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COVID-19 Dashboard

Updated Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) data through week of: January 14, 2021
Data for specific townships is not available until Tuesday afternoons. It will be listed as TBA until the data is released Tuesday afternoon and can be updated.  All data can be seen by using the resources listed at the bottom of the page.
Data will be updated each Wednesday afternoon by SDST

 

SDST Incidence Rate (1/14/2021)

208.77

Number of positive cases within Springfield Township divided by the population x 100,000

SDST Percent Positivity Rate (1/14/2021)

6.28%

Positive tests Springfield Township multiplied by 100%.  See J´╗┐ohns Hopkins Resource for more information on calculation of percent positive rate.

Montgomery County Level of Community Transmission

Substantial

See metrics for determining instructional model below. 

PDE Reference

Current Model for Instruction

1/25/2021-1/29/2021

Hybrid Instructional Model

Next opportunity for families to change choice (hybrid or virtual) due by January 29 at 12pm to begin February 1, 2021

 

Disclaimer:  All community transmission data is from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH)

Data & Metrics

Data for Consideration: Current Cases in SDST

(updated 1/20/2021)

Data includes only students and school staff who have been physically in person during the period of infection for learning or extra-curricular activities.  See PDE Guidance.  
Data updated each Wednesday afternoon.
 

Number of Current cases 

Enfield Elementary School 0
Erdenheim Elementary School 1
Springfield Township Middle School 2
Springfield Township High School 0
Transportation (staff and non-public school students) 1
School staff and student combined by building within a 14 day rolling period.  SDST continues to consult with the Montgomery County OPH to assess the safety of our instructional model which may be based on contact tracing resulting in in- person transmission.  

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Recommendations for medium-sized schools following identification of case(s) of COVID-19 within a school

PDE Recommendations

Based on current enrollment for 2020-2021 school year, all schools within SDST considered MEDIUM (enrollment of 500-900) for PDE Recommendations.
Level of Community Transmission in the county Number of cases of COVID-19 within a    rolling 14 day          period Number of cases of COVID-19 within a rolling 14 day period Number of cases of COVID-19 within a rolling 14 day period
  1-3 students or staff 4-6 students or staff in the same school building 7+ students or staff in the same school building
Low
  • School does not need to close
  • Clean area(s) where case spent time
  •  Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine
  • Close school(s) for 3-7 days*
  •  Clean area(s) where case spent time
  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine
  • Close school(s) for 14 days*
  • Clean area(s) where case spent time
  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine
Moderate
  •  School does not need to close
  • Clean area(s) where case spent time
  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine
  • Close school(s) for 3-7 days*
  • Clean area(s) where case spent time
  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine
  • Close school(s) for 14  days*
  • Clean area(s) where case spent time
  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine
Substantial
  •  School should consider alternating schedule to significantly decrease the number of students on site
  •  Clean area(s) where case spent time
  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine
  • School should consider alternating schedule to significantly decrease the number of students on site
  • Close school(s) for 3-7 days*

  • Clean area(s) where case spent time

  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine

  • School should consider alternating schedule to significantly decrease the number of students on site
  • Close school(s) for 14  days*

  • Clean area(s) where case spent time

  • Public health staff will direct close contacts to quarantine

Note from PDE: *If case investigations, contact tracing, and cleaning and disinfecting can be accomplished in a faster time frame, the length of closure time may be shortened.

Montgomery County OPH will work with schools to determine the length of temporary closure in the event of in school transmission for deep cleaning and contact tracing.  
A "functional closure" may also be necessary if a school cannot be staffed safely.  

Due to the nature of these decisions, advance notice may be limited.  SDST apologizes in advance to families and appreciates your understanding.   

 

 

PDE Determining Instructional Models

PDE Resource

Data for Consideration:  Level of Community Transmission Determined by 

 

Level of Community Transmission in the county Incidence Rate per 100,000 Residents (most recent 7 days) and/or PCR Percent Positivity (most recent 7 days)
Low <10 AND <5%
Moderate 10 to <100 OR 5% to <10%
Substantial >100 OR .10%

 

Department of Health (DOH) Community Transmission Rates (last four weeks)

Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Springfield Township

Data for Pennsylvania and Montgomery County is updated  by the DOH each Friday for the previous Friday-Thursday week. 
Data for Springfield Township is updated by the DOH each Tuesday for the previous Friday-Thursday week.  
 
Metric for Consideration December 18-- December 24  December 25- December 31 January 1- January 7 January 8- January 14

Springfield Township Positivity Rate

6.84%

increasing

4.96%

decresing

6.32%

increasing

6.28%

stable

Target= at or below county positivity % AND declining week to week (most recent 14 days)
Warning of school closure: 8%

Springfield Township Incident Rate

274.96

decreasing

142.57

decreasing

249.5

increasing

208.77

decreasing

Target= at or below county positivity % and declining week to week  (most recent 14 days)
Warning of school closure:>90 

Montgomery County Positivity Rate

10.5%

decreasing

11.4% 

increasing

11.6% 

increasing

9.8%

decreasing

Target= below 5% (most recent 7 days) and declining week to week

Montgomery County Incidence Rate

297.9

decreasing

279.7

decreasing

317.5

increasing

268.6

decreasing

Target= <10 reopening and >90 warning of closure / declining week to week
Pennsylvania Positivity Rate

15.1%

decreasing

15%

stable

14.4%

decreasing

12.7%

decreasing

 Target= below 5% (most recent 7 days) and declining week to week
Pennsylvania Incident Rate

373.3

decreasing

315.5

decreasing

330.6

increasing

331.1

stable

Target= <10 reopening and >90 warning of closure / declining week to week