The COVID-19 Community Level and associated metrics presented on our website will be updated weekly, on Friday. For more in depth, county specific COVID information please visit the CDC's website.
Updated 4/28/23 at 8:35 am
If case rates per 100,000 population for all three counties are reflecting zero for the prior week in each county, it means case rates were less than 10 cases and the actual number is suppressed.
When making decisions about community prevention strategies and individual preventive behaviors in addition to vaccination, people should consider the COVID-19 Community Level in the county. Layered prevention strategies - like staying up to date on vaccines, screening testing, ventilation and wearing masks - can help limit severe disease and reduce potential strain on the health care system.
CDC looks at the combination of three metrics —
Using these data, the COVID-19 community level is classified as low, medium, or high.