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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Answer the Call to Slow the Spread!

Contact Tracing What to Expect

Contact Tracing What to Expect


Contact Tracing: What to Expect

What is a close contact? Someone who was within 6 feet of a person with COVID-19 for at least 15 minutes

How will close contacts be informed? The Health department will call to let them know they have been exposed to COVID-19, ask them to stay home and self-quarantine for 14 days, and see if they need any assistance to be able to quarantine (i.e. grocery delivery). If no answer, the health department will leave a voicemail and callback number.

What should close contacts do? Stay at home and self-quarantine for 14 days after the most recent exposure to COVID-19. Monitor themselves for symptoms and notify the health department if symptoms develop. Seek immediate medical care if symptoms become severe.

Answer the call to slow the spread!

McLean County Health Department • Healthy People • Healthy Places

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