Facing COVID-19 Head On
Donors Contribute More Than $8.3 Million to Date in Support of Hoag’s COVID-19 Efforts
When COVID-19 hit in early 2020, Hoag leaders sprang into action to ensure the safe care of our community, and donors began asking how they could help. Hoag Hospital Foundation created the COVID-19 Support Fund to assist Hoag in caring for those affected by the virus as well as the caregivers and staff working tirelessly to treat them.
Private and corporate donors have contributed more than $8.3 million to the COVID-19 Support Fund. This generosity has enabled Hoag to act swiftly and proactively in response to an evolving situation. In addition to being prepared with sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) and other necessary supplies, philanthropy has positioned Hoag to be among a small and elite group of health care systems across the country to conduct clinical trials for COVID-19 treatment, vaccine testing and preventive care. Because of the fast-moving and ever-changing nature of the pandemic, Hoag leadership directs dollars from the COVID-19 Support Fund to emergent needs as they arise, ensuring Hoag is prepared to meet the challenges of the virus.
Hoag Is COVID Strong
Thanks to Hoag’s expert medical team and generous donor support, Hoag continues to lead and provide hope through an unprecedented global pandemic in our community and beyond.
About Hoag Hospital Foundation
Thanks in large part to philanthropy, Hoag has become one of the nation’s finest health care systems and serves a diverse and growing population. Hoag Hospital Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hoag (a separate 501(c)(3) corporation), is an integral partner in Hoag’s vision to become a trusted and nationally recognized health care leader. Please visit www.HoagHospitalFoundation.org.
Hoag is a nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 480,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to nine health centers and 13 urgent care centers. Hoag has invested $261 million in programs and services to support the underserved community within the past five years, including areas like mental health, homelessness, transportation for seniors, education, and support for single mothers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. In the 2020 - 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Rankings, Hoag is the highest ranked hospital in Orange County and the only OC hospital ranked in the Top 10 in California. For an unprecedented 23 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.
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