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NIHB Webinar: Contact Tracing in Indian Country 7/10/20

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The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) hosted a webinar on contact tracing in Indian Country. Case investigation and contact tracing are core methods used by Tribal, local, and state health departments for disease control and is a key strategy in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Contact tracing is used to identify and alert people of potential contact with a person infected with the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. This webinar explores how contact tracing is being carried out in Indian Country.