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How Johnson County Tracks And Investigates Positive COVID-19 Cases

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The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment uses daily text messages to check in with those who have been in contact with infected people.

Johnson County, Kansas, has trained about 30 staff in its Department of Health and Environment to help with COVID-19 case investigations and contact tracing. The county is also trying to leverage technology "to reduce the burden on human resources," said epidemiologist Elizabeth Holzschuh.

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