COVID - 19 Data Dashboard
ACTIVE DISTRICT CASES
Active cases represent the “as of date” number of students and employees that are a confirmed positive case of COVID-19 that are attending in person/on premises instruction or are students participating in athletics or extracurricular activities on premises within the past 10 days. The dashboard does not mean that an individual contracted COVID-19 while in a Methacton School District building or event.
The active district cases will be updated daily or as the District receives information regarding a positive case. Information received after 4 p.m. or on a weekend/holiday may be documented on the next school day.
When the district is informed by parents, students, and staff of a positive case, the district contacts the Montgomery County Department of Public Health to confirm and initializes contact tracing as directed.
In addition, the district gathers information daily that is self-reported by students and staff following the use of the self-screening checklist used by students and staff, are notified that they are in quarantine, isolation or have tested or are awaiting test results. This information is collected and used to exclude students and staff from on premises attendance until such time they are able to return as per the Montgomery County Department exclusion rules.
Based on confirmed positive cases and the specific data associated with individual cases, the school nursing department and the Superintendent will confirm with the County Department of Health to determine the need to revert any school to all virtual environment for prescribed period of time.
Methacton School District works cooperatively with Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH) to provide notification and contact tracing to affected individuals. If you do not hear directly from Methacton or MCOPH, it is because you are not considered at risk due to these cases. To ensure student/staff privacy, Methacton will not provide any information regarding affected individuals.
Students and staff are encouraged to follow safety protocols — such as maintaining at least three feet social distancing, wearing a mask, washing hands and avoiding large crowds.
Last update: October 27, 2021
DISTRICT & COUNTY
The data below is provided by the Montgomery County Department of Health and will be updated each Friday. This data is the 14-day average for the reporting period and, as such, will lag by 2 weeks. The county data and district data is provided to the district on different days of the week and will be posted once received
Last Update: October 27, 2021
METRIC Thresholds: The Pennsylvania Department of Education provides the “Community Transmission” chart located below for use by school districts. This chart was approved for use by the Methacton School District Board of School Directors as part of the approved Health and Safety Plan and will help guide the determination of instructional models.
The district will be monitoring our own and the County’s positivity rates along with monitoring the stability of the incidence rate for each.
During two consecutive weeks of community transmission