Contact Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, LHDs are leveraging some of the oldest public health tools—contact tracing, notification, and quarantine—to identify potential cases and rapidly deploy infection prevention and control measures.

This hub highlights the most useful resources from governmental public health, academia, think tanks, and nonprofits to support LHDs in designing, establishing, scaling up, and strengthening contact tracing programs.

Context & Rationale

This page includes resources that characterize the context and rationale for contact tracing in response to the pandemic, including white papers ..

Context & Rationale

Program Planning

This page includes resources to inform program planning for contact tracing, including tools to help LHDs assess their workforce needs, develop ..

Program Planning

Training & Management

This page includes resources for training and management of the contract tracing workforce, including sample training plans; principles and best ..

Training & Management

Tools & Technology

This page includes tools for contact tracers and program managers, including checklists, workflows, and digital technologies, as well as resources ..

Tools & Technology

Planning, Financial, & Human Resources

This page includes resources to support LHDs in scaling up their contact tracing workforce, including links to potential paid and volunteer ..

Planning, Financial, & Human Resources

Communications

This page includes resources to support contact tracing communications, including communication guidelines and best practices and multilingual ..

Communications

Latest News From NACCHO on Contact Tracing

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New Recommendations for Prioritizing Case Investigations...

CDC released new recommendations prioritizing case investigations and contact...

Nov 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

New Recommendations for Prioritizing Case Investigations...

Answer The Call
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

CDC Releases Contact Tracing Video: “Answer the Call”

CDC has released a new video title “Answer the Call” describing the contact...

Nov 12, 2020 | Beth Hess

CDC Releases Contact Tracing Video: “Answer the Call”

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Request for Applications: Building Workforce Capacity of...

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO...

Nov 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Request for Applications: Building Workforce Capacity of...

  • Contact Tracing

Encouraging Participation and Cooperation in Contact...

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN), which is housed at the National...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Encouraging Participation and Cooperation in Contact...

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NACCHO Launches Online Hub for Contact Tracing Resources

To support LHDs as they design, establish, scale up, and strengthen their...

Aug 06, 2020

NACCHO Launches Online Hub for Contact Tracing Resources

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  • Epidemiology
  • Contact Tracing

Interactive Map: States Expand Contact Tracing Capacity

NASHP released a new interactive map highlighting states’ contact tracing...

Jun 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Interactive Map: States Expand Contact Tracing Capacity

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Contact Tracing

Interim COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communications Toolkit...

CDC released a new COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communication Toolkit to assist...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Interim COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communications Toolkit...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
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  • Contact Tracing

Quick Take: HIV Lessons for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law has released a new...

Jun 04, 2020 | Kat Kelley

Quick Take: HIV Lessons for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

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NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact...

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response,...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact...

NACCHO’s Contact Tracing Efforts

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Contact Tracing Tools for COVID-19 Response was developed in collaboration with our partner, ZS Associates.

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