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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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COVID-19 Trends

Updated: April 27, 2021

We continue to monitor COVID activity data published by Public Health - Seattle & King County (PHSKC). 

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) decision-making tool indicates when COVID activity rates are at an appropriate level to transition to in-person learning and activities. When community rates are greater than 350 per 100,000 residents, DOH recommends in-person learning for our youngest learners (Pre-K through grade 5) and students with the highest needs with safety protocols in place. These conditions include small groups of 15 or fewer students and social distancing. 

 

Positive cases per 100,000 residents over 14 days

Percentage of positive cases over 14 days

Hospitalizations in the past 14 days*

DOH threshold for in-person learning for grades Pre-K - 5 

>350

>10%

Consider trend data

Burien

403

No Record

11 (trending up)

Des Moines

441

No Record

3 (trending down)

Normandy Park 313 No Record 1 (trending up)
SeaTac 623 No Record 7 (trending down)
White Center 518 No Record 4 (same)
King County 334 No Record 206 (trending down)

* When trends in cases and hospitalizations are flat or decreasing, and the school can demonstrate the ability to limit transmission in the school environment, expand access to in-person learning

More data can be found on the King County Dashboard 

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Good Hygiene

Please remind your student of the importance of following good hygiene practices that prevent the spread of communicable diseases:

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a sleeve or a tissue.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds, or use alcohol hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick. See our guidelines for when to stay home.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.