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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Media Advisory: Alternate Care Site Media Walk-Through Tour on 4/6/20

Date: March 31, 2020

Contact: Michelle Shoresman, Public Information Officer,


Photo Opportunity: Alternate Care Site Media Walk-Through Tour

News media are invited to tour the new Alternate Care Site (ACS) at Cal Poly’s Recreation Center. The ACS is expected to be fully operational by April 8 and will accommodate patients recovering from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to help maintain hospital capacity for patients needing other care. The ACS will accommodate a maximum of 931 beds, but will be occupied in phases, based on need. It will be staffed by County Medical Reserve Corps.

What: News media walk-through tour of the new Alternate Care Site (ACS)

Who: News media representatives

When: Monday, April 6, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: Cal Poly Recreation Center, 1 Grand Avenue – Building 43

Please RSVP by April 1 at 12:00 pm:

For updates on COVID-19 in SLO County: Visit or call the recorded Public Health Information Line at (805) 788-2903. A staffed phone assistance center at (805) 543-2444 is available seven (7) days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for questions related to COVID-19.

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