Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

A Multifaceted Evaluation of a COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program in King County, Washington

Hood, J.E., Kubiak, R.,W., Avoundjian, T., Kern, E., Fagalde, M., Collins, H., Meacham, E., Baldwin, M., Lechtenberg., R.J., Bennett, A., Thibault, C.S., Steward, S., Duchin, J.S., Golden, M.R.

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Contact Tracing
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Mitigation and Prevention

The Public Health-Seattle and King County evaluated its case investigation and contract tracing program for effectiveness and found that contract tracing helped nearly three in four people surveyed stay in isolation. This demonstrates the value of contact tracing and case investigation as a public health tool for COVID-19 mitigation.

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