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A Look At 2020 Overall
EMS agencies are consistently running over 20 respiratory and infectious disease calls a day.
This is an abnormally high call volume.
A majority of patients are being transported to area hospitals as a result of their emergency.
The daily average for 2020 incidents has held consistently above the 2019 average for respiratory and infectious disease emergencies.
In 2020, most EMS calls occur between 6am and 12pm. Additionally, Wednesday, Saturday, and Tuesday are the busiest days respectively.
A Detailed Look At March 2020
March 24th marked the highest volume of respiratory and infectious disease calls (36) for Dane County 2020
A majority of patients in February were above the age of 60
The share of patients aged 20-49 increased in March compared to February, while the share of patients 70 and above dropped slightly.
Data on this dashboard shows respiratory and infectious disease calls for Dane County, Wisconsin. 2020 N=1,381. Data pulled 3/26/2020. Incident dates 01/01/2020 - 03/25/2020 for all visuals except the 2019 Comparisons (01/01/2019 - 03/25/2020). This data is NOT specific to COVID-19. This data is compiled from Dane Elite and WARDS for users on a platform other than ImageTrend. Data are pulled based on primary impression, signs and symptoms, and a custom-defined Dane Elite question.