Contact tracing slows the spread of COVID-19
Updated Nov. 10, 2020
- Trace and monitor contacts of infected people. Notify them of their exposure.
- Support the quarantine of contacts. Help ensure the safe, sustainable and effective quarantine of contacts to prevent additional transmission.
- Expand staffing resources. Contact tracing in the US will require that states, tribes, localities and territorial establish large cadres of contact tracers.
- Use digital tools. Adoption and evaluation of digital tools may expand reach and efficacy of contact tracers.