Orange County has seen protesting over the past few weeks in support of opening businesses and resuming life. As impatient as county residents may be, there are some challenges Orange County has to face outside the county before opening up. In a press conference Monday, Governor Newsom said any decisions on reopening would be done in collaboration with other western states. Currently there is a Western Pact with California and four other Western states.
David M. Souleles, Director of Orange County Public Health Services announced his retirement on April 23. Mr. Souleles was in charge of Covid-19 testing in the county and exactly one day after Orange County rolled out a Covid-19 testing plan he publicized his retirement.
Private doctors are starting to administer Covid-19 tests throughout Orange County, offering certificates saying you are negative and may go back to work. Orange County Deputy Agency Director, Public Health Services David M. Souleles addressed the elusive paperwork and private practice testing groups in Orange County.