COVID-19 Case Investigation, Contact Tracing in New York City

JAMA Network Open


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About The Study: Researchers describe the establishment, scaling, and maintenance of Trace, New York City’s COVID-19 contact tracing program and provide data on outcomes during its first 17 months.

Authors: Kathleen Blaney, M.P.H., R.N., of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Queens, New York, is the corresponding author.



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