'Everybody's Vulnerable': LA County Health Officer Says Contact Tracing Critical After Trump Tests PositiveL.A. County chief medical officer says White House would need to contact those the president has been in close contact with, but not those who attended his rallies.
USC Reports First Cases Of On-Campus Coronavirus, Contract Tracing Under WayDays after reporting dozens of coronavirus cases from the University of Southern California community, the university is now announcing that it has had its first on-campus coronavirus cases.
'We Never Give Out Names': Health Officials Vow COVID Contact Tracers Will Uphold PrivacyContact tracers can help people at risk get the resources needed to safely quarantine for 14 days, according to officials.
LA County Spending $10 Million On COVID-19 Contact Tracing Efforts, Will Hand Out $20 Gift Cards As Interview IncentiveThe Department of Public Health is allocating $10 million to community-based organizations to help with communications, navigations and case management.
LA County Reports 2,667 New Coronavirus Cases, 51 DeathsHealth officials also reported that 1,995 people were currently hospitalized, with 26% being treated in intensive care units and 17% on ventilators.
'We Do Not Share This Information': Riverside County Urges Residents To Cooperate With Contact Tracing EffortsAnd with more than 500 people currently hospitalized for coronavirus, seven out of 17 Riverside County hospitals have been forced to move into surge capacity for ICU beds.
'We Don't Provide Judgement': Contact Tracers Work To Slow Spread Of Coronavirus In LA CountyCalls will either come from an 866 number or will come through as L.A. County Health on caller ID, and health officials say answering the phone, or returning missed calls, is important to the effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19.
Scammers Are Posing As COVID-19 Contact Tracers, City Attorney Mike Feuer WarnsLos Angeles' lead attorney Mike Feuer is warning about an emerging scam involving contact-tracing impersonators.