Will the Clay County dashboard be updated to reflect the updated CDC guidelines? Why is the positivity rate no longer being used as a criterion?

Yes, the dashboard will be updated to reflect 7-day intervals. Positivity rate may no longer be an accurate indicator of disease in the community with the increase in test accessibility and types. With decreased demand for testing, the positivity rate is reflecting nonrandom, voluntary testing by a select group of people (rather than representative of the community).

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1. Does this new guidance recommend more restrictive measures for elementary schools?
2. Does this new guidance recommend more restrictive measures for sports?
3. What if social distancing of six feet in classrooms is not possible with all students attending?
4. Is there any data that would indicate differences in transmission based on school being in session three, four, or five days per week versus two?
5. Will the Clay County dashboard be updated to reflect the updated CDC guidelines? Why is the positivity rate no longer being used as a criterion?
6. Why are you adopting DESE/MO DHSS masking guidance now instead of when it was released?