Coronavirus

Topics for Contact Tracers

Background: This document contains a sample training plan including training topics that may be helpful for state and local public health jurisdictions to consider when designing their own training plan for COVID-19 contact tracers. Each heading represents the learning objective for that section. Suggested training modalities/formats are provided, as well as information about sample existing…

Background: This document contains a sample training plan including training topics that may be helpful for state and local public health jurisdictions to consider when designing their own training plan for COVID-19 contact tracers. Each heading represents the learning objective for that section. Suggested training modalities/formats are provided, as well as information about sample existing trainings and resources. This document may be updated as new resources become available. For the purposes of this document, contact tracers are those who notify close contacts of COVID-19 patients of their exposures.

Overall Training Goal: After completing all training below, learners should be able to conduct contact tracing according to the established protocol.   

Target Audience: Community health workers or volunteers with little or no experience conducting contact tracing.

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