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Define COVID-19 Contact Tracing Protocol

Define COVID-19 Contact Tracing Protocol

Contact Tracing Training Plan

Updated May 15, 2020

Live training (whether through videoconference or a live course on a learning management system) or an eLearning course with knowledge checks is suggested so that learners can receive immediate feedback. Inclusion of a post-test – as well as an electronic guide describing jurisdiction-specific protocols – is strongly recommended.

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Topic areas

Describe in detail the actions and requirements associated with each step of the contact tracing process

  • Test
  • Investigation and elicitation
  • Trace
  • Quarantine or isolate
  • Follow-up

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