4 NEW COVID-19 TESTING SITES IN ORANGE COUNTY. The following press release was sent by the Orange County Health Agency, an outside organization. Lake Forest Shop & Dine does not edit press releases and we publish them to bring you direct information. Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community-testing sites focused on underserved communities across the state, the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has partnered with the California Department of Public Health to launch four new testing sites in the cities of Buena Park, Orange, Santa Ana and San Juan Capistrano.
Today Lake Forest opened some businesses under stage two of local and state guidelines named the "Resilience Roadmap." Businesses may open as long as they comply with the guidelines voted on by the Orange County Board of Supervisors as well as state and federal orders.
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.
Orange County has officially set up $65 Covid-19 testing centers for insured and uninsured patients.
UCI Health, Alta-Med and Nhan Hoa Comprehensive Health Care Clinic are named as the primary provider of testing sites. Covid-19 testing centers in Orange County are concentrated around mid-county by Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana and Huntington Beach, Orange and Irvine. A testing site in San Clemente is setup for local patients with a doctors order to be tested.
Starting Friday, April 24 some essential workers in Orange County are required to wear face masks while at work. The directive does not apply to customers. Vice Chairman Andrew Do, First District Supervisor, initiated the directive synonymous with the April 1 guidance from the California Department of Public Health, suggesting face coverings to be worn in public.
Hi Locals! We know everything has been moving at the speed of light so we wanted to provide a quick recap for you that's easy, quick and factual. This is a three-part installation starting with our favorite city and county: Lake Forest, Orange County!
Orange County residents protested in front of Santa Ana's federal courthouse in attempts to block the February 20th injunction to transfer 50 Coronavirus patients to Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa.