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Weekly HUSD COVID Update 12/16/20:
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Friday, December 18, 2020

San Bernardino County COVID Data:

Most up to date San Bernardino County COVID data is as follows:

Adjusted new cases per 100,000 residents: 

61.74*  (Last week was 54.83, two weeks 32.36, three weeks 24.41)

Unadjusted new cases per 100,000 residents: 

123.47* (Last week was 61.89)

Overall testing positivity:

20.32%*  (Last week was 17.22%, two weeks 13.98%, three weeks 10.41%)

HPI testing positivity aka "Health Equity Metric":

24.94%  (Last week was 21.12%, two weeks 17.3%, three weeks 12.62%)

*Note: Most recent data as of 12/7/20

Source: San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

 

San Bernardino County Hospital/ICU/Ventilator Data:

Overall Hospital Beds:

61.4%* occupied (38.6%* unoccupied); Last week was 59.8% occupied (40.2% unoccupied)

39%* of occupied hospital beds are COVID suspected or confirmed cases

Overall ICU Beds:

78.7%* occupied (21.3%* unoccupied); Last week was 76.3% occupied (23.7% unoccupied)

50.1%* of occupied ICU beds are COVID suspected or confirmed cases; Last week was 43.9>#/p###

Ventilator Availability:

59.6%* in use (30.4%* available); Last week was 62.2% in use (37.8% available)

41.4%* of ventilators in use are COVID cases; Last week was 31.7>#/p###

*Note: Most recent data as of 12/14/20

Source: San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

 

Southern California Region ICU Data:

Region ICU Beds:

99.5%* occupied (.5% unoccupied); Last week was 89.9% occupied (10.1% unoccupied)

Note: SoCal region includes Imperial, Inyo, LA, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.  Region ICU data triggered regional stay at home order on 12/6/20 which remains in effect for at least 3 weeks.  Click Here for regional stay at home order.  The regional stay at home order does not impact guidance related to schools.  Reference article 2, part E.

*Note: Most recent data as of 12/16/20

Source: COVID19.CA.Gov

 

City COVID Data:

City of Hesperia data: 

165.6* new cases per day per 100,000 residents; Last week was 92.9

28.6%* overall testing positivity; Last week was 26>#/p###

City of Victorville data: 

171.1* new cases per day per 100,000 residents; Last week was 97.6

25.6%* overall testing positivity; Last week was 22.9>#/p###

City of Apple Valley data: 

166.3* new cases per day per 100,000 residents; Last week was 81.8

27.1%* overall testing positivity; Last week was 21.7>#/p###

City of Adelanto data: 

169.9* new cases per day per 100,000 residents; Last week was 68.1

26.9%* overall testing positivity; Last week was 19>#/p###

City of Phelan data: 

119.1* new cases per day per 100,000 residents; Last week was 64.9

26.1%* overall testing positivity; Last week was 20.8>#/p###

*Note: Most recent data as of 12/5/20

Source: San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

 

School District COVID Data:

Hesperia Unified data: 

151.7* new cases per day per 100,000 residents (Last week was 81.7, two weeks 107)

Victor Valley Union High data: 

141.9* new cases per day per 100,000 residents (Last week was 76.3, two weeks 93.2)

Victor Elementary data: 

143.2* new cases per day per 100,000 residents (Last week was 82.2, two weeks 98.1)

Apple Valley Unified data: 

134.5* new cases per day per 100,000 residents (Last week was 66.6, two weeks 91.8)

Adelanto Elementary data: 

147.4* new cases per day per 100,000 residents (Last week was 68, two weeks 85)

Snowline Joint Unified data: 

92.9* new cases per day per 100,000 residents (Last week was 52.6, two weeks 58.8)

*Note: Most recent data as of 12/5/20

Source: San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

 

Current San Bernardino County tier assignment:  

60.3 adjusted new cases per 100,000* (Last week 54.2, two weeks 23.0, three weeks 27.0)

120.3 unadjusted new cases per 100,000* (Last week 61.1)

20.1% overall positivity* (Last week 16.9%, two weeks 11.3%, three weeks 10.5%)

24.3%* health equity metric positivity (Last week 20.6, two weeks 9.3%)

Tier = Purple 

*Note: 7-day average of the week ending on 12/15/20.

Source: Ca Safer Economy

 

Needed for next tier (Red) assignment:  

2 consecutive week averages of 7 or fewer adjusted new San Bernardino County cases per 100,000 residents, 8% or lower overall positivity rate AND 8% or lower Ca Health Equity Metric positivity.  Source: Ca Safer Economy

 

Free COVID Testing:

Community COVID-19 testing sites are being held throughout San Bernardino County. Samples will be collected using a swab in the nostril or in the mouth. These samples are then sent to a lab to test for the virus that causes COVID-19 (SARS‑CoV‑2 virus).  There are 3 commonly used testing options:

 

Option #1: San Bernardino County Public Health Testing Facilities:

Click Here to make a free testing appointment

  • You can easily make an appointment on your computer or phone!

  • Walk-ins are sometimes welcome (depending on how busy they are)!

  • You do NOT need to have symptoms to test!

  • You get texted/emailed the results in under 48 hours!

Nearby locations: (Note: Click Here for exhaustive San Bernardino County list) 

Percy Bakker Center

9333 E Ave., Hesperia

Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Victor Valley College

71 Mojave Fish Hatchery Rd., Victorville

Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Option #2: CVS, RiteAid or Walgreens Testing Facilities:

  • You can easily make an appointment on your computer or phone! 

  • No walk-ins! 

  • Generally, you MUST have symptoms to test! 

Click Here to schedule a CVS test

Click Here to schedule a RiteAid test

Click Here to schedule a WalGreens test

Option #3:  Other testing options

Days Times Location Directions     Phone #

Monday - Friday

1PM - 5PM

Hesperia Health Center

16453 Bear Valley Rd., Hesperia

Testing Details

(909)387-3911

 

N/A

N/A

Barstow Community Health Center (FQHC)

750 E. Main St., Barstow

Call the health center for details

(442)347-2800

 

N/A

N/A

Victorville Clinic (FQHC)

15201 11th St., Suite 300, Victorville

Call the health center for details

(818)895-3100

 

N/A

N/A

Barstow Clinic (FQHC)

405 E. Buena Vista St., Barstow

Call the health center for details

(818)895-3100

Option #4:  Consult your doctor for other testing options.

Flu Vaccine:

The California Department of Public Health strongly recommends that all students and staff be immunized each autumn against influenza, to help:

  1. Protect the school community

  2. Reduce demands on health care facilities

  3. Decrease illnesses that cannot be readily distinguished from COVID19 and would therefore trigger extensive measures from the school and public health authorities. 

Click Here for information on free flu vaccines in San Bernardino County 

If you have any questions please contact your child's school.