How Contact Tracing Works


When someone tests positive for COVID-19, the public health department is notified and the contact tracer notifies the person. Some people are refusing to help tracers notify close contacts of an infected person that they’ve been exposed to the virus. Sometimes scammers pose as contact tracers. One way to detect a scammer is knowing what kind of information a legitimate contact tracer will not ask for. Read a story from Web MD.



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