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.

Controlling COVID-19 via test-trace-quarantine

Kerr, C. C., Mistry, D., & Stuart, R. M.

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This article discusses the effectiveness of a test-trace-quarantine model of COVID-19 response in lieu of mobility limiting interventions. A computer analysis was done using a program called Covasim to generate predictions of community impact, and real-world data was also collected showing a transition from mobility limiting interventions (such as school and work closures) to test-trace-quarantine interventions. Results indicate that this type of intervention can be successful in limiting the impact of COVID-19 when all parts of the model have strong performance.

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