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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
Potential Surge Capacity
*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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Cottage's emergency rooms are open for all needs. Precautions have been taken to protect patients from exposure to COVID-19.
The Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital is fully staffed and open for all patients and all emergency care needs.
Cottage Health is prepared to provide ongoing care in our community and has isolation precautions in place to provide care for this and other respiratory illnesses.
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