Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers

The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S), in coordination with local and state public health agencies, responds to suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UW community and takes action to prevent further transmission. EH&S fullfills the University's public health responsibilities for COVID-19 case response, including contact tracing.

These videos assist with training new EH&S contact tracers.

 

COVID-19 Case Response

The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S), in coordination with local and state public health agencies, responds to suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UW community and takes action to prevent further transmission.

The public health response activities include a case interview, risk assessment, providing guidance for self-isolation, notifications to those impacted, and contact tracing.