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Madera County Moves Into Orange Tier

Based on the tier assignment released yesterday, 5/11/2021, Madera County is now in the orange tier for this week’s tier assignment.

Madera County’s Adjusted Case Rate is 3.1 per 100,000, orange tier is 2.0-5.9. The County Positivity Rate is 1.6%, orange tier is 2.0-4.9%. The Health Equity Rate for Madera County is 1.3%. Less than 5.2% is orange tier. Madera County has met orange tier data for 2 weeks in a row so we officially moved to the orange tier!

This data is for the timeframe of 4/25/21—5/1/21. Madera County’s unadjusted and adjusted case rate are in the orange tier: the unadjusted case rate is 3.1. per 100,000 and the adjusted case rate is 3.1 per 100,000.

Testing in Madera County is 269.6 per 100,000 which is below the state median of 325.91 per 100,000. We need to start testing at a higher rate to avoid being adjusted upward.

The test positivity rate countywide is in the orange tier at 1.6%. The positivity rate in the lowest HPI quartile is 1.3% which is in the red tier.

Learn more about the tiers

Help us get to the yellow tier! What we can all do:

Get vaccinated! Everyone ages 16 and older is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Make an appointment at www.maderacounty.com/covid19vaccine

Continue to get tested regularly if you have not been vaccinated. Get tested every 4-6 weeks if working outside your home or going out, especially if gathering socially.

Gather safely. Gather outdoors when possible (max 50 people). Gatherings indoors are still strongly discouraged and should be limited to no more than 25 people.

Practice Prevention. Wash hands, socially distance and wear a mask to slow the spread of COVID.

Isolate yourself from others if you have symptoms. Quarantine if anyone in your household has symptoms. Visit www.valleycovidhelp.com or www.ayudadelvalleycovid.com for more information to learn how to properly self-isolate.

Our highly anticipated Vaccine dashboard is finally here! To view, click on the below button. If you are viewing the dashboard on your mobile device – please turn your phone sideways for a better look.

Click here to view the vaccine dashboard



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