Last updated: Thursday, 7/2/2020

Current Risk Level:  1.16   Yellow

Last Week's Risk Level (6/25/20):    .081   Green



COVID Risk Dial & Community Guidance

 

COVID GREEN: Low Risk of COVID-19 Spread

  • At Home:
    • No distancing for people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed to someone who is infected.
    • Self-isolation of symptomatic persons.
    • No face coverings for people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed by someone who is infected.
    • Face coverings for symptomatic people.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching high contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • Be aware of COVID-like symptoms.
    • Contact medical provider if you have COVID-like symptoms.
    • Increased awareness of germ transmission through high contact surfaces.
    • Normal disinfection practices, with consideration for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathrooms).
  • Outside the Home (Work, Social, In Public):
    • Normal 6-foot distancing, resumption of normal work and community life.
    • Resume normal travel with considerations of COVID activity in destinations.
    • No face coverings for healthy people.
    • Face coverings for symptomatic people.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching high contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • Use hand sanitizer when handwashing is inaccessible of infeasible.
    • If ill with Flu-like or COVID-like symptoms, Stay at Home.
    • Minimize contact with symptomatic people.
    • Increased awareness of germ transmission through high contact surfaces.
    • Incorporation of COVID-19 disinfection practices for high-touch surfaces.
    • Avoid bare hand contact with any high touch surface.
    • Use barrier such as a paper towel or clothing when bare hand contact is unavoidable.
    • Normal disinfection, especially for high-contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures).
  • At-Risk or Vulnerable Population: For those over 65, people with underlying health conditions, and other populations at heightened risk from COVID-19:
    • You do not have to stay home at all times, but should continue physical distancing when possible in public settings.
    • Cautious expansion of interactions with others, reengage in small social settings, outdoor activities preferred.
    • Avoid large group settings and events with many people.

COVID YELLOW:  Moderate Risk of COVID-19 Spread

  • At home:
    • No distancing for people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed to someone who is infected.
    • Self-isolation of symptomatic persons.
    • Outdoor activities with distancing are acceptable.
    • No face coverings for people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed to someone who is infected.
    • Face coverings for symptomatic people.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching  high-contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • Monitor for COVID-like symptoms.
    • Enhanced disinfection, especially for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures).
  • Outside the Home (Work, Social, In Public):
    • Consider staying at home most of the time, with caution for non-essential travel and work.
    • Distance at least 6 feet from anyone outside the home.
    • Individual outdoor activities such as walking, biking, etc. are acceptable.
    • Cautious expansion of interactions with others, outdoor activities preferred.
    • Gatherings only with modifications for COVID-19.
    • Events only as guided by Four Corners Health Department.
    • Face coverings suggested when unable to distance.
    • Face coverings for symptomatic people.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching high contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • Use hand sanitizer when handwashing is inaccessible or infeasible.
    • If ill with Flu-like or COVID-like symptoms, Stay at Home.
    • Minimize contact with symptomatic people.
    • Daily temperature checks at work.
    • Avoid bare hand contact with any high touch surface.
    • Use barrier such as paper towel or clothing when bare hand contact is unavoidable.
    • Wash hands or apply sanitizer after touching high-contact surfaces.
    • Enhanced disinfection, especially for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures)
  • At-Risk or Vulnerable Population: For those over age 65, people with underlying health conditions, and other populations at heightened risk from COVID-19:
    • Stay home.
    • Rely on help for needs outside the home (groceries, medications, etc.).
    • Distance from those working outside of the home.

COVID ORANGE: Elevated COVID-19 Spread Risk

  • At Home:
    • No distancing for people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed to someone who is infected.
    • Self-isolation of symptomatic persons.
    • Outdoor activities with members of your household are acceptable.
    • No face coverings for people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed to someone who is infected.
    • Face coverings for symptomatic people.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching  high-contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • Monitor for COVID-like symptoms.
    • Contact healthcare provider if sick.
    • Monitor the health of anyone in your home with COVID-like symptoms.
    • Enhanced disinfection, especially for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures).
  • Outside the Home (Work, Social, In Public):
  • Stay at home unless traveling for work, medical care, or food.
    • Distance at least 6 feet from anyone outside the home.
    • Work from home if possible.
    • Individual activities such as walking, biking, etc. are acceptable.
    • Smallest number of contacts feasible.
    • No large gatherings or events, no more than 10 people.
    • Face coverings strongly recommended for anyone over 2 years old.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching  high-contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • Use hand sanitizer when handwashing is inaccessible or infeasible.
    • If sick with Flu-like or COVID-like symptoms, Stay at Home.
    • Minimize contact with symptomatic people.
    • Daily temperature checks at work.
    • Avoid bare hand contact with any high touch surface.
    • Use barrier such as paper towel or clothing when bare hand contact is unavoidable.
    • Wash hands or apply sanitizer after touching high-contact surfaces.
    • Enhanced disinfection, especially for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures).
  • At-Risk or Vulnerable Population: For those over the age 65, people with underlying health conditions, and other populations at heightened risk from COVID-19:
    • Stay home.
    • Rely on help for needs outside the home (groceries, medications, etc.).
    • Distance from those working outside of the home.

COVID RED: Severe COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak

  • At Home:
    • No distancing from people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed to someone who is infected.
    • Self-isolation of symptomatic people.
    • No face coverings for people without symptoms, unless they are under quarantine as a result of being exposed to someone who is infected.
    • Face coverings for symptomatic people.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching  high-contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • Daily temperature check.
    • Continuously monitor for COVID-19 symptoms..
    • Self-isolation of symptomatic persons.
    • Contact healthcare provider if sick.
    • Monitor the health of anyone in your home with COVID-like symptoms.
    • Avoid bare hand contact with any high touch surface.
    • Use barrier such as paper towel or clothing when bare hand contact is unavoidable.
    • Wash hands or apply sanitizer after touching high-contact surfaces.
    • Enhanced disinfection, especially for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures).
  • Outside the Home (Work, Social, In-Public):
    • Stay at home unless essential personnel traveling for work, or general public acquiring medical care or food.
    • Distance at least 6 feet from anyone outside the home.
    • Work from home.
    • No contact with others.
    • Face coverings when outside of the home and near others.
    • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching high contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/touching face, or before eating.
    • If ill with Flu-like symptoms or COVID-like symptoms, Stay at Home even for essential personnel.
    • Minimize contact with symptomatic people.
    • Daily temperature checks at work.
    • Avoid bare hand contact with any high touch surface.
    • Use barrier such as paper towel or clothing when bare hand contact is unavoidable.
    • Wash hands or apply sanitizer after touching high contact surfaces.
    • Enhanced disinfection, especially for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures).
  • At-Risk or Vulnerable Population: For those over age 65, people with underlying health conditions, and other populations at heightened risk from COVID-19:
    • Stay home.
    • Rely on help for needs outside the home (groceries, medications, etc.).
    • Distance from  those working outside of the home.