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PBC Covid-19 Actual Hospital Report 

 Emergency Directive 2021-A

Rescinded as of October 19, 2021 - Archived Reports Available

Hospital Reporting Directive Dashboard – Defined Metrics

  1. Total staffed hospital beds - Defined: Licensed and physically available with staff on hand to attend patient.

  2. Current Staffed General Acute Care beds (not including OB, Pediatric, or Specialty/Rehab beds) – Defined: Beds available for patients who do not require intensive care

  3. Current staffed inventory of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for:
    1. Adult - Defined: beds supporting critically ill patients, including patients with or without ventilator support
    2. Pediatric - Defined: beds supporting critically ill/injured patients 17 years or younger, including patients with or without ventilator support

  4. Total number of unused beds that can be converted to ICU beds - Defined: acute care bed that that can be converted to support critically ill patients, including patients with or without ventilator support

  5. Total number of ventilators in hospital inventory (whether in use or not) – Defined: number of devices used to support, assist or control respiration through the applicationof positive pressure to the airway when delivered via an artificial airway

  6. Total census for all beds – Defined: number of inpatients

  7. Total census for General Acute Care beds - Defined: number of inpatients not including specialty care (ICU)

  8. Total census for ICU beds for:
    1. Adult – Defined: number of critically ill or injured patients, including ventilator support
    2. Pediatric – Defined: number of critically ill/injured patients 17 years or younger, including patients with or without ventilator support

  9. Total number of ventilators in use for all patients (including patients not admitted for COVID-19) – Defined: number of devices in use to support, assist or control respiration through the application of positive pressure to the airway when delivered via an artificial airway

  10. Total COVID-19 positive patients currently admitted for- Defined: Total patient census including suspected and lab confirmed COVID-19 patients admitted to general, isolation or ICU beds, and all overflow & surge/expansion beds with patients
    1. Adult – 18 years or older
    2. Pediatric – 17 years or younger

  11. Total COVID-19 positive patients in ICU beds for: Defined: Total patient census including suspected and lab confirmed COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU
    1. Adult - 18 years or older
    2. Pediatric - 17 years or younger

  12. Total COVID-19 positive patients on a ventilator – Defined: Total number of patients currently hospitalized in an inpatient bed who have suspected, or lab confirmed COVID-19 and are on a mechanical ventilator at the time of report.

  13. New COVID-19 positive patients admitted since the prior day’s reporting – Defined: the number of patients admitted to an inpatient bed the previous calendar day who had confirmed COVID-19 at the time of admission.

  14. COVID-19 positive patients discharged since the prior day’s reporting- Defined: the number of COVID-19 positive patients that leaves the hospital and either returns home or is transferred to another facility

  15. Total COVID-19 positive transfers in accepted - Defined: The total number of COVID-19 positive patients transferred from one acute care medical facility to another acute care medical facility

  16. Total COVID-19 positive transfers out for – Defined: The total number of COVID-19 positive patients transferred from one acute care medical facility to another acute caremedical facility
    1. In county
    2. Out of county

  17. Emergency department (ED) bed holds – Defined: number of ED patients placed in a temporary holding area that already have a disposition (admission, transfer, OR, discharge) but cannot be accommodated due to a lack of inpatient beds, OR availability, or discharge issues such as locating a responsible caretaker.

  18. If available, the number of COVID-19 positive patients admitted who were fully vaccinated (two weeks post final dose)

  19. If available, the number of COVID-19 positive patients admitted who were unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated (not yet two weeks post final dose)

These metrics will be evaluated and refined and adjustments may be made in the future.

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Vaccine Appointment Information

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Testing Sites

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D​OH-Palm Beach facilities will be closed on Thanksgiving and the Day After Thanksgiving
FDOH Lake Worth Health Center​

1250 Southwinds Drive
Lantana, FL 33462
Over 2 years old; with or without symptoms
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm​​


FDOH​ Palm Beach County C.L. Brumback Health Center

38754 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430 (near the county jail)
Any age; with or without symptoms
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am ​
(unless closed for a holiday)​


FAU Tech Runway

901 NW 35th Street​
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Residents should enter the testing site from Spanish River Boulevard.
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing ​site


Gaines Park

1501 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ​
Saturday - Sunday 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing ​site​​


Gardens Branch - PBC Libraries

11303 Campus Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing ​site​​


​Mid County Senior Center -
​Main Auditorium

3680 Lake Worth Road
Palm Springs, FL 33461
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm


South County Civic Center

16700 Jog Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
Open Monday - Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ​
*Drive-thru testing site​​



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