Buncombe County Submitted: March 8, 2022 | Updated: March 31, 2022

(March 2022) Request for Buncombe County, NC Government / Health Department: Raw data behind Covid 19 dashboards presented to Bunc. Co. Commissioners from August – December 2021

Hi Buncombe County Health Department (and Kassi / Buncombe County Government CC'd),

I'd like to make a public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law.
Ref: https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

I'm requesting the data behind the Covid 19 dashboard that has been presented to the Buncombe County Commissioners for the months of August, September, October, November, and December 2021.

Specifically – Please provide the Covid dashboards, and the detailed raw data that was used by the Buncombe County Health Department, to prepare each of the Covid dashboards presented to the County Commissioners for their meetings between August 01, 2021 and December 31, 2021.

If possible, please provide the information in a Microsoft Excel format, or compatible.

If this info. is already publicly available online or some other public format, I'd ask that you please send me a link to where the info can be accessed.

Thank you for your assistance!

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Status: Completed

Activity:

  • March 31, 2022 12:38 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Kassi L. Day” <[email protected]>
    cc: Stacie Saunders <[email protected]>,
    Stacey Wood <[email protected]>,
    Lillian Govus <[email protected]>,
    “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 31, 2022, 12:38 PM
    subject: Re: FW: Records Request: (March 2022) Request for Buncombe County, NC Government / Health Department: Raw data behind Covid 19 dashboards presented to Bunc. Co. Commissioners from August – December 2021

     

    Good afternoon Kassi,

     

    Thank you for your response. I will mark this request as completed on our site.

     

    Have a good day!


    Status: Completed
  • March 30, 2022 1:27 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Kassi L. Day <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>,
    Stacie Saunders <[email protected]>,
    Stacey Wood <[email protected]>,
    Lillian Govus <[email protected]rg>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 30, 2022, 1:27 PM
    subject: FW: Records Request: (March 2022) Request for Buncombe County, NC Government / Health Department: Raw data behind Covid 19 dashboards presented to Bunc. Co. Commissioners from August – December 2021

     

    Hello Sunshine, after a review of the raw data provided to the County regarding hospitalizations, the supporting information is not in a state that would satisfy the rules of de-identification for HIPAA regulations. We have no further information to provide. Thanks,


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • March 18, 2022 2:42 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Kassi L. Day <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>,
    Stacie Saunders <[email protected]>,
    Lillian Govus <[email protected]>,
    Stacey Wood <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 18, 2022, 2:42 PM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (March 2022) Request for Buncombe County, NC Government / Health Department: Raw data behind Covid 19 dashboards presented to Bunc. Co. Commissioners from August – December 2021

     

    Hello Sunshine, thanks for your email. Please consider this confirmation of receipt of this request. The raw data this requestor is looking for is publicly available on the NC DHHS dashboard here, CDC COVID tracker here, and as of March 1, the CDC Community Levels map here. We receive the # of hospitalizations from Mission and will compile the applicable emails for a separate response. Thank you,

     

    Kassi Day

    she/hers

    Communications & Public Engagement, PIO

    (828) 250-4119 / cell (828) 767-3226

    199 College St., Asheville, NC 28801

     

    **Editor’s Note: The links that Kassi sent are:
    1. https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard
    2. https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#datatracker-home
    3. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/science/community-levels.html


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • March 15, 2022 12:55 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Stacie Saunders <[email protected]>,
    Lillian Govus <[email protected]>,
    Stacey Wood <[email protected]>
    cc: “Kassi L. Day” <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 15, 2022, 12:55 PM
    subject: Records Request: (March 2022) Request for Buncombe County, NC Government / Health Department: Raw data behind Covid 19 dashboards presented to Bunc. Co. Commissioners from August – December 2021

     

    Good afternoon Buncombe County Health Department (and Kassi / Buncombe County Government CC’d),

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office.

     

    If you’re not the appropriate party to contact about the request, please provide the correct name and email address of whom I should send it to.

     

    Please confirm receipt to let me know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. I will plan on following up again around the end of the month if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (March 2022) Request for Buncombe County, NC Government / Health Department: Raw data behind Covid 19 dashboards presented to Bunc. Co. Commissioners from August – December 2021

     

    Message: “Hi Buncombe County Health Department (and Kassi / Buncombe County Government CC’d),

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law.
    Ref: https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

     

    I’m requesting the data behind the Covid 19 dashboard that has been presented to the Buncombe County Commissioners for the months of August, September, October, November, and December 2021.

     

    Specifically – Please provide the Covid dashboards, and the detailed raw data that was used by the Buncombe County Health Department, to prepare each of the Covid dashboards presented to the County Commissioners for their meetings between August 01, 2021 and December 31, 2021.

     

    If possible, please provide the information in a Microsoft Excel format, or compatible.

     

    If this info. is already publicly available online or some other public format, I’d ask that you please send me a link to where the info can be accessed.

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    Thank you!

     

    ** Sunshine Request (www.sunshinerequest.com) makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.


    Status: Sent to Government
  • March 8, 2022 3:54 pm

    9 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending