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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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COVID-19 Trends

Updated: February 18, 2021

We continue to monitor COVID activity data published by Public Health - Seattle & King County (PHSKC). 

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) decision-making tool indicates when COVID activity rates are at an appropriate level to transition to in-person learning and activities. When community rates are greater than 350 per 100,000 residents, DOH recommends in-person learning for our youngest learners (Pre-K through grade 5) and students with the highest needs with safety protocols in place. These conditions include small groups of 15 or fewer students and social distancing. 

 

Positive cases per 100,000 residents over 14 days

Percentage of positive cases over 14 days

Hospitalizations in the past 14 days**

DOH threshold for in-person learning for grades Pre-K - 5 

>350

>10%

Consider trend data

King County

107 

6.2% 

146 (trending down)

Highline*

272

12.4% 

9 (trendin up)

*This reflects the highest COVID activity rate of the four Health Reporting Areas (HRA) in Highline. We take the highest count because students and staff who live in one HRA may work in or attend a school in another HRA.  

** When trends in cases and hospitalizations are flat or decreasing, and the school can demonstrate the ability to limit transmission in the school environment, expand access to in-person learning

More data can be found on the King County Dashboard