Suffolk County EOC Update/Situation Report

Incident: COVID 19 Situation Report: COVID-19-94
Reporting Agency: Suffolk County Emergency Operations Center
EOC Manager: Ed Schneyer
Date & Time Period Reported: June 3, 2020 – 1900 hour

SITUATION OVERVIEW:

Situation Overview 
Confirmed Cases Deaths  Hospitalized
Worldwide  6,333,760 378,240
United States 1,827,206 106,028
New York  373,040 29,968
Suffolk County  40,024** 1,915 225*

*Hospitalized numbers are from 6/2/2020
**Confirmed Cases number as of 6/2/2020 using the new Suffolk County COVID-19 mapping website, numbers have been verified and all COVID-19 positive residents have been recalculated.

Confirmed Cases by Town as of 6/2/2020 13:09
Total Confirmed: 40,024 New Today: 82

Islip 12,166 Southampton 994
Brookhaven 9,200 Riverhead 704
Babylon 6,713 Southold 352
Huntington 4,662 East Hampton 194
Smithtown 2,341 Shelter Island 6

Township not known: 2,692 Total in CRM: 40,024 records
*Please note: Due to the nature of this event, numbers may differ from online sites.

EOC STATUS:

  • Suffolk EOC is operating at Level 3 operational hours are 0800 hr – 1800 hr. Monday – Friday. The hours will be 0800 hr – 1600 hr on Saturday and Sunday.
  • ESF 3, ESF 5, ESF 7, ESF 8, ESF13, and SC Sheriffs representatives staffing the EOC.
  • EOC staff scheduled for EOC operation through Friday 6/12/20.

DECLARATIONS/EMERGENCY ORDERS
FEDERAL:            Yes
NEW YORK STATE:            Yes
SUFFOLK COUNTY:           Yes

MEETINGS SCHEDULED

0800 – FRES Commissioner Update CC
0830 – OEM / County Exec Update CC
1430 – NYS DHSES Mortuary Services CC
1600 – Towns / Villages Update CC

LOCAL INFORMATION

  • County Executive Steve Bellone discussed an emergency measure to encourage restaurant owners to expand seating into the outdoors, where the threat of exposure to the virus is less likely. Bellone said the county health department would grant automatic approval for outdoor dining to eateries as long as local authorities approve the new setting.
  • The website for the Regional Planning Dashboard (https://forward.ny.gov/regional-monitoring-dashboard) provides information about whether our region is meeting the 7 COVID-19 Metrics required to reopen.

NATIONAL / NEW YORK STATE INFORMATION

  • Each region will reopen businesses in phases, with at least two weeks in between each phase. State and local leaders are to monitor the effects of the reopening and ensure hospitalization and infection rates are not increasing before moving to the next phase and permitting more economic activity.
  • Phase One: Open for 9 of the 10 regions
     Construction, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, Retail – (Limited to curbside or in-store pickup or drop off), Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade.
  • Phase Two: Not Open
     Professional Services, Retail, Administrative Support, Real Estate / Rental & Leasing.
  • Phase Three: Not Open
     Restaurants / Food Services.
  • o Phase Four: Not Open
     Arts / Entertainment / Recreation, Education.
  • New York City is on schedule to reopen and enter into Phase One on June 8 .
  • Governor Cuomo outlined additional guidelines for the phased plan to re-open New York on a regional basis. This information is attached in the “NY Forward Reopening Guide”.
  • NYS has added additional Charts for monitoring the ten NY State regions, illustrated below are the Region By Region Status, Early Warning Monitoring Dashboard, and the Monitoring Dashboard by Region. The phase-in plan prioritizes businesses considered to have a greater economic impact and inherently low risks of infection for the workers and customers, followed by other businesses considered to have less economic impact, and those that present a higher risk of infection spread.

 

 

 

FATALITY MANAGEMENT

  • Suffolk County has gone 29 consecutive days without a Hospital Decompression pick-up.
Morgue Census (in location)
Facility Decedents Facility Decedents
ME County morgue 55 County Surge Conex storage 15
Hospital surge Conex storage 7 Building 106 8

 

LOGISTICS-ESF7:

  • 14 Staff assigned 1 Logistics Chief, 13 resource management staff, including Health, Sheriff’s, Parks, DPW, SCPD and Probation.

MEDICAL SUPPLY POD

  • Supply POD continues operations at FRES to distribute supplies. Donations will continue to be accepted at the FRES Supply POD (during normal Supply POD hours).
  • Operations Section of Logistics -15 personnel assigned. POD operates from 0800-1500 hours.
  • The FRES POD distributed to date 5,890,736 pieces of PPE to agencies. Today’s distribution of approximately 34,329 pieces of PPE was provided to misc. agencies with outstanding orders who requested items through the Suffolk County website.

PLANNING:
IMAT Planning Section has been established. See Incident Action Plan for complete details.

COMMUNICATIONS

  • As of 1700 hrs. Today, 311 responded to 225 COVID-19 related calls. Additionally they received 345 non-Covid calls.
  • Please see the 311 FAQ’s as of 3JUN20 for a comprehensive list of Covid-19 related information.

HEALTH & HOSPITALS

  • To date over 195.5 K people tested in Suffolk County 20.5 percent or over 40 K of those tested positive for COVID-19. Yesterday 4,840 were tested in Suffolk County with 82 testing positive.
  • 119,305 total positive antibody tests administered to date in Suffolk County.
  • 14,334 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies..
  • As of yesterday County wide:
    o Hospitals: ICU beds in county: 591      ICU beds available: 280

 

 

NYS has also added an additional chart illustrating Daily Hospitalizations by Region. The Long Island Region Chart is:

 

RECOVERY

  • The State of New York received a Major Disaster Declaration FEMA-4480-DR for the COVID-19 Incident; DHSES Recovery has scheduled an additional virtual Applicants Brief for June 3 via WebEx.

NEXT BRIEFING 6/4/20 – PM

Edward C. Schneyer
Director of Emergency Preparedness
Suffolk County Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services
Office Phone:  631-852-4904
Office Fax:  631-852-4922
Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management

John Bergquist
Fishers Island Emergency Management Director
(FIFD EMD)
fijohnny@fishersisland.net

*Updates will be posted as they come in daily.

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