East Bay COVID-19 Update: March 26, 2020

As of March 26, there are 178 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alameda County and 4 deaths (including City of Berkeley information). As of March 26, there are 131 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Contra Costa County and 1 death. Please check www.accma.org/COVID-19 for the latest updates. 
CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity Call

Overview:  During this COCA call, presenters will focus on current information about people who are higher risk for COVID-19 complications because of their age or underlying medical conditions, particularly those that are not well-controlled.  
Date : Friday, March 27, 2020
Time : 11:00am–12:00pm (PST)
Options for Joining  - These calls fill quickly, so please call early and call in (socially distant) groups if possible
  • If joining through Zoom, please click the following link to join the webinar: jhttps://www.zoomgov.com/j/1613416798
  • Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16692545252,,1613416798# or +16468287666,,1613416798#
  • Or Telephone: US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666 
  • Webinar ID: 161 341 6798
  • International numbers available: https://www.zoomgov.com/u/acMT9czZKu
  • Due to the high demand we anticipate for this COCA Call, we encourage participants to consider viewing it on Facebook Live
Additional Information
  • There will only be a few slides for this COCA Call. The slide set is available under the "Call Materials" tab on the COCA Call webpage. Slides will not advance during the presentation portion of this webinar.
  • If you are unable to attend the live COCA Call, the recording will be available for viewing on the COCA Call webpage a few hours after the live event ends. It will be available for viewing immediately after the live event ends at 12:00pm PST on COCA’s Facebook page.
CDC Release Guidance for Optimizing PPE Supply

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a webpage for providers, focusing on optimizing their supplies of PPE. This webpage provides guidance for eye protection , isolation gowns , face masks , and N95 respirators , including advice for reprocessing PPE, crisis capacity strategies, contingency capacity strategies, and more. Visit the CDC's PPE webpage to learn more.

Please contact ACCMA and 510-654-5383 or  accma@accma.org  with any questions or concerns you have. Although we may not currently have an immediate answer to all questions, we want to know the information and resources that you need to continue to provide care for our community during this difficult time.  
This information will also be posted online at  www.accma.org/COVID-19 and will be updated frequently. Please check the ACCMA website regularly for updates.