Students support campus COVID-19 response with contact tracing

A group of University of Michigan students is experiencing public health practice firsthand while working as contact tracers as part of the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Contact Tracing Corps, developed by the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is a team of over 50 students across the health sciences schools who receive specialized training to conduct duties such as student outreach, monitoring, and needs coordination for students who contract—or come into contact with someone who contracted—COVID-19.

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