COVID-19 Response Levels

Black Hawk County Public Health is using a simple classification system to communicate the status of the COVID-19 outbreak locally, and provide clarification on how residents can best help prevent further spread of the disease in our community. If the two indicators suggest different transmission levels, the higher level is selected.

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Low

What this means:

<10 cases per 100,000 in the last 7 days or <5% 14 day average percent positivity

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Moderate

What this means:

10 - 49.99 cases per 100,000 in the last 7 days or 5 - 7.99% 14-day average percent positivity

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Substantial

What this means:

50 - 99.99 cases per 100,000 in the last 7 days or 8 - 9.99% 14-day average percent positivity

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High

What this means:

>100 cases per 100,000 in the last 7 days or >10% 14 day average percent positivity