America’s Three Phased Approach For Reopening

America’s Three Phased Approach For Reopening

It is difficult to imagine the U.S. or global economies quickly gaining steam given the “Three Phased Approach” that the U.S. is taking to reopen the economy. We provide a link to the Whitehouse document below. We plan to cover the COVID tracking apps that Apple, Google and others in the private sector have proposed in a separate article.

Three Phased Approach for Reopening the U.S. (source: CLICK HERE

  • Governor discretion: Governors will have discretion over implementation of the phased approach.
  • Gating Criteria: Proposed that states comply with “Gating Criteria” prior to embarking on the three phased approach to reopening. The three key gating criteria elements:
    • Symptoms: Downward trajectory of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) reported within a 14-day period AND Downward trajectory of covid-like syndromic cases reported within a 14-day period;
    • Cases: Downward trajectory of documented cases within a 14-day period OR Downward trajectory of positive tests as a percent of total tests within a 14-day period (flat or increasing volume of tests);
    • Hospitals: Treat all patients without crisis care AND Robust testing program in place for at-risk healthcare workers, including emerging antibody testing.

Press conference reviewing the phased approach. Speaker: Deborah Birx, a public-health expert on the White House COVID-19 task force. (source: Bloomberg News)

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