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Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

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MN health officials will text COVID-19 positive cases, close contacts

The hope is that if they get a text first then more people will answer their phone when the health department calls.

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As COVID-19 cases surge, Itasca County suspends contact tracing

Health officials instead will focus on high-risk settings, like schools and long-term care facilities.

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MDH: 1/3 of people with COVID-19 refusing to help contact tracers

The estimate was provided Monday by a member of the state health department.

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North Dakota is having people do their own COVID-19 contact tracing

Health officials have said timely contact tracing is a key component in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Contact tracing in Minnesota has blossomed into a gargantuan task

Thousands of contact tracers are needed to handle the volume of cases.