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UC Irvine helping teach community-centric contact tracing method in Orange County

NBC Los Angeles, July 29, 2020 (Video)

July 29, 2020

UC Irvine helping teach community-centric contact tracing method in Orange County

A new method of contact tracing is being taught in Orange County that is designed to build trust in some of the hardest hit communities. It is a partnership between the county’s health department and UC Irvine. … The training in conjunction with UC Irvine wraps up at the end of August. By then, organizers expect to have 500 new tracers on board.