Tips to Improve COVID-19 Control Through Better Case and Contact Follow-Up

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

What are some lessons learned about how to make this process more effective? We have compiled “top tips” from jurisdictions across the United States working to make case investigation and contact tracing programs more effective. Programs may find some or all of these tips helpful to increase participation in case investigation and contact tracing, particularly in areas with high rates of refusal or “unable-to-locate” Index Cases.