to help their community recover from the pandemic.

But it’s not a done deal just yet. The public is set to comment on San Francisco’s proposed budget Wednesday, with negotiations between the board and Mayor London Breed expected to continue at least through Monday.

Community advocates argue that amid San Francisco’s $13 billion spending proposal, more of that should reflect that the city’s Latino community, which was hit hard by COVID-19 — not just by infections and deaths, but with job losses and strains on cultural institutions.

At 24th Street BART station on Tuesday, community leaders joined Supervisor Matt Haney, chair of the Board of Supervisors Budget and Appropriations Committee, and Supervisor Hillary Ronen, who also serves on the committee, to announce a plan to allocate nearly $5 million of the city’s budget to address Latino community needs.

Jaime Aragon, chair of the San Francisco Latino Parity and Equity Coalition, said the help was sorely needed.

“We’re getting this public commitment from the supervisors saying that they see us, they hear us, they have us on the radar and they’re willing to fight for us,” Aragon said.

The Latino community represents over 40% of cases in San Francisco and 20% of COVID-19 deaths, according to the supervisors.

New Edd Requirement May Clog Unemployment Claims Process Even Further Advocates Worry

Unemployed Californians will soon need to show that they’re actively looking for work to stay eligible for benefits, the state’s Employment Development Department announced late last week.

The EDD had suspended the work search requirement in March 2020 because of the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. But starting July 11, most Californians who want to maintain their eligibility for unemployment benefits should be actively looking for work, the EDD said.

To keep getting benefits, applicants will need to answer “Yes” on the bi-weekly certification question asking if they are looking for work. As one Twitter user succinctly put it, “Just put ‘yes’ for number three and that’s it.”

What qualifies as “searching for work” will vary for those on regular unemployment or extensions versus those on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, because the latter group members are often self-employed and contract workers. EDD said it will be sending notices to inform applicants about what this reinstatement means for them. A brief rundown can also be found on EDD’s website.

Daniela Urban, executive director of the Center for Workers’ Rights, said it’s essential for EDD to be thorough in its communications about this update.

“The workforce requirement, though it was expected that it would start again, can pose a barrier for claimants if they are not aware of the change,” she said.

/21/2021 Update To County Of Orange Advisory Regarding Moderna Vaccine Lot # 041l20a

Vaccine scheduling has been simplified. Simply register and you will be e-mailed when an appointment is available.  Eligible individuals who are registered in the Othena system will receive an  e-mail to schedule a vaccination appointment.  

If you have questions about, or issues with, Othena, specialists are responding to callers at the Orange County Health Care Agency Hotline to assist you. Call 834-2000, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or email Othena at support@compositeapps.net

                                                                      On Monday, January 18, the California Department of Public Health directed providers to pause dispensing COVID-19 vaccine Moderna Lot # 041L20A due to reported cases of adverse reactions in California.

Late last night, CDPH announced that after further discussions with the Western State Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, Allergy and Immunology specialists, the Food and Drug Administration , the Centers for Disease Control , and the manufacturer, CDPH found no scientific basis to continue the pause.

Providers that paused vaccine administration from this particular lot of Moderna vaccine can immediately resume dispensing. The CDC further advised that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Many people don’t have any side effects after COVID-19 vaccines, but some people will have pain or swelling at the injection site or fever, chills, or a headache.  These typically don’t last long and are signs that your body is building protection.

Covid Vaccine Updates: California Gets 5% Supply Boost Sacramento Now In 1b Phase

Feb. 2—California is about eight weeks into a mass vaccination campaign to bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, administering tens of thousands of shots a day.

The California Department of Public Health on its vaccine tracker reported Tuesday that providers have administered 3,649,440 out of about 5.78 million doses that have been distributed to hospital systems and local health offices, an increase of 126,329 administered doses since Monday’s update. The state added about 89,000 shots from Sunday to Monday.

The CDPH numbers don’t distinguish between first and second doses. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data updated Tuesday, about 83% of California’s shots given have been first doses: more than 2.94 million.

The COVID-19 vaccines currently available require two shots. Pfizer’s is taken three weeks apart and Moderna’s four weeks apart.

The CDC on its tracking dashboard reported that California through Monday had administered 8,969 doses for every 100,000 residents, which ranked 15th lowest among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. The total reported by CDPH on Tuesday works out to 9,094 per 100,000.

The CDC also on Tuesday released its allocation data for next week. California is slated to receive about a 5% boost over this week’s total, with an increase of nearly 30,000 Moderna doses, pushing it from about 564,000 to 594,000. The federal government gave California 486,000 doses each of the previous two weeks.

— Sacramento: 119,962

— Placer: 46,254

/19/21 Oc Revised Orders And Strong Recommendations For Moving To The Yellow Tier

The Orange County Health Officer, Dr. Clayton Chau, has revised the Orders and Strong Recommendations in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in response to Orange County moving to the Yellow Tier of the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.” Yellow Tier designates our County as being at “minimal” risk level for transmission of COVID-19. Among the “Orders and Recommendations” are:

Businesses and activities allowed to open under the tier assigned to Orange County may open, provided that such businesses and activities comply with all applicable restrictions for that tier under the . They shall operate in accordance with the requirements and applicable industry guidance listed here; and all County residents and visitors shall wear face coverings as required by the California Department of Public Health Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings issued by on May 3, 2021. 

The Strong Recommendations include the continuation of 6-feet of physical distancing between people who are not in the same household when in a public place, visiting a retail, commercial, or other place of business, or at work. For the complete list of revised Orders and Strong recommendations, read the original release here.

/15/21 All Californians Over The Age Of 16 Are Now Eligible To Receive The Covid

All residents interested in being vaccinated are encouraged to register at Othena to be notified when there are appointments available:

Step 1:  Simply register on Othena.com to be placed in a “digital waiting room”

Step 2:  Appointment notifications to those in the “digital waiting room” will be prioritized based on factors including age, time of registration and available vaccine supply

For more information, visit My Turn.

How Do Underlying Conditions Impact When You Get The Vaccine And What Qualifies

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On Feb. 12 state health officials announced that people 16 to 64 years old with certain severe health conditions .

Here’s a list of those health conditions, according to the state’s health department:

  • Cancer, current with debilitated or immunocompromised state
  • Chronic kidney disease, stage 4 or above
  • Chronic pulmonary disease, oxygen dependent
  • Down syndrome
  • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
  • Severe obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus with hemoglobin A1c level greater than 7.5%

The state’s guidance also says that those in that age group could be eligible if, “as a result of developmental or other severe high-risk disability” the individual could die from COVID-19, stop receiving health care services that are “vital to their well-being and survival” or if getting COVID-19 care would be too challenging.

Medical providers will have the discretion to determine a patient’s eligibility. State health officials said the list of eligible conditions could change based on scientific data and analysis.

State Lawmakers Who Rejected Vaccine Mask Mandates Test Positive Go To Hospital

Two Republican state legislators who opposed mask and vaccine mandates have received hospital care after contracting the coronavirus.

Wisconsin Sen. Andre Jacque of De Pere said Monday that he and some family members tested positive late last week and he was at a hospital with pneumonia. He did not say whether he had been admitted. 

Jacque, who testified Wednesday in the Wisconsin State Capitol without wearing a mask in at least one hearings, has been outspoken in his disdain for vaccine mandates and voted against the governor’s mask requirement.

In North Carolina, House member Keith Kidwell of Craven County, who has called vaccine campaigns “manipulation,” was hospitalized along with his wife last week after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

In a message that fellow Rep. Larry Pittman read on the House floor Thursday before the hospitalization, Kidwell said, “Just walking to the bathroom is exhausting.”

— Molly Beck, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and Todd Wetherington, New Bern Sun Journal

Phase 1b Would Cover Seniors Age 75 And Older And Many Other Essential Workers

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The next tier of COVID-19 vaccines, Phase 1B Tier 1, could come “very soon, as supply increases over the next few weeks,” Dr. Robert Schechter, co-chair of California’s Drafting Guidelines Workgroup, said on Wednesday, Jan. 6.

Schechter made the statement, somewhat reluctantly, during a meeting of the Community Vaccine Advisory Committee after being pressed to provide a more definitive estimate for when the next phase of vaccines might roll out. But before that happens, front-line health care workers and residents at long-term care facilities who are in the Phase 1A groups will need to have completed their vaccinations, which require two injections about three weeks apart. The state has administered only about one-third of the 1.3 million vaccines it has as of Jan. 3, Gov. Gavin Newson said.

Looking forward, the Drafting Guidelines Workgroup and the Community Vaccine Advisory Committee are preparing for who will receive the shots and how to make sure they are administered equitably. They face a dizzying array of research, decisions and logistics that must be adjusted to each new group as the vaccines roll out.

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“Some people might be hesitant to get the vaccine if they are required to give a Social Security number,” he said.

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What Share Of The Population Has Been Partly Or Fully Vaccinated Against Covid

The following charts show the breakdown of vaccinations by those that have been partly or fully vaccinated. A person is considered partly vaccinated if they have received only one dose of a 2-dose vaccine protocol. A person is considered fully vaccinated if they have received a single-dose vaccine or both doses of a two-dose vaccine.

This data is only available for countries which report the breakdown of doses administered by first and second doses.

/04/21 Governor Newsom Signs Bill Giving Small Business A $62 Billion Tax Cut

Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that will give small businesses hit hardest by this pandemic a $6.2 billion tax cut over the next six years – a critical lifeline that will help get our small businesses back on their feet and an important component of California’s economic recovery strategy.

Under the legislation, AB 80, the forgiven PPP loans that businesses received from the federal government during the pandemic will not be counted as taxable income, and these businesses can also deduct the costs of expenses that those loans paid for. This is additional state tax relief for the small businesses that have been struggling most, and may very well make a difference in their choosing to reopen, stay open, or shut down as they look to the future.

Read the full press release here.

California Updates Mask Mandate For June 15 Reopening: New Details From State

The California Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday that the state will align with federal face masking guidance when the state reopens next week.

The masking guidance as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would enable fully vaccinated people to forego wearing a mask in most indoor and outdoor situations, with some exceptions.

Masks are still required for everyone at K-12 schools and child care centers, on public transit and in health care settings — including long-term care facilities. They’ll also be mandatory in correctional facilities, detention centers, homeless and emergency shelters, and cooling centers.

“Fully vaccinated people can resume everyday activities without wearing a mask, except in a few limited settings that are required by federal and state rules,” state Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Wednesday during a briefing on the updated guidance.

People who are not fully vaccinated will still be required to wear a mask or face covering when indoors, Ghaly said, or when attending large outdoor events like concerts or sports.

State officials have previously stated their intent to lift most masking requirements when the state lifts its reopening tier system, formally known as the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, next Tuesday.

The state will also not require most businesses to check someone’s vaccination status before they are allowed inside without a mask.

— Bay City News and KQED’s Laura Klivans

Cal/osha To Consider Rules Allowing Vaccinated Employees To Work Unmasked

The state agency responsible for creating safety rules for the workplace will meet on Thursday to consider adopting new guidelines around employee masking and social distancing.

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board released its , which, if approved, would do away with most requirements involving masks and physical distancing for fully vaccinated workers.

There are some exceptions, including locations like classrooms and mass transit, where masks would still be required for everyone, or in the event of outbreaks. General physical distancing requirements for workers would be dropped, except for certain workplaces during major outbreaks.

Additionally, under the updated guidelines, employers would be required to provide “clean and undamaged” face coverings — but not necessary N95 masks — for employees not fully vaccinated. The issue became a pain point for business groups who voiced concerns around the cost of supplies needed by health care professionals.

The updated rules are generally consistent with the broader guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health that will take effect Tuesday on the state’s big reopening day.

But there’s a caveat — even if passed on June 17, the new rules wouldn’t take effect until 10 days after due to the administrative law process.

“I’m very mindful of those gaps and we’ll address them appropriately,” he said.

/03/2021 New Funding Rounds Announced For The California Small Business

Sacramento, CA – California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate , part of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development , announced today four new funding rounds for the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, which speeds much-needed relief to individuals, families, and businesses suffering the most significant economic hardship due to COVID-19.

Guided by a principle of equity, the Program provides a crucial financial lifeline to traditionally underserved small businesses and non-profits. In its first two funding rounds, the Program selected just over 40,000 small businesses and non-profits to receive approximately $500 million in grant funding. More than 350,000 small businesses and non-profits applied in a competitive process, with funding requests totaling more than $4.5 billion. Read more about the California Small Business Covid-19 Relief Program.

The recently signed package provides $2.075 billion – a four-fold increase to that initial $500 million – for grants up to $25,000 for small businesses impacted by the pandemic. The new package also includes a $50 million allocation for non-profit cultural institutions. Four competitive funding rounds will be conducted by CalOSBA’s selected intermediary, Lendistry. See additional information here and below:

/29/2021 County Of Orange Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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The County of Orange will launch an Emergency Rental Assistance program on February 1, 2021 and will accept applications for a period of one month from eligible renter households with unpaid rent or utilities bills due to the impact of COVID-19.

It is important to note that the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, and Irvine received direct allocations from the U.S. Department of the Treasury as they have populations that exceed 200,000 residents. Residents of each of those three cities will be served by local city programs.

Eligibility criteria includes, but is not limited to:

• Rental households who can demonstrate that their housing stability is at risk due to unpaid rent or utility bills due to COVID-19 

Please know the ERA program does not apply to homeowners and past due mortgage payments, utilities, or energy costs and is solely to be used for renter households. 

Documentation requirements include:

• Photo ID

• Copy of a lease agreement

• Proof of income affected by COVID-19, such as an unemployment letter or letter from an employer that details your reduced hours or pay

• Proof of unpaid rent or utilities such as documentation from a landlord or utility company stating the amount owed and that it is overdue

Read the full release here.


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