COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative
Ontario’s local public health units are responsible for COVID-19 contact tracing and case management. PHO is partnering with public health units, Ontario Ministry of Health and the federal government to provide additional support to public health units for following up with individuals who have been identified as high risk contacts of a COVID-19 case.
About COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Contact tracing, notification and follow up is a process that is used to identify, educate and monitor individuals who have had close contact with someone who is infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. These individuals are at a higher risk of becoming infected and sharing the virus with others. Contact tracing can help individuals who have been in contact with a case of COVID-19 understand their risk and limit further spread of the virus.
Contact Tracing Frequently Asked Questions
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PHU Experiences and Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Outbreak Response in Shelters Across Ontario – Session 3: Isolation Strategies
This is the third session of a four-part series of interactive learning exchanges focused on the shelter outbreak response to COVID-19.