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Mask Exit Strategy


When FOUR of the SIX following METRICS are met, and when FACTORS are deemed acceptable by the Superintendent, our mask requirement will change; masks will be:

  • recommended for those not yet vaccinated, 

  • recommended for 3 days following recovery from illness, 

  • welcome for all, and 

  • required on school district vehicles (in compliance with the federal mandate)


This data reflects

5 of 6 metrics are currently met

At or below an average of 7 COVID cases per week among GWSD staff and students

for three weeks starting January 2022 as reported by GWSD. This count reflects positive cases among students and staff as tracked by GWSD. The lookback period is the previous Tuesday - Monday.


Week of

Positive Cases

3 Week Average

 5/23/22 2 1
 5/16/22  2  1
 5/9/22  0  0
 5/2/22 1 0
 4/26/22 0 0
 4/19/22 0 0
 4/11/22 0 1
 4/4/22 0  1
 3/28/22  3  2
 3/21/22  0  1
 3/14/22  2  1

3/7/22

0

2

2/28/22

2

2

2/21/22

3

7

2/14/22

2

14

2/7/22

16

30

1/31/22

25

41

1/24/22

48

71

1/17/22

50


1/10/22

115



At or below an average of 17 COVID cases per week among residents

(approx. 100 per 100,000) for three weeks starting January 2022 as reported by Gunnison County Public Health.This count reflects the total of confirmed and probable positives in Gunnison County as reported in weekly County Updates. The lookback period is the previous Sunday - Saturday. Confirmed positives are from PCR test results; probable positives are reported by those who had a positive rapid antigen test (for example, a BinaxNOW test) administered at home.

Week of

Positive Cases

3 Week Average

3/7/22

 

 

2/28/22

 

 

2/21/22

 

 

2/14/22

 

 

2/7/22

30

99

1/31/22

70

189

1/24/22

196

300

1/17/22

346


1/10/22

442



At or below 10% Community Positivity Rate

For three weeks starting January 2022. This is the rate reported by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment at this website for Gunnison County's One Week Average Positivity. The rate reported here is the rate on that page on Tuesday mornings, which follows what has been a Monday 4pm update by the state reflecting a Monday - Sunday 7 day rate. 

Week of

Positivity Rate

3 Week Average

 5/23/22 13 13%
 5/16/22  12%  11%
 5/9/22  13%  11%
 5/2/22 9%  8%
 4/26/22 12% 6%
 4/19/22 1% 4%
 4/11/22  5%  4%
 4/4/22 5% 5%
 3/28/22  1% 8%
 3/21/22  10%  10%
 3/14/22  13%  13%

3/7/22

7%

6%

2/28/22

3%

6%

2/21/22

7%

8%

2/14/22

8%

9%

2/7/22

9%

14%

1/31/22

11%

20%

1/24/22

22%

31%

1/17/22

44%


1/10/22

26%



At or above 80% Vaccination Rate of all GWSD staff

As reported by Gunnison County Public Health.This rate is calculated by Gunnison County Public Health using updated staff rosters provided by GWSD. This rate is from October, 2021.

Week of

Vaccination Rate

5/23/22

81%



At or above 80% Community Vaccination Rate

Among those eligible as reported by Gunnison County Public Health. This is the rate reported by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment at this website for Gunnison County's population ages 5 and older immunized with 1 or more doses of any COVID-19 vaccine. The rate reported here is the rate on that page on Tuesday mornings.

Week of

Vaccination Rate

5/23/22

82%



Access to Vaccines for 5-year-olds and older for 8 weeks

Vaccines for 5-11 year olds became available on November 4, 2021. Metric met December 30, 2021.


FACTORS that the Superintendent will consider before changing the mask requirement:

1. Ability of Gunnison Valley Health to transfer patients to other facilities.

2. Ability of GWSD to fill workforce absences.