Governor Newsom Announces Plan to Resume Delayed Health Care that was Deferred as Hospitals Prepared for COVID-19 Surge

Governor Newsom Announces Plan to Resume Delayed Health Care that was Deferred as Hospitals Prepared for COVID-19 Surge

Sacramento, CA…Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced plans to allow hospitals and health systems to resume delayed medical care for Californians – such as heart valve replacements, angioplasty and tumor removals, and key preventive care services, such as colonoscopies – which were deferred as the state’s health care delivery systems prepared for a surge of […]

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts for April 21st! 33,261 Infected, 1,268 Deaths

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts for April 21st!  33,261 Infected, 1,268 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 33,261 confirmed cases and 1,268 deaths.  Racial Demographics – A More Complete Picture  The California Department of Public Health is committed to health equity and collecting more detailed racial and ethnic data that will provide additional understanding […]

Abbott Shipping 4,000,000 COVID-19 Antibody Tests This Month & 20,000.000 By June

Abbott Shipping 4,000,000 COVID-19 Antibody Tests This Month & 20,000.000 By June

Abbott Park, IL…This adds to Abbott’s previously announced COVID-19 molecular tests: the m2000™ lab-based test and ID NOW™ rapid point-of-care test. New antibody test will run on Abbott’s ARCHITECT® i1000SR and i2000SR laboratory instruments and will expand to its new Alinity™ i system. Abbott is shipping now and intends to distribute 4 million tests in […]

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts for April 16th! 25.182 Infected, 890 Deaths

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts for April 16th!  25.182 Infected, 890 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 26,182 confirmed cases and 890 deaths. Racial Demographics – A More Complete Picture. As of April 15, data on race and ethnicity is complete for 65 percent of COVID-19 cases and 87 percent of deaths reported to […]

Governor Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators to Consider Before Modifying the Stay-at-Home Order and Other COVID-19 Interventions

Governor Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators to Consider Before Modifying the Stay-at-Home Order and Other COVID-19 Interventions

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor noted that the progress in flattening the curve, increased preparedness of our health care delivery system and the effects of other COVID-19 interventions have […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FDA Daily Roundup for April 10, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FDA Daily Roundup for April 10, 2020

White Oak, MD….The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: The FDA recently issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a blood purification system to treat patients 18 years of age or older with confirmed COVID-19 admitted to the intensive care unit with confirmed or […]

FDA Coordinates National Effort to Develop Blood-Related Therapies for COVID-19

FDA Coordinates National Effort to Develop Blood-Related Therapies for COVID-19

Washington, DC…The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to play a critical role in accelerating medical countermeasures to treat and prevent COVID-19. As part of the response to this pandemic, the agency is taking the lead on a national effort to facilitate the development of, and access to, two investigational therapies derived from human blood. […]

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 12,026 Cases, 276 Deaths

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 12,026 Cases, 276 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 12,026 confirmed cases and 276 deaths. As of April 3, local health departments have reported 175 confirmed positive cases in health care workers. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public […]

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 6,932 Cases,150 Deaths

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 6,932 Cases,150 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 6,932 confirmed cases and 150 deaths. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public Health website. Testing in California As of March 30, approximately 86,100+* tests had been conducted in California. At least […]