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.
New York City Begins Training Hundreds Of Contact Tracers, Announces 12 New Testing SitesTri-State Area officials have repeatedly said testing and tracing will be key to reopening the economy in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Numbers Improve In New Jersey As Gov. Murphy Pushes Ahead To Expand Contact TracingOverall, new coronavirus cases are down 61% since the peak and deaths per day are down 28%, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York State If you’re looking for something to do to help during the coronavirus pandemic, a new online course can train you to become a contact tracer to help stop the spread of the virus.
Mayor Bill De Blasio: 1,000 Trained 'Disease Detectives' Will Track, Trace Coronavirus In NYCMayor Bill de Blasio says highly trained individuals will make up the "Test and Trace Corps."
Cuomo, Former Mayor Bloomberg Detail Plans For Contact Tracing Program, Say It Will Be Shared Worldwide"If we do this right, it is a science, reopening," Cuomo said. "It is based on numbers and data."
NYC Announces 'Self-Swab' Coronavirus Testing, Hopes To Hire 1,000 Contact TracersNew York City is looking to streamline the coronavirus testing process and hire 1,000 health care professionals for its contact tracing program.