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This COVID-19 Risk Dial provides a summary of current conditions in our community. Each color incorporates federal and national guidance published by top public health experts and is coupled with specific guidance.

This is only guidance and does not replace federal, state, or local directed health measures. At-risk and vulnerable populations should take stringent precautions.

Healthy Actions for General Public During Elevated Risk

Physical Distancing

  • 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 outdoor activities such as walking, biking, etc. are recommended
  • Limit the number of people you regularly spend time near
  • Large gatherings or events of more than 25 people are discouraged

Face Covering

  • Face coverings strongly recommended 

Hand Washing

  • 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 hand washing is inaccessible or infeasible
  • Frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds, especially after touching high contact surfaces, sneezing/coughing/ touching face, or before eating Illness Monitoring

If ill with Flu-like or COVID-like symptoms, Stay at Home

  • Minimize contact with symptomatic people
  • Daily temperature checks at work
  • Monitor for 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
  • Use enhanced disinfection processes, especially for high contact surfaces (door/other handles, light switches, bathroom fixtures)
    • For cleaning recommendations click here

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