CDC's "Community Level" tool is broken - Brownstone Institute

In a Brownstone Institute article published this afternoon, Liberty Journal head writer, Dutch Jenkins, takes a deep dive into the CDC’s broken Community Level tool, its negative impacts at national park units across America and how the tool is unnecessarily extending the COVID-19 pandemic.

New COVID-19 guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may seem like the beginning of a welcomed end to a two-and-a-half-year-old pandemic, but an over reliance on the CDC’s broken and discriminatory Community Level tool may lead to unnecessarily prolonging the pandemic and keeping Americans in masks for years to come.

Based on the improved phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread availability of several COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, the CDC on Aug. 11 issued loosened guidance. At the same time, however, the CDC’s push to get more government agencies, businesses and schools to adopt its COVID-19 Community Level tool for masking decisions is concerning, because the tool doesn’t factor in the widespread availability of vaccines and treatments when determining levels within counties across America.

Read the full article at: brownstone.org/articles/the-cdcs-community-level-tool-is-broken.

The CDC’s Community Level tool is the last hope for those who want to cling onto the last gasps of the pandemic. Considering the fact that the CDC recently admitted that its various mistakes are ushering in a reorganization, government agencies, businesses and schools should immediately reconsider blindly adopting the broken database to make masking decisions.