Data and tools
Last updated March 16, 2023 at 4:56 PM
California has collected a wide range of data to inform its response to COVID-19. The State has also developed tools to help process and analyze that data. These are made available to everyone to use.
On this page:
- Data models
- Data dashboards
- Source data and data dictionaries
- Contact for questions
- Explore more data
The California COVID-19 Assessment Tool (CalCat) is a model to inform state and local response. You can find nowcasts, forecasts, and scenarios:
Statewide case statistics and demographics
This includes positive cases, deaths, and testing results.
Statewide dashboard on Tableau
Case, death, and test source data and data dictionary on Open Data Portal
Probable case data on Open Data Portal
The impact on hospitals in the state of California
This includes suspected and positive hospitalized patients by county, including ICU patients.
Hospital source data and data dictionary on Open Data Portal
Select sewersheds track the level of COVID-19 detected in wastewater. This can provide early warning of cases spikes.
Wastewater dashboard at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
This dataset contains statewide numbers of COVID-19 outbreaks and cases, organized by setting, reported to CDPH since January 1, 2021.
COVID-19 outbreak source data and data dictionary on Open Data Portal
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) supply
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) distributed by California Governor’s Logistics Task Force. PPE products include N-95 respirators, masks, gowns, face shields and gloves.
PPE supply dashboard on Tableau
PPE supply source data on Open Data Portal
PPE distribution data dictionary
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) fulfilled by California Office of Emergency Services.
|COUNTY||String||County requesting the product||Daily|
|PRODUCT FAMILY||String||Summary level category of the product||Daily|
|QUANTITY FILLED||Numeric||Quantity of product sent to a warehouse/agency for fulfillment||Daily|
|Numeric||Zip where the facility is located that is receiving the shipped product.||Never|
The impact on people facing homelessness
The impact of Project Roomkey and other measures to help Californians facing homelessness. This includes room requests, rooms occupied, and trailer distribution.
Homelessness source data on Open Data Portal
Homeless impact data dictionary
|ROOMS||Number||The point in time number of hotel/motel rooms a community has secured for individuals facing homelessness in need of isolation. These rooms are secured through an agreement or other type of arrangement with a Hotel/Motel owner||Daily|
|ROOMS OCCUPIED||Number||The point in time number of rooms secured in which a Project Roomkey participant has moved into||Daily|
|TRAILER REQUESTED||Number||Total number of Project Roomkey trailers the community has formally submitted a request for or has been designated to receive|
|TRAILERS DELIVERED||Number||The total number of Project Roomkey trailers the community has received from the state (to be delivered and counted the community must also have necessary trailer supports in place)|
|DONATED TRAILERS DELIVERED||Number||Total number of donated Project Roomkey trailers delivered statewide|
You can access the COVID-19 database in two ways:
- Access the database directly in SQL format at
- Access the data through the
Source data and dictionaries
The California Open Data Portal hosts the source data and dictionaries used for all the charts on this website. This includes:
- Vaccine progress dashboard data
- Vaccine progress dashboard data by zip code
- Time series metrics by county and state
- Post-vaccination infection data
- Variants data
- Hospital data
- Equity metrics
Contact for questions
Email StateInfo@state.ca.gov with questions about these datasets.
Explore more data
Statewide and county cases, deaths, hospitalizations, and tests, including by vaccination status, gender, and age