COVID-19 In Maryland: Contact Tracing System Overwhelmed With Number Of New CasesThe state of Maryland and counties are struggling to keep up with contact tracing as the number of new COVID-19 cases continue to remain at a higher rate, officials say.
Nearly 1M Marylanders Have Signed Up For COVID-19 AlertNearly a million people have signed up for the Maryland COVID-19 alert.
Health Officials Remind Marylanders To 'Answer The Call' From COVID-19 Contact TracersFor the first time since the pandemic began, Maryland has reported zero COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.
As Labor Day Weekend Nears, Gov. Hogan Says Family Gatherings Are Recent Source Of Most COVID-19 Cases In MarylandLabor Day weekend is upon Maryland, and Gov. Hogan is reminding residents to stay vigilant, though the state will enter Stage 3 on Friday.
Officials Urge Compliance With Contact Tracers To Slow Spread Of COVID-19Health officials are reminding Marylanders to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by answering telephone calls from contact tracers.
Coronavirus Response: Maryland Health Department Launching Campaign To Highlight Importance Of Contact TracingAs the number of coronavirus cases in Maryland continues to climb, the state's health department is launching a new campaign to educate people about the importance of contact tracing.
Maryland's COVID-19 Contact Tracing Set To Be Fully Operational Across Entire State By Next Week, Gov. Hogan SaysGov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland's contact tracing operation across all 24 jurisdictions will be "fully operational" next week.
Gov. Larry Hogan Launches Operation To Trace 1K Coronavirus Cases, Make 10K Contacts DailyGov. Larry Hogan is ramping up coronavirus contact tracing to help track positive cases across the state faster, which ultimately will make is safer for Maryland to reopen fully.
Baltimore City Officials Say Some Coronavirus Patients Not Answering Calls, Questions From Contact TracersBaltimore city officials said contact tracers, trying to track the path of the coronavirus spread, are having issues getting in touch with positive patients -- and when they do they aren't getting answers.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Offering New Free Online Course To Train COVID-19 Contact Tracers For New York StateThe Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with Bloomberg Philanthropies, launched a free online course to help train a new group of contact tracers to reach and assist people who are exposed to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Latest: Howard County Officials Stress Importance Of Contact TracingHealth Officer Dr. Maura Rossman said while it can feel intrusive, the information people share is confidential.
Coronavirus Response: Hogan Wants To Quadruple Number Of Workers Doing Contact Tracing For COVID-19 PatientsContact tracing involves a worker re-tracing the steps of someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and warning those with whom the patient may have had contact that they may have been exposed.