COVID-19 Information

  • 14-Day Case Rate Per 100,000 in Pierce County

    Case rate as of 6 days ago from Tacoma-Pierce County Public Health Department

    557 per 100,000

    Updated October 8, 2021


    Youth ages 12 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

    • It's free. No insurance needed.
    • Pfizer vaccine is the only one authorized for ages 12 and older.
    • Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are authorized for ages 18 and older.
    • Visit the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to schedule an appointment at a pop-up clinic.

    Click here or the image below to view the SBLSD COVID-19 dashboard.

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    Key Terminology

    Positive - A student or a staff member have recieved a positive test result. The individual has been instructed to self-isolate by their medical services provider or the health department.

    Close Contact - A student or a staff member have been within 6-feet or less for 15 minutes over a 24 hour time period (aggregate) of a COVID-19 positive individual or individuals. The individual has been instructed to quarantine by their medical services provider or the health department.

    Quarantine - A student or staff member has been advised to quarantine if they are deemed a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or has COVID-19 symptoms themselves.

    Building/Program Quarantined - A building or program is closed for set duration of time and those in attendance instructed to quarantine by their medical services provider or the health department.

    Case Study (Negative) - Individual with COVID-19 like symtoms who have not had known close contact and have tested negative. Case has been studied by district staff and/or the local health department.

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