N.Y., N.J. Unveil New 'COVID Alert' Apps That Notify Users If They're Within 6 Feet Of Someone Who Has Tested PositiveNew York, along with other states in the Northeast, are taking the tracking of COVID-19 cases to a new level.
New Jersey Sees Uptick In Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, Communities Preparing For Possible 2nd WaveSeveral cities are taking action to prepare for a 2nd wave of COVID-19. Soon, people around Paterson will see a mobile testing unit driving around.
8 People Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 Now Complying With Contact Tracing Efforts In Rockland CountyHealth officials say they were among dozens of people who attended a party in New City on June 17.
Health Department Investigating Potential COVID-19 Exposure At Drive-In Graduation Ceremony In Westchester CountyThe individual recently traveled to Florida and experienced symptoms after attending the ceremony on June 20 at the Chappaqua train station, according to the governor's office.
Contact Tracers In NYC Having Success, But Also Running Into Challenges Gathering Necessary InformationThe city is wrapping up a third week of contact tracing, a vital step in stopping the spread as Phase 2 of reopening looms Monday.
NYC's Contact Tracers Speak To Nearly 2,300 People Who May Have Been Exposed To COVID-19Tracers were able to identify 331 active cases and help 1,057 people who needed access to medicine, food and other services. They also helped 40 people find hotel rooms to quarantine.
Lawmaker, Educator Worried About Contact Tracers Not Asking About Attending ProtestsThere has been progress in the fight against COVID-19, but the massive protests and the reopening of businesses have created fears of a new wave of infections.
As New York City Begins To Reopen Next Week, All Eyes Will Be On Efficiency Of Hired Contact TracersA key to New York City's reopening Monday will be its ability to test and trace people recently diagnosed with the coronavirus.
More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be Ready For Duty Next Week, Mayor De Blasio SaysThe mayor said the indicators continue to move in the right direction and he anticipates phase 1 of reopening will begin in mid-June.
What Does Being A Contact Tracer Entail? CBS2 Gets Information From Those In The KnowContact tracing is a key to reopening, and New York City needs to hire an army of workers before it can reopen.
Coronavirus Jobs: Cuomo Calls To Fill More Contact Tracing Openings Amid ReopeningWith thousands out of work due to the economic shutdown of the region due to the coronavirus outbreak, New York's governor is hoping some unemployed or those looking for more work will join the scientific follow-up fight as contact tracers.