contact tracing

What Does A Contact Tracer Really Do?

What Does A Contact Tracer Really Do?

Contact tracing is a technique epidemiologists and public health officials have long used in the fight against diseases like HIV and tuberculosis. It’s an important tool for identifying those who might be sick and keeping the infection from spreading to others. As the nation continues to reopen, contact tracing could…

How To Become A Contact Tracer In The U.S.

How To Become A Contact Tracer In The U.S.

During an unprecedented rise in unemployment, there is increasing demand for one job: contact tracers. Part of the U.S. Centres for Disease Control’s multipronged response to the COVID-19 pandemic, contact tracing involves calling people with suspected and confirmed infections and keeping a record of anyone they may have come in close…