Latest Stats

3,593 Confirmed Cases                  (up 2.3% from the previous day)

155 Deaths                                         (up 0% from the previous day)

39,079 Tested                                   (up 1.2% from the previous day)

For more statistics from the COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard, click the desktop or mobile tab on the County’s sbcovid19.com website.

Specialized Team Focusing on Helping Skilled Nursing Facilities

Three major County institutions — the Department of Public Health, the Department of Behavioral Health and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center — have joined forces to create a specialized team of medical experts to assist caregivers at skilled nursing facilities throughout the county.

Skilled Nursing Facility + Outreach Support Team, or SO+S is part of a countywide multi-department task force organized to provide expertise and training to caregivers working with patients at particular risk from COVID-19 — namely, the elderly and those with preexisting conditions.

“Nationally and locally, patients in skilled nursing homes and other assisted living facilities have been among those most severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Curt Hagman, chairman of the Board of Supervisors. “In response, we are devoting considerable effort and resources to assist these facilities and offer further protection to the County’s most vulnerable residents.”

Emergency medicine physician assistants and mental health staff have already begun traveling to facilities throughout San Bernardino County to conduct assessments of facility operations and provide equipment and training. Following are among the team’s top priorities:

-Provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to facilities, along with training on how best to use and maintain the equipment;

-Evaluate operations, including potential supply chain and operational concerns;

-Provide up-to-date information on COVID-19 containment best practices;

-Share tips for streamlining resource-ordering procedures; and

-Establish and share guidelines for segmenting C-19 positive patients and patients under investigation.

For more information, please call (909) 387-3911. If you manage a skilled nursing facility and would like to schedule a site visit, please contact Christian Barragan at (909) 677-6533 or barraganC@armc.sbcounty.gov.

What is Open and What’s Not Open … So Far

County Supervisors are working with state officials, neighboring counties and  Recovery Coalition Team to safely and methodically reopen the local economy. The early Phase 2 stage, which allows many businesses to open in a limited fashion. The governor announced new variances that could allow counties to move further into Phase 2. The County hopes to have an announcement very soon on how this will affect our communities.

This transition time allows business owners time to develop their own individual operational plans that will ensure employee safety, customer distancing and sanitation protocols, as well as industry specific guidelines that can be found here.

Testing Locations for Weeks of May 18 and May 25, 2020

(New) SoCal Emergency Medicine Urgent Care Centers — 7 days a week, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday – Arrowhead Regional Medical Center – 400 N. Pepper Ave., Colton

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Appointment ONLY, call 1-855-422-8029

Monday through Friday – SAC Health Systems (IEHP Members only) – 250 South G Street, San Bernardino

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Appointment ONLY, call (909) 771-2911

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – MCH Rural Health Clinic – 29099 Hospital Road, Lake Arrowhead

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointment ONLY, call (909) 336-9715

Tuesday, May 19 – Helendale Community Service District – 26540 Vista Road, Helendale

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Appointment ONLY, at http://sbcovid19.com/community-drive-through-events/

Tuesday, May 19 – Highland Community Park/YMCA – 7793 Central Ave., Highland

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. No additional appointments available

Wednesday, May 20 – Barstow Sports Park – 2800 Mayor Katy Pkwy., Barstow

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Appointment ONLY, at http://sbcovid19.com/community-drive-through-events/

Friday, May 22 – Montclair Place – 5060 E. Montclair Plaza Lane, Montclair

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Appointment ONLY, at http://sbcovid19.com/community-drive-through-events/

Wednesday, May 27 – Apple Valley Civic Center Park – 14999 Dale Evans Pkwy., Apple Valley

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Appointment ONLY, at http://sbcovid19.com/community-drive-through-events/

Friday, May 29 – Montclair Place – 5060 E. Montclair Plaza Lane, Montclair

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Appointment ONLY, at http://sbcovid19.com/community-drive-through-events/

Testing is now open to any residents, regardless of showing any symptoms. County Public Health is also conducting testing at select nursing facilities for at-risk seniors living at those facilities.

State Testing Locations and Information

Daily through May 30 – Victor Valley College – 71 Mojave Fish Hatchery Road, Victorville

Monday to Friday through May 29 – Victorville Activities Center – 15075 Hesperia Rd., Victorville

Monday to Friday through May 29 – Adelanto Stadium -12000 Stadium Way, Adelanto

All state events are scheduled 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Appointment ONLY.

Visit https://lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1123

For all COVID-19 related information, including case statistics, FAQs, guidelines and resources, visit the County’s COVID-19 webpage at http://sbcovid19.com/.  Residents of San Bernardino County may also call the COVID-19 helpline at (909) 387-3911 for general information and resources about the virus. The phone line is NOT for medical calls and is available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Questions about social services, please call 211.