COVID-19 and Respiratory Virus Risk Index
Updated by 5:00 p.m. each Wednesday.
This Index shows the risk level for transmission of COVID-19, Influenza and influenza-like illnesses (ILI) in the Peterborough Public Health Region.
It brings together all available indicators on COVID-19 transmission, Influenza and influenza-like illnesses (ILI) into easy-to-understand five-point scales. Each indicator is based on local scientific data.
Video explainer (December 8, 2022) – COVID-19 and Respiratory Virus Risk Index: Dr. Piggott explains how to use the updated index to stay safe
Video explainer (May 4, 2022) – Data sources, indicators, guidance: Dr. Piggott explains how to use the COVID-19 Risk Index to stay safe
The Risk Guidance also suggests ways you can protect yourself for each risk level. If you have a greater risk of serious illness from COVID-19, influenza, or influenza-like illnesses (ILI) the Index offers additional guidance for your protection. The Risk Index level and guidance recommendations can also be accessed by calling 705-743-1000 to hear a pre-recorded message.
For a copy of the Technical Notes supporting the COVID-19 and Respiratory Virus Risk Index, please email your request to email@example.com.