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.

Centering Health Equity Within COVID-19 Contact Tracing in Connecticut

Johnson, K., Davis, L.

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Case Study

Contact Tracing
Social and Community Context
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Infrastructure Support

The Connecticut Department of Public Health Contact Tracing Program implemented a Community Outreach Specialist program to support COVID-19 contact tracing among vulnerable communities with high proportions of Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, or Haitian Creole-speaking residents.

Resource Details

Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

People Who Do Not Speak English

Setting(s) of Implementation


Geographic Area of Implementation


Implementation Period