Weekly COVID-19 Dashboard Update for April 2, 2021
The D115 COVID-19 Dashboardhas been updated for the week of March 28, 2021, to reflect the latest information from our school and local health department. The Lake County Health Department (LCHD) has moved the School Decision Dashboard to the main COVID-19 Data Hub and made changes to several graphics.
All external indicators have increased over the past 2 weeks. As of March 31, the incidence rate for Lake County is 10.88 percent. For the 60044 ZIP Code, the 7-day rolling average incidence rate is 8.57 on April 1. For the 60045 ZIP Code, the 7-day rolling average incidence rate was 13.52 per 100,000 residents. As of April 1, the seven-day rolling average for Lake County from the CDC for new cases is 94.47 percent and the test positivity rate is 3.72 percent.
Additionally, there has been a 67% change in new hospital admissions according to the CDC; and the youth incidence rate for children ages 14-18 is at 12.43 percent in Lake County. Youth incidence rates for children ages 13 and younger range from 5.20-6.03 percent.
Weekly COVID testing continues at LFHS. The following links will assist with the COVID Testing process:
The LCHD published an updated COVID-19 School Toolkit on March 24. Three symptoms have been removed from the exclusion list- abdominal pain, new congestion/runny nose, and nausea. The daily screener will be modified to reflect these changes for the school reopening on 4/5/21. If you do not see the updated questions when filling out the screener, please refresh your link.