Suffolk County EOC COVID-19 Update/Situation Report

Incident: COVID 19 Situation Report: COVID-19-187
Reporting Agency: Suffolk County Emergency Operations Center
EOC Manager: Joseph Trzepizur
Date & Time Period Reported: September 23, 2020 – 1600 hour
Report Completed By: Bruce Hoffman and Doug Shearer

SITUATION OVERVIEW:

Situation Overview 
Confirmed Cases Deaths  Hospitalized
Worldwide  31,728,021 973,176
United States 6,921,817 201,459
New York  451,892 33,090
Suffolk County  46,364 2,012 26*

*Hospitalized numbers are from 9/22/2020

Confirmed Cases by Town as of 9/22/2020 13:13
Total Confirmed: 46,364    Additional cases reporting on date: 30
End of Previous Day: 46,334

Islip 13,699 Southampton 1,219
Brookhaven 10,977 Riverhead 820
Babylon 7,556 Southold 422
Huntington 5,773 East Hampton 264
Smithtown 2,897 Shelter Island 9

Township not known: 2,727 Total in CRM: 46,363 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 the operational hours are 0800 hr. – 1600 hr. Monday – Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Today is day 196 of this activation.
  • ESF 5, ESF 8, ESF 13, and SC Sheriff’s representatives staffing the EOC.
  • EOC staff scheduled for EOC operation through Friday 10/02/2020.

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

MEETINGS SCHEDULED
0830 – OEM / County Exec Update CC

LOCAL INFORMATION

  •  Governor Cuomo recently announced the launch of “The COVID-19 Report Card”, an online dashboard that tracks real-time COVID-19 infections and testing operations of every New York school and school district.

NATIONAL / NEW YORK STATE INFORMATION

  • The updated list (as of 9/22) of states on the travel advisory for required quarantine are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

PLANNING

  • IMAT Planning Section has been established. See Incident Action Plan for additional details. Planning Section will be operational on Tuesday and Thursday from 0800 to 1500 hrs.

COMMUNICATIONS

  • As of 1545 today, 311 responded to 133 COVID-19 related calls, they received 186 non-Covid calls.

LOGISTICS-ESF7 / MEDICAL SUPPLY POD

  • 9 Staff assigned 1 Logistics Chief, 1 Deputy Logistics Chiefs, 2 resource management staff, including Sheriff’s, and Probation.
  •  The FRES Supply POD was closed today. The POD will operate this week on Tuesday and Thursday from 0800-1300.
  • As of the close of operations on Tuesday (9/22) 1,518 pieces of PPE were distributed bringing the total FRES POD, distributed 7,222,686 pieces of PPE to agencies to date.

HEALTH & HOSPITALS

  • To date over 789,638 people tested in Suffolk County 5.9 percent or over 46,208 of those tested positive for COVID-19. Yesterday 5,254 were tested in Suffolk County with 32 testing positive.
  • On September 22:
    – 262,631 total tested for antibodies
    –   27,904 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
  • Countywide Hospitals (information from 9/22/20 NYS HERD):
    – Hospital beds in County: 3,022; Hospital beds available 721 = 24%
    – ICU beds in county: 378; ICU beds available 101 = 27%

 

RECOVERY

  • The State of New York received a Major Disaster Declaration FEMA-4480-DR for the COVID-19 Incident.

NEXT BRIEFING 9/24/20 – PM

Joseph Trzepizur, EOC Manager
Office 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

Bruce Hoffman, Training Officer
Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services
Office of Emergency Management
102 East Avenue, Yaphank, New York 11980
Bruce.Hoffman@suffolkcountyny.gov
631.852.5125 Office
631.835.1329 Mobile

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

*Updates will be posted as they come in.

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