Eric Lamoureux, (Acting) Deputy Director, Cal OES Response Operations
- Focusing on procuring more PPEs and coordinating procurement asks with other states; and
- Continue to prepare the state for the inevitable hospital surge.
Eli Owen, Commander, California Threat Assessment Center, Cal OES
- Cal OES has stood up 14 task
- California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is working with public health officials to address issues around prisons and slowing the spread for those incarcerated;
- Working with the Health and Human Services Agency on alternative cares sites;
- The passage of the CARES Act by Congress will provide positive changes to economic injury loans, paycheck protections, and the pushing out deadlines for taxes;
- The USNS Mercy is now accepting patients; and
- The Department of Education has approved more than 5,000 sites to provide meals to students for the duration of school closures.
Brian Ferguson Public Information Officer, Cal OES
- Announced a campaign to connect
with our older Californians;
- Rolling out services for seniors via 211; and
- Partnering with non-profits like AARP.
- 25,000 medical professionals signed up to help via the new health corps program the Governor announced on Monday.