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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Bay Area ICU Availability Remains Below 15%, State Regional Stay-at-Home Order Still in Effect

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The State of California’s Regional Stay at Home Order remains in effect in the Bay Area, as available intensive care unit (ICU) beds remains below the 15% threshold. Bay Area ICU availability is 3.0% as of January 8.

The order will end once the region’s ICU capacity projected out four weeks is equal to or greater than 15%.

Learn more about California's Regional Stay at Home Order

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Phases

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) has published an overview of COVD-19 vaccine distribution phases, in accordance with a federal and state framework. This timing is estimated and subject to change.

Because a limited amount of COVID-19 vaccine is available right now, the vaccine is being made available in phases to different populations based on risk factors. CCHS does not yet have a precise timeline for when the vaccine will be available to groups in different phases/tiers. It will take several months before the vaccines are widely available to the general public. 

The chart below outlines the order in which people will become eligible to get vaccinated based on criteria developed by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Learn more about vaccine distribution phases, read vaccine FAQ and more at the links below.

Contra Costa Vaccine Information

Contra Costa Vaccine Distribution Phases 

Contra Costa Vaccine Information for Healthcare Workers

Contra Costa County Vaccine FAQ

Contra Costa County COVID-19 Ethical and Equitable Vaccine Allocations Committee

State of California Vaccination Plan Information 

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