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COVID-19 Dashboard

(Updated 12/1/2020)


Key Question & Indicators


Current Status (1/21/21)

Main Decision-Making Data Point:

What is the COVID-19 status and general health status in the ICS community?

Number of confirmed and presumed cases among students and faculty  - A confirmed case is indicated by a positive test result, and a presumed case is an individual quarantined by the health department while awaiting test results due to a presumed positive.

Number of “reds” issued by Magnus Health Screening App and data around student and teacher absenteeism
Indication of transmission on campus (connected cases) or too many teachers/students quarantined or absent to effectively run school. To date: 8 total positive cases.*

*A positive ICS case is defined as someone in our community who tested positive within 72 hours of having been on campus. 

Main Decision-Making Data Point:

Protocol adherence at ICS
How well is the ICS community adhering to our health and safety protocols?

Compliance with mask wearing on campus, maintaining physical distance, hand/surface hygiene, Magnus app completion, and the community pledge  
Poor community compliance with protocols  On campus compliance is very strong. 

There is a level of concern about out-of-school behavior, though school protocols significantly mitigate the likelihood of on-campus transmission.

Main Decision-Making Data Point:

Government guidance
What guidance is the school receiving from Maryland governing organizations? Quarantine or closure orders
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has approved Indian Creek’s reopening plan. We are partnering closely with the Health Department in assisting contact tracing efforts as necessary.

Secondary Decision-Making Data Point:

COVID-19 in other schools and childcare settings
Are schools and daycares in our region seeing active COVID-19 clusters?

Outbreak-associated cases in Maryland schools and daycare centers
Numerous schools and daycares needing to close due to active clusters View school resources page through Maryland State Department of Health.

Secondary Decision-Making Data Point:

Metrics we watch
Is COVID-19 spread increasing, decreasing, or stable in Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, and Maryland state?

14-day trends of average of cases per 100,000, testing positivity rate, and total hospitalizations
Steep increases indicative of unrestrained community spread combined with evidence of an increased risk of on-campus transmission
Current metrics  high levels of COVID-19 in our county and state, though positivity rate and cases per 100,000 rates have stabilized from previous levels of growth. 

Secondary Decision-Making Data Point:

Additional research and resources
What are health and education experts recommending for school reopening? Recommendations from health experts for school closure due to a high level of risk for on-campus transmission.
Indian Creek school is a co-educational, college preparatory independent school, located in Crownsville, Maryland.  Students in Pre-K3 through grade 12 receive a vibrant educational experience based on excellent academics steeped in strong student-teacher connections.