UC Irvine hosts contact tracing training with an eye on health equity

Maritza Bermudez said wanting answers is the reason she was eager to take part in her now second contact tracing workshop. The nonprofit she works for pays for her time to participate in a workshop hosted by the University of California, Irvine. … According to the university, the four-week series of remote training sessions was created to help meet the growing need for contact tracers who can do the detective-like work of figuring out how COVID-19 is transmitted from one person to another with an eye toward health equity.