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Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing

Contact tracing slows the spread of COVID-19

Updated May 26, 2021
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Contact Tracing Communications Toolkit

State and local health department staff can use or adapt these ready-made materials to educate their community about case investigation and contact tracing for COVID-19.

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Contact Tracing: Frequently Asked Questions

CDC’s answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19.

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Contact Tracing Training

Trainings for public health professionals interested in becoming a COVID-19 contact tracer or case investigator, as well as for public health professionals who already serve in these roles and are seeking to improve their knowledge.

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Answer the Call from the Health Department
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Tell Your Close Contacts
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Tell Your Close Contacts
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Call Your Health Department to Report Symptoms of COVID-19
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Contact Tracing Slows the Spread of COVID-19
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Multi-Use Contact Tracing Images

Visit COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communications Graphics for more graphics.