CDC Community Level and UCSF Impact Tier

CDC Community Level

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

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%

The COVID-19 community level is determined by the higher of the new admissions and inpatient beds metrics, based on the current level of new cases per 100,000 population in the past 7 days.


UCSF COVID Impact Tiers

 

Low

Medium

High

1. Community COVID Level

New COVID Case Rate-SF Bay Area, per 100k per 7 d.

< 50 cases

50-199 cases

> 200 cases

2. Hospital COVID Level

New COVID Admissions-

SF Bay Area, per 100k per 7 d.

< 10

admissions

10.0-19.9 admissions

> 20

admissions

3. UCSF COVID Level

New COVID Cases in past 7 days-UCSF (EE + learners)

< 50 cases

50-299 cases

> 300 cases

*Overall Tier based on highest Tier of 3 indicators

*Change in Tier requires 2 consecutive weeks at the new Tier to move ”down” or 2 consecutive weeks to move “up”.

Overriding Factors

  • CDPH/public health orders
  • New virulent strains
  • Onsite transmission
  • Unforeseen circumstances (e.g. natural disaster)