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COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing: Considerations for Using Digital Technologies

July 16, 2020

Case Studies in Tick Surveillance and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention (PDF)In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, technology and public health experts are exploring tools to automate or accelerate aspects of two core public health activities: case investigation and contact tracing. This guide aims to orient decision-makers to the critical functionalities needed for case investigation and contact tracing, summarize the range of technology options emerging to support this work, and outline operational and privacy considerations when adopting these technologies.