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Contact Tracing in Arkansas

Case investigation and contact tracing, a core disease control measure employed by local and state health department personnel for decades, is a key strategy for preventing further spread of COVID-19. This control method is a significant part of the process of supporting patients and warning contacts of exposure in order to stop chains of transmission.

On June 5th, Governor Asa Hutchinson detailed how contact tracing is being utilized to slow the spread in Arkansas. Highlights from the press conference are included in the video below.