High numbers mean Olmsted Co. can't contact trace all COVID cases
The county is home to more than 162,000 people.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contact tracing in Minnesota has blossomed into a gargantuan task
Thousands of contact tracers are needed to handle the volume of cases.