COVID-19 Dashboard

COVID-19S

As of February 28, 2022 Springfield Township School District is following updated guidance by the CDC released February 25, 2022.

SDST COVID Community Level

High

 All data can be seen by using the resources listed at the bottom of the page.
Local Data for case count will be updated if there are positive cases reported in our schools. 

COVID-19 Community Levels 

NEW COVID-19 CASES
PER 100,000 PEOPLE IN THE PAST 7 DAYS

INDICATORS LOW Medium High

Fewer than 200

New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population (7-day total)

<10.0

10.0-19.9 ≥20.0
Percent of staffed inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients (7-day average) <10.0% 10.0-14.9% ≥15.0%
200 or more New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population (7-day total) NA <10.0 ≥10.0
Percent of staffed inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients (7-day average) NA <10.0% ≥10.0%

CDC COVID-19 County Community Levels

Data will be updated every Friday

dATE INPATIENT BED UTILIZATION HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS PER 100K CASES PER 100K COVID-19 COMMUNITY LEVEL  
4/28/22 1.5% 4.7 122.27 Low  
5/5/22 1.9% 6.2 167.04 Low  
5/12/22 2.6% 7.7 228.66 Medium  
5/19/22 3.4% 10.4 281.26 High  

COVID-19 Community Levels – Use the Highest Level that Applies to Your Community

COVID-19 COMMUNITY LEVEL INDIVIDUAL- AND HOUSEHOLD-LEVEL PREVENTION BEHAVIORS COMMUNITY-LEVEL PREVENTION STRATEGIES (AS RECOMMENDED BY STATE OR LOCAL AUTHORITIES)
Low
  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and boosters
  • Maintain improved ventilation throughout indoor spaces when possible
  • Follow CDC recommendations for isolation and quarantine, including getting tested if you are exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19
  • If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe disease
    • Have a plan for rapid testing if needed (e.g., having home tests or access to testing)
    • Talk to your healthcare provider about whether you are a candidate for treatments like oral antivirals, PrEP, and monoclonal antibodies
  • Distribute and administer vaccines to achieve high community vaccination coverage and ensure health equity
  • Maintain improved ventilation in public indoor spaces
  • Ensure access to testing, including through point-of-care and at-home tests for all people
    • Communicate with organizations and places that serve people who are immunocompromised or at high risk for severe disease to ensure they know how to get rapid testing
  • Ensure access and equity in vaccination, testing, treatment, community outreach, support services for disproportionately affected populations
Medium
  • If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe disease
    • Talk to your healthcare provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions (e.g., testing)
    • Have a plan for rapid testing if needed (e.g., having home tests or access to testing)
    • Talk to your healthcare provider about whether you are a candidate for treatments like oral antivirals, PrEP, and monoclonal antibodies
  • If you have household or social contact with someone at high risk for severe disease
    • consider self-testing to detect infection before contact
    • consider wearing a mask when indoors with them
  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and boosters
  • Maintain improved ventilation throughout indoor spaces when possible
  • Follow CDC recommendations for isolation and quarantine, including getting tested if you are exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Protect people at high risk for severe illness or death by ensuring equitable access to vaccination, testing, treatment, support services, and information
  • Consider implementing screening testing or other testing strategies for people who are exposed to COVID-19 in workplaces, schools, or other community settings as appropriate
  • Implement enhanced prevention measures in high-risk congregate settings (see guidance for correctional facilities and homeless shelters
  • Distribute and administer vaccines to achieve high community vaccination coverage and ensure health equity
  • Maintain improved ventilation in public indoor spaces
  • Ensure access to testing, including through point-of-care and at-home tests for all people
    • Communicate with organizations and places that serve people who are immunocompromised or at high risk for severe disease to ensure they know how to get rapid testing
  • Ensure access and equity in vaccination, testing, treatment, community outreach, support services for disproportionately affected populations
High
  • Wear a well-fitting mask (1) indoors in public, regardless of vaccination status (including in K-12 schools and other indoor community settings)
  • If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe disease
    • Wear a mask or respirator that provides you with greater protection
    • Consider avoiding non-essential indoor activities in public where you could be exposed
    • Talk to your healthcare provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions (e.g., testing)
    • Have a plan for rapid testing if needed (e.g., having home tests or access to testing)
    • Talk to your healthcare provider about whether you are a candidate for treatments like oral antivirals, PrEP, and monoclonal antibodies
  • If you have household or social contact with someone at high risk for severe disease
    • consider self-testing to detect infection before contact
    • consider wearing a mask when indoors with them
  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and boosters
  • Maintain improved ventilation throughout indoor spaces when possible
  • Follow CDC recommendations for isolation and quarantine, including getting tested if you are exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Consider setting-specific recommendations for prevention strategies based on local factors
  • Implement healthcare surge support as needed
  • Protect people at high risk for severe illness or death by ensuring equitable access to vaccination, testing, treatment, support services, and information
  • Consider implementing screening testing or other testing strategies for people who are exposed to COVID-19 in workplaces, schools, or other community settings as appropriate
  • Implement enhanced prevention measures in high-risk congregate settings (see guidance for correctional facilities and homeless shelters)
  • Distribute and administer vaccines to achieve high community vaccination coverage and ensure health equity
  • Maintain improved ventilation in public indoor spaces
  • Ensure access to testing, including through point-of-care and at-home tests for all people
    • Communicate with organizations and places that serve people who are immunocompromised or at high risk for severe disease to ensure they know how to get rapid testing
  • Ensure access and equity in vaccination, testing, treatment, community outreach, support services for disproportionately affected populations

(1) At all levels, people can wear a mask based on personal preference, informed by personal level of risk. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask.

Current Cases in SDST

Data updated if cases arise (last positive case 5/22/22)

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.

Number of Current cases 

Enfield Elementary 9
Erdenheim Elementary 12
Middle School 10
High School 8
Transportation 1
School staff and student combined by building within a 10 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.