Contact Tracing

Contact Tracingthe process of identifying a person or persons who may have come in contact with an infected person.

Contact Tracing has been a valuable public health tool for decades. SCPH has used this tool to investigate and reduce the spread of infectious illnesses such as tuberculosis, STIs, and even Ebola!

Because COVID-19 is a worldwide concern, many more people are now aware of contact tracing.

 

CDC Contact Tracing

 

page reviewed - 02/10/2022