New CDC Hospitalization Dashboard Tracks COVID-19, Flu, RSV ED Visits

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week released a dashboard that tracks hospitalization rates for laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, flu and Respiratory Syncytial Virus by age group, gender, race/ethnicity, state and season using data from select counties in 13 states including Ohio. The dashboard will be updated weekly. Based on data from the National Syndromic Surveillance Program, the CDC also released another dashboard tracking weekly emergency department visits for COVID-19, flu, and RSV by age group and percent of all ED visits.