- While case levels remain very high, they are declining in most areas of the state. 31 health districts are in declining trajectories, and only one is in a slow growth trajectory. None are in surge trajectories.
- High case levels, combined with a substantial unvaccinated population, could lead to a significant holiday surge.
- Combined with a possible holiday COVID-19 surge, a severe flu could result in hospitalizations that exceed last January’s peak.
- Vaccines are the best prevention for flu and COVID-19. Booster shot administrations currently exceed first and second dose COVID-19 vaccine administrations.