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Contact Tracing and Disease Intervention Resources

These ASTHO-produced resources were created to assist members in establishing and expanding contact tracing and disease intervention practices. Documents include topics related to tracing, monitoring, disease investigation, use of digital tools, workforce needs, and more.

Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers

Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Case Investigators and Contact Tracers provides approximately four-and-a-half hours of free online training to quickly teach participants the basics of contact tracing, regardless of prior experience in public health. Visit the Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Case Investigators and Contact Tracers page for more information. 

COVID-19 Technology and Digital Tools ASTHO Data Product

Public health agencies explored and adopted a variety of technologies and digital tools to support their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since May 2020, the Data Analytics and Public Health Informatics team at ASTHO compiled information on digital tools adopted by the 59 states, territories, and the District of Columbia and created the COVID-19 Technology and Digital Tools ASTHO Data Product. This searchable web report provides an overview of the national landscape, quantifies the magnitude of digital tools implemented by public health agencies, and provides leadership with information that helps drive decision-making.

Guidance Documents

Issue Briefs

Intervention Actions

Blog Posts

Podcasts

Correspondence to Congress and the Administration

Press Releases