Response Levels

The Black Hawk County Health Department 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.

We are Currently here

Low

What this means:
10 cases per 100,00 in the last 7 days and <5% 14 day average percent positivity
We are Currently here

Elevated

What this means:
<50 cases per 100,000 in the last 7 days and <10% 14 day average percent positivity
We are Currently here

Moderate

What this means:
>50 cases per 100,000 in the last 7 days and <10% 14 day average percent positivity
We are Currently here

High

What this means:
>100 cases per 100,000 in the last 7 days and >10% 14 day average percent positivity