COVID-19 Update from Cottage Health

Below is a status update as of August 7, 2020.

  • Cottage Health is caring for a total of 275 patients across all campuses.

  • 217 are acute care patients; 171 acute care beds remain available.

  • Of the 217 acute care patients, 19 patients are on ventilators. 71 ventilators remain available (adult, pediatric and neonatal ventilators).

  • Of the 217 acute care patients, 35 are in isolation with COVID-19 symptoms; 31 are confirmed COVID-19 positive.

  • Of the 35 patients in isolation, 13 patients are in critical care.

  • From July 20–26:
    3,730 COVID-19 laboratory tests were collected by Cottage Health. Results: 233 positive, 3,497 negative

  • From July 27 – August 2:
    3,261 COVID-19 laboratory tests were collected by Cottage Health. Results: 124 positive, 2,802 negative, 335 pending

COVID-19 Daily Report - August 7, 2020

Available Acute Care Beds* In Use Available Total
Adult medical-surgical beds 144 94 238
Adult intensive care beds 42 23 65
Antepartum and postpartum beds 12 25 37
Pediatric medical-surgical beds 2 16 18
Pediatric intensive care beds 1 7 8
Neonatal intensive care beds 16 6 22
217 171 388

Potential Surge Capacity

  • 168 bed/cot spaces and 87 acute care beds, pending equipment and staffing
  • 33 of these beds currently have available equipment
  • 0 of these 87 currently have available staffing
Ventilators In Use Available Total
Neonatal ventilators - 13 13
Adult/ pediatric ventilators 19 58 77
19 71 90
Surge Plan--Current identified anesthesia machines for additional capacity 39
COVID-19, Confirmed/Suspected No Ventilator Ventilator Total
COVID-19, stable condition 22 - 22
COVID-19, critical condition 7 6 13
29 6 35
COVID-19, confirmed hospitalized patients** 31
Laboratory Tests*** 7/20/2020 - 7/26/2020 7/27/2020 - 8/2/2020
Total Samples Collected 3,730 3,261
COVID-19 Positive Result 233 124
COVID-19 Negative Result 3,497 2,802
Result Pending - 335
3,730 2,926
% of final results, positive 6.25% 4.24%

*Does not include Psychiatry or Rehabilitation

**Effective April 22, 2020, reporting guidelines by California Department of Public Health, modified "Confirmed Patients" to include only those with a positive laboratory test.

***Laboratory tests ordered and collected by Cottage. Laboratory results take up to four (4) days to result.

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