What does it mean when a County Moves to Tier 1?
-If tests positivity rate is below 8 percent for three consecutive days (measured with the 7-day rolling average)
-Available intensive care unit (ICU) and medical/surgical bed capacity greater than or equal to 20 percent for three consecutive days (measured with the 3-day rolling average)
-No sustained increase in the number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals (measured with the 7-day rolling average over 7 of 10 days)
COVID-19 Vaccination Plan:
What we are currently allocating
McDonough County COVID-19 Dashboard
Illinois Regional Resurgence Information
IDPH is monitoring key indicators to identify early but significant increases of COVID-19
transmission in Illinois, potentially signifying resurgence. These indicators are calculated for
eleven newly described Illinois regions. IDPH will monitor if these indicators show an
increase in COVID-19 disease burden with a simultaneous decrease in hospital
capacity OR if there are three consecutive days greater than or equal to 8% test positivity rate
(7 day rolling). These indicators can be used to determine whether additional community
mitigation interventions are needed for a region to control the further spread of COVID-19.
Indicators are calculated daily for each region based on the most current, complete data. Each
indicator is compared to a pre-established threshold value to evaluate the COVID-19 disease
burden and hospital resource capacity. By applying the same metrics to each region, IDPH uses
a standardized approach to monitor the state as a whole while also monitoring regional trends.
Once a region meets resurgence criteria, mitigation measures will be implemented. If sustained
increases in health metrics continue unabated, more stringent mitigation measures will be
implemented. Tiered mitigation measures can be found here.
McDonough county is part of region 2. Region 2, in the state of Illinois will
begin operating under Tier 1 mitigation strategies on Sunday January 17, 2021.