Ask ECRI: Contact Tracing for COVID-19
November 17, 2020 | Aging Services Risk Management
A member recently asked us about the family members of a person who is in quarantine because they have come into contact with someone who tested positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the virus causing coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The member asked whether the person's family members should also self-quarantine.
In our response, we described the process and responsibilities associated with COVID-19 contact tracing. Contact tracers have three primary responsibilities:
Contact tracing consists...